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Volunteer Position
Apply by Dec 31st 2016

Literacy Tutor (English or Math)

Provide literacy support to someone who needs help to succeed in their current employment or education situation.

Type of Work: Helping adults learn reading (from beginning to advanced), writing and/or math skills through one-to-one instruction
Place of Work: PLKS office or public place such as the library
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Successfully complete tutor training program/orientation
 Tutor adults in reading, writing and/or math skills as identified
 Adapt lessons to learner’s personal goals, needs and interests
 Confer with PLKS staff about materials and learner progress on a monthly basis
 Notify PLKS prior to any necessary absence
 Attend appropriate in-service training workshop as announced
 Keep records of lesson plans as requested
Time requirements: A 6-month commitment of 1-4 hours per week of tutoring time plus preparation time as needed
 A degree or appropriate professional work related experience
 Dependability and promptness
 Adaptability to accept and work with people of various racial, social, religious and economic backgrounds
 Enthusiasm, patience, flexibility and open-mindedness, and a sense of humour
 Willingness to try new and creative ways of teaching
 Respect for confidentiality
 Membership with Project Literacy
 Criminal record check
 3 references combination of character and professional
 Over 19 years old
 New friends
 New skills and knowledge
 Training and experience in adult education
 Satisfaction of being directly involved in a worthwhile community project

This volunteer position has no scheduling requirements attached to it. You can work out your availability and time commitment directly with the organizer.

You must apply before Dec 31st 2016

Project Literacy Kelowna Society
1635 Bertram Street
Kelowna, British Columbia
Hosted by
Logo of Project Literacy Central Okanagan SocietyProject Literacy Central Okanagan Society

To provide volunteer based literacy support services to improve the quality of life in our community.

Causes this position supports

  • Community and Economic Development

  • Education

  • Family Care

Skills involved

  • Writing & Editing

  • Communication

People volunteering