Classification: Off Campus
Closing Date: Feb 11, 2022
Time Commitment: 4 months; After-school, M-F, 4-6 pm
One to One Literacy
Number of positions: 25
For over 30 years, ONE TO ONE Literacy has been helping emerging young readers in Vancouver and Lower Mainland public schools with the opportunity to practice reading with a caring, patient adult. We know that this valuable connection between tutors and students directly affects their confidence and chance of succeeding academically and in life.
Position Title: Virtual Volunteer Tutor
Open the world of reading to a child and become a ONE TO ONE volunteer tutor!For Spring 2022, we are looking for volunteer tutors for our virtual after-school program (4-6 pm). You will read once a week for 2-3 hours from March to June, excluding school holidays. The students will be at home with a parent/caregiver nearby in case they need technical support. We are looking for volunteers who are comfortable with technology and reading with children in a virtual environment.
Required Skills and Experience:
Virtual tutoring requires a suitable device such as a Desktop or Laptop computer, a fast and stable internet connection, experience scheduling and hosting Zoom calls, experience with sharing your screen and using the whiteboard features, and confidence using two online tools simultaneously. We’ll teach you the rest.
Benefits and Recognition:
Connect with the children in your community and other passionate readers and community members.
Contact: Liz Van Den Hanenberg, email@example.com