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
ContactMichelle Dicaire, HR Assistant, Oshawa Public Libraries; Phone: 905-579-6111 ext 5252; Email:
DutiesCOVID 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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ClientsChildren ages 5-8
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/ExperienceListening Skills ; Patience ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthProgram is 8 weeks, 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, McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot St, Oshawa
Number of PositionsOshawa
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsEach volunteer is required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Police Screening
Agency Details
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Organization NameOshawa (City of). Public Library
Office Phone905-579-6111 ext 5200
Address & Map
65 Bagot St
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 1N2
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