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Homework Support Volunteer (Kitchener)

Snack & Study

Carizon Family and Community Services

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Carizon is a source of hope for our community. When children, youth, adults, couples or families face life’s challenges, Carizon programs and services provide the care and compassion to help them achieve wellness.

By sharing your time, you can help families thrive and work towards strengthening their mental health and well-being.

*Please note: We hope to offer this program in-person but may have to offer it virtually due to Covid-19. Details will be updated shortly.

This position supports a community-based program which encourages children and youth to develop self-confidence, positive social skills and encourage their academic learning. Key responsibilities include:

Provide academic support to elementary students in grades 1-8. Math, reading, writing/spelling, French, history, geography, etc.
Must be able to volunteer for the duration of the session (6-8 weeks).
Volunteer shift - 3:30-6:30 approx. Program runs 4-6 pm
Previous experience with children/youth is an asset
General understanding of academic learnings of elementary school
Good interpersonal skills, patient and reliable
Ability to interact with a diverse population with sensitivity and without judgement

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 15+
COVID-19 Vactionation Required: Yes

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: The Community Development Worker will provide an orientation, on-going support and supervision.
Working Conditions: Program will take place at the Paulander Community Centre which is not wheelchair accessible.
Accessibility: Support Newcomers

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Evening
Tuesdays from 4:00-6:00 pm; volunteers are asked to work 3:30-6:30 pm.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Mentoring / Tutoring
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Conflict Resolution, Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Empathy
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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Katie McArthur
519-743-6333 Ext. 1243
400 Queen Street South Kitchener, N2G 1W7

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