Volunteer Opportunities

As a result of the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, all college events and facility rentals on and off campus are cancelled until the end of December. Information regarding events can be found at our Mohawk College COVID-19 information website and will be updated frequently.

Please contact student.life@mohawkcollege.ca if you have any questions or concerns.

A positive volunteer experience is our first priority. Whether you are volunteering with Mohawk or a community group, we encourage you to do your due diligence and ask the following questions before getting involved:
  • What health and safety protocols, including any COVID-19 related protocols, are put in place to protect volunteers?
  • How will I receive training for this volunteer role?
  • Who will be my direct supervisor? Who can I contact if I have questions or concerns and my supervisor is unavailable?
Disclaimer: External organizations listed on this site are not always affiliated with Mohawk College. Volunteers should visit community organization websites to learn more about them. Volunteers should never send money or banking information to these organizations.

ONLINE Literacy Tutor (Remote)

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Description:

This position supports the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton’s (LDAHH) literacy intervention program for children and youth with reading difficulties. This literacy program is designed to motivate and help children between the ages of 6-12 years gain confidence and academic success in reading. It is also designed to help volunteers develop their knowledge and experience in teaching vulnerable readers essential literacy skills.

The Online Literacy Tutor is responsible for working one-on-one with a child via Microsoft Teams for one-hour twice per week for 8 weeks, developing and implementing appropriate activities and games that build their skills in phonics/ phonemic awareness, sight word vocabulary, and fluency according to the needs of the child.

Training will be provided and is mandatory for volunteers.

When: 2 hours/week with 3 sessions you can choose from - Fall session: Sept 28, 2020 - December 3, 2020; Winter session: January 18 – April 1; Spring Session: April 19 - June 24
Address:
560 Guelph Line, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Contact Samantha Sweet at:

Contact Information
Phone: 905-333-1977