Adult Literacy Tutor

(Gateway Centre for Learning)

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Position ID: V-MID0041 Last Modified: 09 Jun 2019 Last Full Update: 08 Jun 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactDonna Pitter, Volunteer Coordinator, Gateway Centre for Learning; Phone: 705-527-1522; Fax: 705-527-0693; Email:
DutiesHelp adults improve reading, writing and spelling; or math or computer skills or assist with employability upgrading.
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BenefitsWhen you volunteer with us, you will receive personal satisfaction and the knowledge that you have helped someone improve their skills with your efforts. You will, in addition, help us achieve our Mission, which is: To teach reading, writing, math and computer skills to those wishing to upgrade through one on one tutoring and in small groups run by professional staff and volunteers.
ClientsAdults who have difficulty with literacy skills
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Computers & IT (User Support and Training) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Reading / Literacy ; Support Group Facilitation ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Translation & Languages ; No experience necessary, training provided
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; 1 Year preferred, depending on program selected
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (varied) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (varied) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (varied) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (varied) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (varied) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (varied) 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (varied)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationGateway Centre for Learning and various locations
Number of PositionsColdwater: 2 individual(s) ; Midland: 15 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 5 individual(s) ; Springwater: 2 individual(s) ; Tay: 5 individual(s) ; Tiny: 5 individual(s) 
34 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Fall and Spring Training Courses offered.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
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Organization NameGateway Centre for Learning
Office Phone705-527-1522
Address & Map
488 Dominion Ave
Midland, ON L4R 1P6