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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: December 1, 2020
End Date: March 31, 2021

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

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 One-to-one Children (ages 5-11) Teen Homework Help Program (ages 12-17) One-to-one Adult (ages 18+) Online Group Programs Number Ninjas (grades 3-6) S.T.E.M. Club (grades 5-8) Comic Book Club at SaskAbilities (adults) Family Reading Circle (children and families) Responsibility and Opportunity As a Frontier College Volunteer, we ask for a minimum commitment of three months following training, which means being available once a week for one-to-three hours, depending on the program.  Online tutoring typically requires a commitment of one-to-two hours per week, while online group programs typically require two-to-three hours per week.  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 Frontier College Volunteers are subject to criminal record checks, reference checks, interviews & training. Volunteers agree to comply with our zero-tolerance policies regarding appropriate conduct with learners. Please contact us by phone at 306-374-7323 or send an email to for more information regarding these policies, and we will gladly accommodate your request.

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