Literacy Volunteer

(Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region)

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Position ID: V-NIA1069 Last Modified: 22 Dec 2017 Last Full Update: 22 Dec 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactLauren Calvert, Project Coordinator, Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region; Phone: 905-641-1021; Email:
DutiesThe position of the literacy volunteer supports the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region’s literacy program for young children aged four to ten who are at risk of reading difficulties due to a potential learning disability. This literacy program is designed to motivate and help children gain confidence and academic success in reading.
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Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Reading / Literacy ; Student Placement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - January - April ; Volunteers commit to two (2) hours per week for a total of 8 weeks.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening (6-7pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening (3:15-4:15pm or 6-7pm) 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening (3:15-4:15pm or 6-7pm)
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationFort Erie, Port Colborne, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines
Number of PositionsNiagara Region 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationMost sites accessible by transit, but a car is an asset.
Application Deadline30 Jan 2018
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 29 Jan 2018
End Date05 Apr 2018
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Organization NameLearning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region
Office Phone905-641-1021
Address & Map
Silver Spire United Church
366 St Paul St
St Catharines, ON L2R 3N2
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