Foundations Learning & Skills Saskatchewan (Summer Volunteer Reading Guide – Spark Program)

Organization Name: Foundations Learning & Skills Saskatchewan
Opportunity Title: Summer Volunteer Reading Guide – Spark Program
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Commitment: Less than 6 months, Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: July 1, 2024
End Date: July 31, 2024

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:

Be part of a caring and trained volunteer network that helps children with their reading skills through our one-on-one Children’s Literacy Reading program, Spark. Be a mentor to a child who is struggling with reading while building your resume and practicing leadership skills, time-management strategies, and strong communication skills. Duties: Volunteer Reading Guides follow a structured program to help students improve their reading skills in comprehension, rate, sounding out, and fluency. Volunteer Reading Guides are matched with 1-2 elementary school students in grades 2-4 and meet online on Zoom. The volunteer commitment is 30 minutes – 1 hour per day, four times per week, for 4 weeks (the month of July). Responsibilities: Your first step is to attend an orientation. Our upcoming one will be on May 8th, 12:00-1:00 pm @ Foundations office. To register, please visit our website Volunteer Reading Guides then attend a mandatory 3-hour training (May 30th,1:00-4:00 pm @ Foundations office) on reading methods & strategies and will be provided with all resources needed.

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