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Activities involved
Mentoring Peer Support
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
Languages Needed:

Good understanding of the English language. If working in the math program, a good understanding of math concepts up to a grade 9 level. If working in the computer program a good understanding of basic computer use.

  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Online Volunteer Literacy Tutor

#41, 9912-106 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5K 1C5 [map]
2-3 hours / weekly
one year
Literacy is a foundational skill that is essential for our daily living, yet many adults struggle with:
 - reading basic instructions
 - understanding math in order to manage their budgets
 - speaking and understanding English well enough to communicate their needs
 - use a computer to get information and connect with others

All of these skills are included in basic literacy. As a volunteer tutor, you will work with an adult learner online and help them build on their skills to achieve their personal literacy goals.
Additional Details & Skills Required
Initial Orientation to P.A.L.S. - Project Adult Literacy Society, program training and on going support from the Program Coordinators
Certification or Education Required
Patient, kind, accepting, open and inclusive attitude
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Make meaningful connections and feel accomplished as you share your knowledge while learning new skills yourself.
Activities involved
Mentoring Peer Support
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
Languages Needed:

Good understanding of the English language. If working in the math program, a good understanding of math concepts up to a grade 9 level. If working in the computer program a good understanding of basic computer use.

  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule