Tutor - Technology for Learning Development Program

(Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough, Peterborough, Administration)

Position ID: V-PET0061 Last Modified: 15 Dec 2015 Last Full Update: 15 Dec 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactKristi McKay, Tutoring Services/Volunteer Program Coordinator, The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough; Phone: (Business) 705-748-9455 ext 204; Fax: 705-748-9455; Email: k.mckay@ldaptbo.com
DutiesAssist students to improve reading, writing and math skills utilizing assistive technology and non-computer based activities to achieve improvements in school work. One-to-one tutoring, one hour session, once per week (minimum). Involves the development of individualized learning plans for each student, lesson planning, progress communication and report writing.
More Info Linkwww.ldaptbo.com
BenefitsDevelop an understanding of the needs of individuals with learning disabilities and/or ADHD; 
Positively impact the lives of children and their families; 
Develop employable skills, gain work experience and boost career options; 
Receive training and support; 
Network with people who share common interests; 
Participate in your community, support literacy programs, and inspire others to become involved; 
Gain a sense of self-fulfillment.
ClientsElementary students struggling with learning disabilities/ADHD or learning difficulties.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestBehavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Youth Services
Skills/Experience- Familiar and comfortable with computers; 
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, learning disabilities, ADHD and associated disorders; 
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, assistive and educational software; 
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, learning strategies, literacy and math skills, and behavioural/social development of children; 
- Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a related post-secondary education program, such as; Education, Social Sciences, Early Childhood Education or Educational Assistant;  
- Previous experience supporting children with disabilities an asset.
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening 
Flexible scheduling to meet client needs and volunteer availability.
LocationPeterborough, Peterborough County, and City of Kawartha Lakes
Number of PositionsKawartha Lakes: 5 individual(s) ; Peterborough: 15 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 5 individual(s) 
25 individual(s) needed in total.
Trainingraining is provided prior to the start of tutoring, on site support for tutors and ongoing communication with Program Coordinator
TransportationRural tutoring - transportation is required.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsApplicants must be 18 years or older, and must be prepared to provide a Criminal Information Request (CIR) and Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) upon successful application.
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
Organization NameLearning Disabilities Association of Peterborough, Peterborough, Administration
Office Phone705-748-9455
Fax705-748-9455 available Mon-Thu, 9 am-4 pm except 12 noon-1 pm
Address & Map
580 River Rd S
Peterborough, ON K9J 1E7