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: Reading Buddy

Contact Michelle Dicaire, HR Assistant, Oshawa Public LIbraries; Phone: 905-579-6111 ext 5252; Email:
Duties COVID 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
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Clients Children aged 5 to 8
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of Interest Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/Experience Listening Skills ; Patience ; Working with Children
Commitment Length Short Term ; An 8 week program, 1 hour per week
Interaction Level Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 1 / Week
Dates and Times Based on the volunteers schedule and Branch hours
Seasons Spring ; Fall ; Winter
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Oshawa Public Library, Jess Hahn Branch, 199 Wentworth St W, Unit 48, Oshawa
Number of Positions Oshawa 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Vulnerable Sector Police Screening

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

Office Phone 905-579-6111 ext 5860
Address & Map
199 Wentworth St W
Unit #8
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1J 6P4
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