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About the Position
Position #: 17408
OrganizationFrontier College
Position: Literacy Tutor - Newcomer Family Literacy
Location: 800 King Street West, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Literacy is an essential skill in today’s world. At Frontier College, we believe it’s a fundamental right. As a volunteer tutor you will become an essential part of Frontier College - Canada's original literacy organization.
Description: In partnership with YMCA Immigrant Services, YMCA Family Language and Learning volunteers assist ELL (English Language Learner) students and newcomer families through conversation circles, homework help, and support with writing, reading, and math skills. The tutors utilize their strengths and work either one-to-one or in small groups. This is an unique program that facilitates social development and promotes education within the family.

This volunteer position is currently accepting applications for our spring session of program which runs from May 15-June 19 2019.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality
Training Details: Mandatory 3-hour training to be held in Waterloo from 6:00pm-9:00pm on Wed. May 8.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: The program runs between 5:00 pm and 6:45 pm on Wednesday evenings from May 15-June 19, 2019.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Mentoring / Tutoring, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Problem Solving, Empathy, Continuous Learning
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Emily Davies-Robinson
Phone: 519-496-3079
Address: ,


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