Literacy Tutor/Academic Support Volunteer

(St Andrew Anglican Church, Alliston, Alliston, St Andrews Anglican Church)

Position ID: V-ALL0133
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022
Last Full Update: 09 Feb 2022

Opportunity Details: Literacy Tutor/Academic Support Volunteer

Contact Sheila Dickson, Program Coordinator, St. Andrew Anglican Church; Phone: 705-440-6875; Email:
Duties The Literacy Tutor/Academic Support Volunteer will support the BrainiACTS program.  
Volunteers will help children with: reading, writing, mathematics and homework completion.
Benefits Helping children with reading, writing and homework completion can be very rewarding and the social interaction with other adult volunteers quite enjoyable.
Clients Elementary school aged children
Ages 14 year(s) - 80 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Education Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Reading / Literacy ; Youth Services
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Writing & Editing
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; A minimum of a month.
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 1.5 / Week
Accessibility Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Stair lifts for movement between floors in the hall
Location Alliston
Number of Positions Alliston 
15 individual(s) needed in total. 
As long as the volunteer has a vehicle, it doesn't really matter where the volunteer lives
Training Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going
Transportation Unless the volunteer can walk to the church, a vehicle will be required.
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements All volunteers must have a Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Screening check performed by the Anglican Diocese of Toronto. There is a cost of approx $25 which the volunteer is required to pay. The police check is valid for a three year period.
Start Date On or after 01 Feb 2022

Agency Details: St Andrew Anglican Church, Alliston, Alliston, St Andrews Anglican Church

Office Phone 705-435-9711
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125 Wellington St W
New Tecumseth, ON
Canada L9R 1H8
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