Reading Buddy

(Oshawa (City of). Public Library)

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Position ID: V-OSH0397
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2023
Last Full Update: 18 Oct 2023

Opportunity Details: Reading Buddy

Contact Michelle Dicaire, HR Assistant, Oshawa Public Libraries; Phone: 905-579-6111 ext 5252; Email:

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 15 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 ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
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 Monday: Evening (Between 5pm-7pm) 
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 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Potential volunteers under the age of 18 are required to submit two character reference letters. Potential volunteers 18 and over are 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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Mailing Address 65 Bagot St 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1H 1N2

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