ENGLISH INFORMATION (LA VERSION FRANÇAISE EST EN DESSOUS) Frontier College CONTACT INFORMATION Johnny St-Onge
NB Regional Coordinator
212, Queen Street, Suite 301
CA E3B 1A8
(506) 450-7923 firstname.lastname@example.org www.frontiercollege.ca Volunteer tutor10 DESCRIPTION
Frontier College is Canada’s original literacy organization founded in 1899 with the belief that literacy is a right. We work with community-based organizations, schools and volunteers to provide free volunteer-run, community-based literacy and numeracy support to priority neighborhoods and schools. Our volunteer tutors include various members from the communities where we serve, such as university and high school students, private sector employees and retired professionals.
We have immediate opportunities for you to serve at the Boys and Girls Club of Moncton as part of and after school/afternoon literacy program for K-6 students and evening literacy program (Raise the Grade) for grade 7-12 students.
Skills: If you want to gain a rewarding volunteer experience and enrich the lives of others, this is an excellent opportunity for you. Although you do not need experience as a tutor, you need to be open to a variety of people and experiences; have skills in English; be enthusiastic, patient, flexible and creative; and be at least 16 years old. You will enjoy the experience of helping children, youth and adults improve their literacy skills and self-confidence.
Requirements: To become a volunteer tutor, you MUST complete the following steps:
1. Complete and application form (if under 18, to be signed by a parent or guardian)
2. Participate in an interview
3. Provide the names and phone numbers of three references (e.g., teacher, coach, volunteer or work supervisor).
4. Complete an online Orientation https://www.frontiercollege.ca/Get-Involved/Volunteer/Volunteer-Orientation
5. Participate in a training session
If you are age 18 or older, or turning 18, you MUST provide a current Criminal Record Check (new or not older than 6 months) and Vulnerable Sector Check in order to volunteer.
Is this position adequate for youth (13-17)? Yes, from 16
Minimum age: 16 Maximum age: 120
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Language for the opportunity: en
IDEAL FOR: Anyone
Leader (Person in charge of volunteer): Johnny St-Onge
Start date: 2019-01-14
End date: 2019-04-15
Commitment: Weekdays (afternoon or evening)
Time detail: Once per week, for one to two hours
TRAINING PROVIDED: We provide initial training, ongoing mentoring and support, and references and a certificate of recognition.