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Modular Group Facilitator

The Literacy Group of Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
The Literacy Group is a non for profit adult education center that develops and delivers accessible and effective literacy programs. We support adults who want to upgrade their skills in reading, writing, numeracy, computer and workplace essential skills. The delivery of our services is possible through the dedicated collaborative work of our experienced staff and volunteers.
We are looking for volunteers to support our cause and work closely with our Group Facilitator to support the students in various groups run by TLG.

Volunteers deliver 2-4 hours of training to a group of pre-assessed adults each week for at least 6 weeks in a given year.
• resources are shared with adults who have various & limited skills
• an ability to offer engaging workshops is appreciated
• able to support learners with their computer based learning tasks

Qualifications and experience
• Excellent presentation skills (experience teaching is not a necessity)
• Strong communication skills and ability to connect with people and be personable with a passion, knowledge and experience for the role

Role Benefits
• Have the flexibility to complete short term volunteering
• Gain experience in teaching adults
• Share your skills and past experience

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: All volunteers will complete online training to support their skills in adult education.

Working Conditions: Two Literacy Group office locations exist in both Kitchener and Cambridge. Small groups will meet at these locations for programming.
Accessibility: Accessible work space

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Be available for at least 6 weeks per year and deliver 2-4 hours of training to a group of pre-assessed adults.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Mentoring / Tutoring
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Strategic Thinking, Presenting
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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Marilena Benak
519-743-6090 Ext. 322
151 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2H 2M2

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