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FrontierCollegeSK (Volunteer Literacy Tutor)

Organization Name: FrontierCollegeSK
Opportunity Title: Volunteer Literacy Tutor
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: April 19, 2021
End Date: June 30, 2021

Opportunity Description:

Title of Position: Volunteer Literacy Tutor  Num of Availability: 5  Location: Saskatoon, SK  Start Date: April 19, 2021    Frontier College is a national, non-profit literacy organization that was founded in 1899. We work with children, teens, adults and families who need help to improve their literacy skills. We work with a variety of partner organizations to deliver volunteer-run, community-based programs across Canada.    We believe literacy is a right, and work with volunteers and community partners to give people the skills and confidence they need to reach their potential and contribute to society.   Our Saskatoon, Canada office is currently looking for energetic, fun, and dynamic individuals with people-oriented skills to volunteer in the programs we offer online/virtually to children, youth, and adults.   What you will do Volunteering with Frontier College means that you will be helping other Canadians build literacy and numeracy skills, which increases their confidence, community engagement, and opportunities for the future. As a volunteer with Frontier College, you can spread your love of reading and learning to others.   Some of the available programs to volunteer for are:   Online Tutoring  Children (ages 5-12) Teen Homework Help Program (ages 12-17) Adult (ages 18+)    Online Group Programming  Number Ninjas (grades 3-6) S.T.E.M. Club (grades 5-8) Comic Book Club at SaskAbilities (grades 3-6, and adults)   Responsibility and Opportunity As a Frontier College Volunteer, we ask for a commitment of three months following training, which means being available once a week for two-to-three hours. While volunteers don’t need to have teaching experience, they should: Be open to a variety of people and experiences Have English or French language skills Be enthusiastic, patient, flexible, and creative Be over 16 years of age        Benefits of Volunteering  Throughout their volunteering experience, Frontier College volunteers receive ongoing professional support and training. While you are volunteering, a staff member or volunteer leader will always be available for support, and your contribution to the community will be recognized.   Other benefits include: Making a difference in the lives of other people Gaining experience and confidence in supporting others Being a part of a supportive and impactful team Gaining leadership skills and growing professionally and personally Developing rewarding connections and establishing professional relationships   If you’d like to volunteer with Frontier College, please fill out the Volunteer Application Form at       

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