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Adult Literacy Tutor- Cambridge

Modular Groups

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.

Tutoring small (3-10) and mid-sized (20 max) groups of adults:
using pre-set curriculum
with minimal lesson planning
no curriculum/resource development needed
6-9 week commitment

Programs: Customer Service Excellence, Computer Basics, Grammar Boot Camp, Writing for Success

All modular program tutors require:
Training & mentoring (provided by TLG)
Strong communication skills
Strong computer skills
Ability to work independently

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 18+

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

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Adaptability

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Modular Program tutors must complete TLG's online tutor training and a minimum of 4 hours mentoring in each modular program they wish to teach. Mentoring can be extended by request of the tutor or their supervisor.

Working Conditions: Groups of 3-6 may meet in person. Larger groups meet online via Zoom.
1.5 - 2- hour classes
Weekly or bi-weekly classes
Program scheduling blocks may vary with student needs.
Accessibility: Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
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.

   Contact Information
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Stuart Oakley
519-743-6090 Ext. 223
Unit 8, 300 Victoria St. North Kitchener, N2H 6R9

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