About the Position
Position #: 17408
OrganizationFrontier College
Position: Newcomer Family Literacy Tutor - YMCA Family Language and Learning
Location: 800 King Street West, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Literacy is an essential skill in todayís world. At Frontier College, we believe itís a fundamental right. As a volunteer tutor you will become an essential part of Frontier College - Canada's original literacy organization.
Description: In partnership with YMCA Immigrant Services, volunteers assist ELL students and newcomer families through conversation circles, homework help, and support with writing, reading, and math skills. The tutors utilize their strengths and work either one-to-one or in small groups. This is an unique program that facilitates social development and promotes education within the family.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality
Training Details: Position training provided.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: The program runs between 5:00 pm and 6:45 pm on Wednesday evenings.
Beginning January 29 until April 6, 2018.
Special Event End Date: 2018-04-06
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Teaching/Tutoring, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Problem Solving, Empathy, Continuous Learning
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.frontiercollege.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Erica Woodford
Phone: 519-496-3079
Address: Erica Woodford - Frontier College @ 10C Shared Space Guelph, N1H 3A2


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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