Reading Buddy

(Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Northview Branch, Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Northview Branch)

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Position ID: V-OSH0398 Last Modified: 25 Mar 2020 Last Full Update: 25 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactMichelle Dicaire, HR Assisstant, Oshawa Public Libraries; Phone: 905-579-6111 ext 5252; Email:
DutiesThe Library is closed and the volunteer program has been suspended until further notice Assist grade 2 to 3 students improve reading skills * listen to child read, help with sounds or pronunciation if needed * reinforce reading for enjoyment
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ClientsChildren ages 5-8
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Early Years) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/ExperienceListening Skills ; Patience ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesBased on the volunteers schedule and Branch hours
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationNorthview Branch, 250 Beatrice St E, Oshawa
Number of PositionsOshawa
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Police Screening
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Organization NameOshawa (City of). Public Library, Northview Branch, Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Northview Branch
Office PhoneOffice: 905-579-6111 ext 5871
Address & Map
250 Beatrice St E
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1G 7T6
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