Learning Buddies (Virtual Volunteer Reading/Math Mentor)

Organization Name: Learning Buddies
Opportunity Title: Virtual Volunteer Reading/Math Mentor
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: January 7, 2024
End Date: January 24, 2099

Email: julia@learningbuddiesnetwork.com
Website: https://www.learningbuddiesnetwork.org/
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

About Us

Learning Buddies Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping elementary school students develop essential literacy and math skills through free one-on-one, after-school mentoring in a fun group setting. We reach children who otherwise would not have the help they need. Our goals are to enhance self-esteem through improvement in academic skills and to ignite a passion for learning in a safe and caring environment.


Position Summary

  • Complete the math/reading and volunteer manual training sessions
  • Participate in the orientation during the first week of the programs
  • Report to your Program Coordinator and Executive Coordinator
  • Prepare lesson materials provided by the organization for each session 
  • Mentor your little buddy by using the lesson materials prepared 
  • Track your little buddy’s progress
  • Attend mentor meetings
  • Complete mentor reports
  • Assist in volunteer recruitment


By volunteering with LBN, volunteers take on significant responsibilities and develop leadership, communication, and organization skills. You will have the opportunity to work directly with one child and develop a supportive mentoring relationship that will help foster building their learning skills, self-esteem, and a positive attitude.



  • Applicants must be either enrolled in school or planning to attend 
  • Applicants below Grade 10 must have a teacher submit a Volunteer Referral Form
  • The mandatory training must be completed 
  • Volunteers must have a criminal record check done before volunteering with children
  • Must be located in Canada or the Continental United States



We offer both online and in-person programs.


How to Apply

Please Visit: https://www.learningbuddiesnetwork.com/mentor-application-form


For any questions, please reach out to julia@learningbuddiesnetwork.com

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