Tutoring Program
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
4d ago

Description & Details

Position : Tutoring Program VOLUNTEER

The Learning Disabilities Association Toronto is in search of enthusiastic volunteers for our Tutoring Program. This program offers academic support in a variety of subjects for children and youth Grades 1- 12.

If you are interested in helping children and youth with Learning Disabilities achieve their full academic potential, join our team and be a part of this exciting program.

Commitment to the program is very important. Tutors are expected to commit to 1.5- 3.5 hours each week from September until June 22, 2020 .

One of the key components of our program is that Tutors work with the same students each week. We find that the children & youth we work with need consistency to flourish and do well.

Responsibilities :

  • Be present and punctual each shift for 1.5 3.5 hours
  • Tutor 1-3 children or youth at a time
  • Provide academic support and homework help in a variety of subjects for grades 1-12
  • Comfortable teaching Canadian curriculum
  • Develop educational activities and lesson plans on the spot
  • Evaluate and discuss the progress of students with the parents, your site Facilitator and the Program Manager
  • Identify children’s individual learning needs
  • Introduce and practice strategies for working with students with Learning Disabilities and / or AD(H)D
  • Qualifications :

  • At least 1 year experience educating children and youth
  • Educational Assistants, Child & Youth Workers, Teacher Candidates, Teachers and students working towards an Education degree
  • Knowledge of and experience working with children and youth with Learning Disabilities and / or ADHD
  • Very familiar with Canadian Curriculum
  • Comfortable working with students grades 1-12
  • Program Sites :

    1. Etobicoke ( Royal York & Bloor) on Saturdays 10am-11 : 30am and / or 12pm-1 : 30pm OR Thursdays 6-8pm

    2. Scarborough ( Victoria Park & Danforth) on Saturdays 10am-11 : 30am and / or 12pm-1 : 30pm

    3. North York ( Yonge & Sheppard) on Sundays 10am-11 : 30 am and / or 12pm-1 : 30 pm OR Thursdays from 6-8pm

    Please send your resume to programs ldatd.on.ca with Tutoring Volunteer & location you would like to volunteer at in the subject line.

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