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Reading Rocks Tutor   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region
Purpose: The position of Reading Rocks volunteer tutor supports the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region’s literacy program for children and youth with learning difficulties. This one-on-one literacy program is designed to motivate and help children in Grades 2-10 gain confidence and academic success in reading and writing. It is also designed to help facilitators and volunteers gain knowledge and experience in working with children who experience difficulties learning essential literacy skills. Therefore, this position is responsible for developing and implementing an appropriate and effective individualized literacy program to meet the child’s individual literacy needs. 
Job Title: Reading Rocks volunteer tutor 
Location: Welland, Beamsville and Brock University  
Key Responsibilities: The Reading Rocks volunteer tutor: 
• Works with the program facilitator and Program Coordinator to develop and implement an appropriate and effective individualized literacy program to meet the child’s individual literacy needs; 
• Develops and implements engaging, creative and hands-on literacy activities and games in the areas of literacy: phonics, sight words, fluency, reading/listening comprehension, spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and more to provide assistance for the assigned child struggling with literacy skills; 
• Develops a unique work station where the child’s successes are emphasized; 
• Conducts informal literacy assessment on the first day of program (pre-assessment) as well as on the last day of program (post-assessment); 
• Provides a positive learning environment to invoke self-motivation for the child as he/she develops phonological awareness and processing skills; 
• Educates the child on how their unique learning requirements affect how they understand and use information and how this ultimately affects their ability to learn and ways they can use their unique learning as a strength; 
• Provides regular positive feedback on the student’s progress to instill self-motivation and self-confidence in their academic development;  
• Fills out session reports after the tutoring sessions to track the children’s progress; 
• Assists the program facilitator if need be.
Volunteer Mentor   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Big Brothers Big Sisters St Catharines -Thorold and District
Multiple locations across St. Catharines, Thorold & District
Duties vary from each of the 5 mentoring programs offered. Some general duties include: 
 
- Promote a healthy active lifestyle  
- Offer advice in regards to current and pressing issues facing youth 
- Encourage leadership and independent thinking 
- Be a role model by leading by example 
- Offer an ear to listen and a voice of support 
- Exposing a child to new opportunities for competence building 
- Empowering a child, ensuring they believe in themselves, helping them realize their potential
Niagara Falls Soccer Club
3800 Springdale Ave. Niagara Falls, Ont. Located in EE Mitchelson Park, behind St.Paul High School
Game Leader/Coach/Assistant Coach for Co - Ed Youth programs U3 to U18 Outdoor. 
 
Coach/Assistant for the U3/4 (Kinderkicks) and U5/6 (Mini Soccer): Teaching a variety of skills of soccer for a 30-minute practice prior to a 30-minute game every Saturday morning for 10 to 12 weeks. 
 
For Coaching/Assistant coaching U7/8, U9/10, U11/12, U13/15 or U16 and Up:  
2 Hours per week minimum for 12 to 14 weeks. 
Teaching a variety of skills and drills for a 1 hr. practice each week on the weeknight of your choice and an assigned field of your choice. Coach a 1hr game on Saturday mornings and possibly some week nights throughout the summer for our Outdoor House League Program.
Salvation Army (The), St Catharines - Niagara St, Community and Family Services
Public Schools with DSBN region. Mostly in St.Catharines.
To assist in a school program called 'Red Cap'. The program is an anger (emotions) management program for school age children. You would be helping with songs, games and lesson prep. Set up and tear down of some tech equipment.
Salvation Army (The), St Catharines - Niagara St, Community and Family Services
Red Cap Emotions Management School Children's Program. Work closely with program facilitator in all roles of what the school based program requires. Able to commit to 2- 8 week semesters from Sept - Dec and or Jan-May
Big Sister   Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls - Montrose Rd
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Volunteer on a regular basis (typically one visit per week) with a girl between the ages of 6 and 18 years of age. Activities vary, and are scheduled by the match. Big Sisters are positive supportive role models to their Little Sister.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls - Montrose Rd
various schools in Niagara Falls, Ontario
Educate young girls (grades 6-8) about Healthy Eating, Active Living, and Positive Self-Esteem. Facilitate (along with a Co-mentor) 7-10 sessions (once per week) that are fun and interactive. 
 
Sessions typically take place after school and include a series of fun games, activities, demonstrations, crafts, snacks and discussions. 
 
You can learn more about the program/your role with this short video: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tgL6kPXvXA&feature=BFa&list=UUWGY2uzEzSVjXt5m5xndBOQ
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls - Montrose Rd
Various schools in Niagara Falls
Mentor a child one hour per week, during school hours. Be a positive and supportive role model to a child. All visits occur during the school year and on school property. Meet with your 'mentee' one hour per week and engage in fun, social activities - such as games, gym time, reading, puzzles, computers, crafts, baking etc. 
 
This minimal time investment will have a lifetime impact on a child. A little time can make a BIG difference. 
 
You can check out this short video for more information:  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFpnBFi8AH8&list=UUWGY2uzEzSVjXt5m5xndBOQ&index=1&feature=plcp
Big Brother   Fort Erie  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Niagara
Volunteer Mentors will: 
-successfully complete each phase of the Agency’s enrollment process 
-Participate in Pre-Match Training administered by the Agency or partnering organization. 
-maintain regular dialogue with program staff and/or the partnering organization throughout the match 
-be a friend to their mentee, and maintain contact on a regular and consistent basis 
-be a positive role model, emphasizing behaviour such as trust, respect, reliability, honesty, fairness, commitment, resilience, kindness 
-place primary importance upon the protection and well-being of children and youth 
-be supervised and supported by, and remain accountable to, program staff
Facilitator / Mentor   Fort Erie  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  St Catharines / Thorold 
John Howard Society of Niagara, St Catharines - King St
Various locations- St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and Welland
-Commitment to the program (14 weeks) 
-Ability to go to other locations 
-Facilitating sessions 
-Providing child care 
-Supporting families  
-Assisting with set up and clean up
John Howard Society of Niagara, St Catharines - King St
Various locations- St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and Welland
-Commitment to the program (14 weeks) 
-Ability to go to other locations 
-Facilitating sessions 
-Providing child care 
-Supporting families  
-Assisting with set up and clean up