Volunteer Literacy Tutor

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Date Posted April 22, 2021
Expiry Date of Posting Ongoing
Organization Name Frontier College
Contact Name Frontier College Saskatchewan
Mailing Address 104-203 Packham Ave
City Saskatoon
Postal Code S7N 4K5
Phone Number 3063747323
Fax Number
Email Address sktutoring@frontiercollege.ca
Web Site www.frontiercollege.ca
Position Title Volunteer Literacy Tutor
Job Description

Title of Position: Volunteer Literacy Tutor

Num of Availability: 10

Location: Saskatoon, SK

Start Date: May 2021

Frontier College is a national, non-profit literacy organization that was founded in 1899. We work with children, teens, adults and families who need help to improve their literacy skills. We work with a variety of partner organizations to deliver volunteer-run, community-based programs across Canada.

We believe literacy is a right, and work with volunteers and community partners to give people the skills and confidence they need to reach their potential and contribute to society.

Our Saskatoon, Canada office is currently looking for energetic, fun, and dynamic individuals with people-oriented skills to volunteer in the programs we offer online/virtually to children, youth, and adults.

What you will do

Volunteering with Frontier College means that you will be helping other Canadians build literacy and numeracy skills, which increases their confidence, community engagement, and opportunities for the future. As a volunteer with Frontier College, you can spread your love of reading and learning to others.

Some of the available programs to volunteer for are:

Online Tutoring

Children (ages 5-12)

Teen Homework Help Program (ages 12-17)

Adult (ages 18+)

Online Group Programming

Number Ninjas (children)

Comic Book Club (children, and adults)

Skills Required Responsibility and Opportunity As a Frontier College Volunteer, we ask for a commitment of three months following training, which means being available once a week for two-to-three hours. While volunteers don’t need to have teaching experience, they should: Be open to a variety of people and experiences Have English or French language skills Be enthusiastic, patient, flexible, and creative Be over 16 years of age 
Benefits to Volunteer Benefits of Volunteering Throughout their volunteering experience, Frontier College volunteers receive ongoing professional support and training. While you are volunteering, a staff member or volunteer leader will always be available for support, and your contribution to the community will be recognized. Other benefits include: Making a difference in the lives of other people Gaining experience and confidence in supporting others Being a part of a supportive and impactful team Gaining leadership skills and growing professionally and personally Developing rewarding connections and establishing professional relationships If you'd like to volunteer with Frontier College, please fill out the Volunteer Application Form at www.bit.ly/frontiercollegevolunteerform
Days/Times Flexible
Suitable For Teens (ages 13-17)
Adults (18 and over)
Work With Children
Youths (ages 8-12)
Teens (ages 13-17)
Adults (18 and over)
Position Duration Short term (3 months or less)
Ongoing (more than 3 months)
Specific Dates
Application Deadline Ongoing
Application Procedure Phone

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