Reading practice volunteers are paired with elementary school students (who may have reading difficulties). Reading practice volunteers help build children’s reading confidence and motivation by providing a positive reading experience, and promote the enjoyment of reading by using the library as a resource.
Benefits: Will provide TTC fare.
Training: Volunteers must attend one of the scheduled training sessions during the month of June.
Skills Required: Fluent and well-versed in written and spoken English; Able to relate well to children; Enjoys working one-to-one with a child; Able to work well independently; Communicates well with both children and adults; Able to act as a mature reading role model; Teaching experience is not essential
Organization: Toronto Public Library
Contact Name: Syvia Cheung
Contact Title: Leading To Reading Coordinator
Phone Number: 416-395-5990
Contact Email: [email protected]
Official Website: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca
Added by K-WM on June 13, 2008