various locations around Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

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]

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Added by K-WM on June 13, 2008

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