Reading Buddy

(Oshawa (City of). Public Library)

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Position ID: V-OSH0397
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 - The volunteer program is currently running on-line  
Assist grade one-to-three students improve reading skills * listen to child read, help with sounds or pronunciation if needed * reinforce reading for enjoyment
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Clients Children ages 5-8
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students
Areas of Interest Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/Experience Listening Skills ; Patience ; Working with Children
Commitment Length Program is 8 weeks, 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, McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot St, Oshawa
Number of Positions Oshawa
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Each volunteer is required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Police Screening

Agency Details: Oshawa (City of). Public Library

Office Phone 905-579-6111 ext 5200
Fax 905-433-8107
Address & Map
65 Bagot St
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 1N2
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