Reading Tutor

(Neighbour to Neighbour Centre, Hamilton, Deban Brunette Reading Program)

Position ID: V-HVC0347
Last Full Update: 02 Dec 2022

Opportunity Details: Reading Tutor


A N2N Tutor provides one-on-one reading support, in a designated school, to four or five students in Grades 1-4 who are reading below grade level. Tutors use prescribed N2N reading strategies and techniques to help encourage students to read, increase their decoding, comprehension and fluency skills and improve their self-confidence.

Contact Carolyn Rankin-Boutin, Director of Education, Neighbour to Neighbour; Phone: 905-574-1334 ext 204; Email:

Position Overview

  • Tutors will read with children in Grades 1- 4


·  Tutors set up their tutoring location with materials and pick up their student at the classroom or learning area.

·  Supported by the tutor, students will read to the tutor from a selected levelled text. The tutor may read to the student and use various manipulatives to further engage the students in reading strategies and techniques.

· Tutors will use before, during and after reading strategies as outlined in their training.

·   Tutors keep a simple log of student activities.

·   Tutors will follow up on any questions or concerns with their partner, Team Leader or Educational Consultant.

 Duties/Responsibilities: Provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Check check prior to acceptance into the program. Attend all training and orientation sessions, including meetings and workshops. Follow program policies and procedures and instructions specified by the Educational Consultants. Tutors are required to complete program evaluations, maintain confidentiality, and participate in year-end Success Celebrations. Additional duties may be included as assigned by the Director of Educational Programming

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Benefits Volunteers build relationships in the community and are able to mentor children that can benefit from one-to-one attention.
Clients Students in 15 Select Schools in Grade 1-4
Ages 18 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of Interest Child & Family Services ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction)
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Working with Children
Commitment Length Long Term ; Volunteers work 1, 100 minute shift per week.
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Seasons Spring ; Fall ; Winter ; Our program operates from October to the End of May
Accessibility Partially Accessible
Number of Positions Burlington ; Hamilton ; Oakville 
26 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
Transportation Near public transit
Application Deadline 15 May 2023
Cost None
Police Check Required
Start Date On or after 09 Jan 2023
End Date 31 May 2023

Agency Details: Neighbour to Neighbour Centre, Hamilton, Deban Brunette Reading Program

Office Phone 905-574-1334 ext 204
Address & Map
28 Athens St, 2nd Flr
Hamilton, ON L9C 3K9
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