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Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax - Dartmouth North Site

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax - Dartmouth North Site

The Dartmouth North site of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax has started a new program, S.T.A.R. (Share the Art of Reading), to provided enrichment activities to help improve the literacy and numeracy skills of children in Primary-Grade 3 at the Harbour View School.

Keywords: Leadership , Children and Youth


Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax - Dartmouth North Site
50 Caledonia Road, Dartmouth, NS B2X1K8

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax - Dartmouth North Site url http://www.bgcgh.ca/

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax - Dartmouth North Site Phone Number 902-435-3204

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax - Dartmouth North Site Email address dntutoring@bgcgh.ca



Volunteer Information for Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax - Dartmouth North Site

What services does your organization provide?
S.T.A.R. is a play-based literacy/numeracy program that enables young children to build and practice literacy and numeracy skills through creative arts (painting, building, sculpting, etc.) and games.


Do you have any age requirements?
17-18


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
No, must be proficient in English


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?

  • Tuesdays: 2:00-4:30
  • Wednesdays: 11:30-1
  • Thursdays: 2-4:30
  • Fridays: 11:30-1

  • Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
    Be willing to commit to at least 3 months


    Are there any specific skills and experience required?

  • Have excellent communication skills:
  • Speak clearly in English
  • Listen attentively
  • Effectively express ideas in writing
  • Like to read and reads with expression
  • Be open to new ideas
  • Enjoy children
  • Appreciate and understand the creative process

  • What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
    Volunteer Tutors


    Do you provide training for volunteers?
    Yes, ongoing training in:

  • Intentional Play-based Learning: The Tutors' Role
  • Learning Styles
  • The Basics of Reading, Writing and Numeracy Skills
  • Setting the Stage for Learning

  • What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?
    Working with young children


    How will a person benefit from volunteering with Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax - Dartmouth North Site?
    Build team skills: cooperation, problem-solving, communication, organization Help change a child's future by enabling them to become self-confident and develop a love of learning, particularly in expressing themselves.


    Do you accept high school students?
    Yes!




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