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  • What health and safety protocols, including any COVID-19 related protocols, are put in place to protect volunteers?
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  3. Reading Rocks Literacy Volunteer Tutor

Reading Rocks Literacy Volunteer Tutors support the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton’s 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.

This position is responsible for working one-on-one with a child via Microsoft Teams 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 all volunteers.

Volunteers are responsible for working Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 + spending 1-2 hours each week planning for their 1:1 sessions.

To apply, please fill out the application form: https://form-can.keela.co/reading-rocks-volunteer-form

When: 3-4 hours/week, May 3 - June 28, 2021

Contact Samantha Sweet at:

Contact Information
Phone: 289-230-1073