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Children Literacy Volunteer

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Organisme: Twice Upon a Time

Engagement: Long terme (entre 6 mois et un an)

Disponibilité: Fins de semaine; Journées

Langue préférée: Bilingue

Nombre de postes disponibles: 5

Endroit: Ottawa - Centre

Date limite: 30 août 2019

Description

Twice Upon a Time gives free books to kids who might not otherwise be able to afford them. We are seeking volunteers to operate our free children's bookstores. Consider volunteering with us if you are: *a reader *someone with an enthusiastic and welcoming spirit *reliable *interested in working with children up to age 12 *available from 4pm on weekdays or on the weekends for 2 hours at a time *interested in making a difference in communities in need Applicants will be required to obtain a clear police records check suitable for working with the vulnerable sector. We provide a letter to take to the police station, for a free records check. We work in a variety of locations including Overbrook Community Centre (Wed,Saturdays), Boys and Girls Club on McArthur Ave (Tuesdays), Taggart YM-YWCA (Wednesdays) and other locations.
We especially need volunteers on Tuesdays at the Boys and Girls Club from 4-6pm.

Contact

Helena Merriam

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volunteers@twiceuponatime.ca

Adresse de l'occasion de bénévolat
404 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Détails

Bon pour les personnes intéressées par: Bibliothèque

Vous allez travailler avec: Jeunes (11-15 ans); Enfants (0-10 ans)

Comment cette occasion de bénévolat vous bénéficier?
Volunteering with Twice Upon a Time will give you a chance to work with children and families, promoting literacy and the love of reading. You will be helping putting books in the hands of children who need them. Volunteering is fun and rewarding, seeing the joy on the face of the children we serve. In some locations we also provide a story time and this lets you channel your inner librarian! It is great fun to read aloud to children who may not be used to this wonderful activity.

Comment l'organisation bénéficiera?
At Twice Upon a Time, we love our volunteers! We are a completely volunteer run organization, and could not function without our wonderful volunteers. Our volunteers run our pop-up  operations, pick and deliver books, sort them, help with our communications, fundraising activities and more.

Catégorie de l'organisme: Éducation et recherche

Bénévoles - considérations

Le temps qu'il faudra pour communiquer avec les candidats - 1-6 jours

Cette position serait formidable pour - Aucune des mentions ci-dessus

Vérification des antécédents en vue d'un travail auprès de personnes vulnérables exigée: oui

Vérification de casier judiciaire exigée: oui

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