1:1 Tutor: Read Spell Write Plus Program

(Adult Learning Centre, Literacy and Basic Skills)

Position ID: V-HVC0154
Last Full Update: 29 Feb 2024

Opportunity Details: 1:1 Tutor: Read Spell Write Plus Program


Volunteer tutors are trained by the LNH Adult Learning Centre to tutor reading, writing and/or basic math from the basics up to grade 9 level.   They play a significant role in developing a learner's personal growth towards their goal of employment, further education/training and personal independence.


Contact Alyson Findlay, Senior Program Coordinator, Adult Learning Centre - Literacy North Halton; Phone: 905-873-2200; Email: coordinator@alnh.ca

Volunteer tutors are matched 1:1 with an adult learner for a 2-3 hour lesson, once per week at a designated LNH learning site.   Sessions run in 12-week blocks from September to June.   Intake is continuous.  The volunteer tutor plans and delivers lesson activities based on the learning plan and resources provided.

Opportunities are available for tutoring reading & writing and/or basic math.

Volunteers can select the hours they are available within the program schedule, understanding they must be available at least one of:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday morning 
  • Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoon
  • Tuesday evening


More Info Link https://www.alnh.ca
Benefits Rewarding experience helping another adult reach their reading, writing and/or basic math goals from the basics up to the grade 9 level.
Clients Adults aged 19 and over
Ages 19 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of Interest Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Commitment and interest in adult literacy. High school diploma. Creativity, flexibility, reliability, good communication skills and computer literate. Must be available during daytime hours (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) or Tuesday evenings. 
Previous teaching experience is not required. Training is provided.
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Dates and Times Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon
Seasons Spring ; Fall ; Winter
Accessibility All communities have accessible locations
Number of Positions Acton: 1 individual(s) ; Burlington: 2 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 2 individual(s) ; Milton: 3 individual(s) ; Oakville: 2 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Sessions are offered in the Spring and Fall. Please call or email for upcoming dates
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Adult Learning Centre, Literacy and Basic Skills

Office Phone Head Office 905-873-2200
E-Mail info@alnh.ca
Website www.alnh.ca
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Mailing Address c/o Michele Proud 
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