Book Club Facilitator (Virtual)

(E3 Community Services)

Position ID: V-CWD0017
Last Modified: 11 May 2023
Last Full Update: 24 Apr 2023

Opportunity Details: Book Club Facilitator (Virtual)

Contact Carolyn Smith, Manager Volunteers and Community Liaison, E3 Community Services; Phone: (Business) 705-445-6351 ext 233 * 705-443-1342; Email:

Share your love of reading and comfort with Zoom meetings, by facilitating a small online book club for people with development disabilities.  This role promotes literacy, community interaction and building relationships.  

As a Book Club Facilitator you will manage the weekly Zoom meetings (admitting members, sharing screens, assigning cohosts etc.) as well as assign Individual readers, plan sessions and read some of the chosen text to/with the group.

This group usually focusses on one book per season and works slowly through chapters, reading together and discussing.

This group meets virtually every Tuesday from 6-7 pm, therefore the Facilitator would need to commit about 1.5 hours each Tuesday and perhaps an additional 30 - 60 minutes weekly for planning.

Benefits Community engagement and teaching opportunity. Share your love of reading and encourage literacy. Building relationships. Invitation to training sessions. Annual volunteer recognition. 25% discount at E3 ReUse Centre. Expanding the growth, development, confidence and social engagement of the Individuals we support.
Clients Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location South Georgian Bay
Number of Positions Simcoe County: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Police Check Required

Agency Details: E3 Community Services

Office Phone 705-445-6351
Fax 705-445-6313
Address & Map
100 Pretty River Pkwy N
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 4X2
Mailing Address 100 Pretty River Pkwy N 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 4X2