Volunteer Literacy Tutor

(Orillia and District Literacy Council)

Position ID: V-ORI0054
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 20 Mar 2024

Opportunity Details: Volunteer Literacy Tutor

Contact Tiffany Gordon-Paterson, Executive Director, Orillia and District Literacy Council; Phone: 705-327-1253; Fax: 705-327-5250; Email: tiffanygp@odlc.ca

Tutors will meet with their own student, 1 on 1, twice per week, to assist with reading, writing, numeracy, computers, and essential skills.

Benefits Helping the community by improving literacy skills of students.
Clients Adults who have not completed grade 12. Also those who need extra help in a specific area or skill set.
Ages 19 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Writing & Editing ; Grade 12 diploma in at least general is required. Patience is essential as well as tolerance and understanding.
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year) - One year commitment ; We would prefer a commitment of at least 1 year as it is necessary to build a relationship with the student.
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group ; Interaction is mostly confined to their individual student unless the volunteer is interested in teaching a small group
Minimum Hours 4 / Week
Accessibility Partially Accessible ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Location Orillia
Number of Positions Orillia 
7 individual(s) needed in total. 
We are often in need of tutors. The number needed changes with the number of learners.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Tutor training workshops are offered at least once per year in Orillia. They are offered continuously in Barrie.
Transportation Near public transit ; All volunteers must provide their own transportation to the council office. Transportation will be provided for special events
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Tutors are occasionally called upon to assist with fundraising and/or recreational activities.

Agency Details: Orillia and District Literacy Council

Office Phone 705-327-1253
E-Mail cathyg@odlc.ca
Website www.odlc.ca
Address & Map
55 Nottawasaga St
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 3J5
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Mailing Address PO Box 41 
Orillia, ON 
Canada L3V 6H9