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Project Literacy Kelowna (Provide English tutoring support to individuals who are new to Canada to ensure their success.)Organization Name: Project Literacy Kelowna
Opportunity Title: Provide English tutoring support to individuals who are new to Canada to ensure their success.
Category: Education / Training / Teaching
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: August 14, 2017
End Date: March 14, 2018
- Background/police check required
- Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
- Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
- Training or orientation required
Description: Type of Work: Helping newcomers to Canada learn reading writing through one-to-oneinstruction Place of Work: PLKS office or public place such as the library Duties and Responsibilities: Successfully complete tutor training program/orientation Tutor immigrants in reading and writing 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 hour per week Qualifications: Pursuing degree, TESL certificate, degree or appropriate professional work related experience Dependability and promptness Adaptability to accept and work with people of various racial, social, religious and economicbackgrounds 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 Benefits: New friends Communication skills and knowledge Training and experience in adult education Satisfaction of being directly involved in a worthwhile community project