Volunteer Literacy Tutor for Adult Students
(Barrie Literacy Council)
Opportunity Details: Volunteer Literacy Tutor for Adult Students
Information session is mandatory to find out what is involved with being a tutor to another adult. If you decide to become a tutor, Tutor training workshop (about 15 hours) prepares you before being matched with an adult student. Ongoing assistance from staff is provided once you start.
|Contact||Susan DeCharette, Administrative Assistant, Barrie Literacy Council; Phone: 705-728-7323; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Volunteer tutors are needed to help adults to improve their reading, writing, math and digital skills. We also have students who require help getting their GED.
|More Info Link||www.barrieliteracy.ca|
|Benefits||What can you expect to get in return?
1. Personal satisfaction in helping someone grow and helping another adult reach personal, educational or employment goals.
2. Broadened imagination for creative problem solving.
3. Involvement in community service.
4. Deepened understanding of values and lifestyles different from your own.
5. Networking opportunities with other volunteers.
|Clients||Adults over the age of 19, who are not in school and who need help with reading, writing, math. Occasional GED (grade 12 equivalent) student.
Average age is 37
|Ages||20 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||No|
|Areas of Interest||Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Reading / Literacy|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Empathy and non-judgemental|
|Commitment Length||min. of one year|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall|
|Number of Positions||Barrie: 25 individual(s) ; Innisfil
45 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation - Mandatory before training: call to register interest ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going ; Call for details.|
|Transportation||Near public transit|
|Additional Requirements||Vulnerable sector check|
Agency Details: Barrie Literacy Council
|Office Phone||Voice and Messages: 705-728-7323, Text Only: 705-817-3457|
|Address & Map||
80 Bradford St, Unit 244
Canada L4N 6S7
|Mailing Address||80 Bradford St, Unit 244
Canada L4N 6S7