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One to One or Small Group

The Literacy Group of Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
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.

Our tutors help improve foundation literacy and essential skills needed to empower adults 19 & older to participate more in the community, get and keep a job, or upgrade their education. The focus is on reading, writing, numeracy, and computer skills. Training plans are goal focused around independence, training & education, and employment.
Role Responsibilities
•Maintain student confidentiality at all times
•Follow TLG’s safety and privacy policies
•Follow the individualized learner plan developed by the Program
•Develop and deliver customized lesson plans based on the learner plan
and resources provided

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+
English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision
COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Mentoring / Tutoring

Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Computer Skills, Empathy, Managing Money

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: All volunteers will complete TLG online training
All volunteers will complete Laubach Certification Workshop
Due to Covid-19 this training will be delivered online in 2-3 sessions by invitation
All volunteers available to deliver video conferencing will be trained on the Zoom platform after agreeing with TLG terms and conditions and by signing a Zoom User Agreement

Working Conditions: Warm, friendly environment with support from Program Coordinator or Group Instructor to help when needed. Flexible hours designed to meet the needs of the Tutor and student. AODA committed.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
We request a minimum commitment of 2 to 3 hours per week. Please feel free to give more time if you have it!

   Contact Information
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Marilena Benak
519-743-6090 Ext. 322
Unit 8, 300 Victoria St. North Kitchener, N2H 6R9

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