|Organization Name||Position Types||Duration||Great For||Region and Location(s)||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Learning Disabilities Association of Halton||Short term (Less than 6 months)||2019-06-12||2019-06-28|
At LDAH our mission is to provide leadership in Learning Disabilities’ advocacy, education and services, and to advance the full participation of children, youth and adults with Learning Disabilities in today’s society.
Volunteer Literacy Tutor, Reading Rocks Program
The position of Volunteer Literacy Tutor supports the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton's literacy program for children and youth with reading difficulties, called “Reading Rocks”. 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 working with children who experience difficulties learning essential literacy skills. Therefore, this position is responsible for implementing an appropriate and effective individualized literacy program to meet each child’s individual literacy needs, based on the program areas of: phonics, sight words, and fluency.
The Reading Rocks program will be offered in Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Hamilton. Volunteers are needed in each of the 4 locations.
Length of Appointment:
The Reading Rocks volunteer tutor must work for the full 8-week program. Program takes place twice a week, for 1 hour long sessions, for 8 weeks (16 nights in total). Additional opportunities will be available with the continuation of the program.
The Reading Rocks volunteer Tutor position requires three hours a week (2 hours of programming and 1 hour of prep), with a minimum commitment of 2 hours per week for programming, for each week that the program is in session. The volunteer tutor may be required to dedicate an additional hour outside of each tutoring session to prepare the literacy activities and workstation. In addition, each volunteer tutor must attend orientation/training prior to first day of program. Program takes place from 6:00 - 7:00, or 6:30 - 7:30 (depending on location).
Will develop skills related to:
*REFERENCE LETTERS AND CONFIRMATION OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT HOURS PROVIDED*
Mandatory training for this position will be provided in advance of the start of the program. In addition, a Program Facilitator will be on the premises at all times to assist the volunteer tutor as needed. Volunteer tutors will have full access to resources, tools, games, books, and other materials that would be useful for tutoring sessions.
Program Facilitator, and the Program Coordinator
Complete the Reading Rocks Volunteer Literacy Tutor Application Form
(found on our website here: www.ldahalton.ca/volunteer-reading-rocks/)
Contact the Program Coordinator by email: readingrocks@Ldahalton.ca
For more information, please review the program details on our website here: www.ldahalton.ca/programs-services/reading-rocks/