Reading Buddy

(Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Jess Hann Branch, Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Jess Hann Branch)

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Position ID: V-OSH0076 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 - Please note, the volunteer program is running virtually  
Assist students in grade 1-3 improve reading skills * listen to child read, help with sounds or pronunciation if needed * reinforce reading for enjoyment
More Info
ClientsChildren aged 5 to 8
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/ExperienceListening Skills ; Patience ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthShort Term ; An 8 week program, 1 hour per week
Interaction LevelVirtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesBased on the volunteers schedule and Branch hours
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationOshawa Public Library, Jess Hahn Branch, 199 Wentworth St W, Unit 48, Oshawa
Number of PositionsOshawa 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Police Screening
Agency Details
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Organization NameOshawa (City of). Public Library, Jess Hann Branch, Oshawa (City of). Public Library, Jess Hann Branch
Office Phone905-579-6111 ext 5860
Address & Map
199 Wentworth St W
Unit #8
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1J 6P4
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