Literacy Tutor (Blackburn Hamlet Library)
Organization: Frontier College
Commitment: Short term less than 6 months
Language Preference: Bilingual
Number of Positions Available: 10
Location: Ottawa - East
Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
DescriptionWHAT DO OUR VOLUNTEERS DO?
Frontier College's Homework Club Program offers homework and reading support for children and youth across Canada. As a volunteer with the Homework Club Program at Blackburn Hamlet Public Library, you will help children and youth grades 1 to 6 to develop their reading and writing skills in English. Based on your own competencies, you may also help them develop skills in mathematics, science, and French.
Volunteering with the Homework Club Program is an excellent way to gain experience in early childhood education or literacy tutoring! It is also an ideal environment in which to contribute meaningfully to your community. We require no prior teaching experience and provide you with all of the training and materials you need. Just bring your communication skills, patience, enthusiasm and love of learning!
WHEN AND WHERE DO OUR ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE?
Frontier College’s newest Homework Club program in Ottawa will be held at the Blackburn Hamlet Public Library from September 2019 to June 2020. The program will run on Mondays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Volunteers are encouraged to participate weekly, but scheduling is flexible and can accommodate your availabilities. Note also that our other Homework Club across the city are always looking for volunteers!
HOW CAN YOU APPLY?
Candidates aged 18 or over will be required to provide a vulnerable sector Police Check (free of charge). All candidates will be required to provide three references upon request.
We look forward to meeting you!
Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring
You will be working with: Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)
Organization category: Education and research
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability
Vulnerable sector check required: Yes