French Reading Tutor

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

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Position ID: V-OSH0927 Last Modified: 03 Feb 2021 Last Full Update: 03 Feb 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactMichelle Dicaire, HR Assistant, Oshawa Public Libraries; Phone: 905-579-6111 ext 5252; Email:
DutiesCOVID 19 Update - The volunteer program is running virtually  
Assist students in grades 2-3 improve French reading and comprehension skills * offer updates to library staff on progress of children * occasional interaction with parents * work with library staff to develop program to ensure the needs of enrolled children are being met
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BenefitsCommunity service hours * help instill in children love for reading and French language * assist non-French speaking parents improve their child's French comprehension
ClientsLibrary patrons
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Translation & Languages - Fluency in French required ; Working with Children ; Experience in education an asset
Commitment LengthShort Term - three month minimum
Interaction LevelVirtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours1 / Week
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
LocationNorthview Branch Library, 250 Beatrice St E, Oshawa
Number of PositionsOshawa
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - Tutor
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Police Screening
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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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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