Volunteer Information for Literacy Council of South Temiskaming
What services does your organization provide? Free and confidential one-on-one upgrading using instructors and volunteers.
Do you have any age requirements? Police security check and meeting with staff. Must be 18 or over.
Do you require language proficiency other than in English? No.
What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer? Some volunteers sit on our board of directors and only meet for an hour or so each month. Some vounteers come in once or twice a week for a few hours.
Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer? All of our vounteers must enjoy working with people.
Are there any specific skills and experience required? Must have a good working knowledge of English and basic math.
What type of volunteer positions are typically available? Tutoring
Do you provide training for volunteers? Yes, our two staff are here to explain how to work with the learner or learners you are helping.
What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization? We use volunteers for fundraising, our Board of Directors, and tutors.
How will a person benefit from volunteering with Literacy Council of South Temiskaming? Watching an individual grow and shine as a person as their literacy skills improve is very moving.