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ONE TO ONE Literacy Society (Volunteer Literacy Tutor)Organization Name: ONE TO ONE Literacy Society
Opportunity Title: Volunteer Literacy Tutor
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: January 7, 2019
End Date: June 21, 2019
- Background/police check required
- Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
- Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
- Training or orientation required
Love reading and working with kids? Become a ONE TO ONE volunteer tutor and open the world of reading to a child!
ONE TO ONE matches struggling young readers with volunteer tutors across Vancouver public schools where they practice reading with a caring, patient adult. We know that this time spent with students directly impacts the student’s confidence and their chance of succeeding academically and in life.
Volunteer tutors read once a week, either in the mornings or afternoons, at a specific school, from October to June. You will be developing a relationship with the students that will help them bloom into successful readers.
You must be 18 years old, proficient in English and/or French and complete a criminal record check. ONE TO ONE provide training and ongoing support. Training sessions for new volunteers will be held in January 2019. ONE TO ONE are looking for volunteer tutors in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster and the Tri-Cities. Register now in three easy steps by visiting www.one-to-one.ca/volunteer.
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