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About the Position
Position #: 17274
OrganizationThe Literacy Group of Waterloo Region
Position: Tutor - One to One or Small Group
Location: 151 Frederick Street, Suite 200, Kitchener and 40 Ainslie St. South, 2nd Floor, Cambridge
Impact Statement: We support adults who want to upgrade their skills in reading, writing, numeracy, computer and workplace essential skills.
The delivery of our services is possible through the dedicated collaborative work of our experienced staff and volunteers.
Description: Our tutors help improve foundation literacy and essential skills needed to empower adults 19 & older to participate more in the community, get and keep a job, or upgrade their education. The focus is on reading, writing, numeracy, and computer skills. Training plans are goal focused around independence, training & education, and employment.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Volunteers are required to attend a 12 hour training workshop to learn about tutoring techniques for working with adults who need to upgrade skills. Upon completion, you will be a certified adult literacy tutor.
Working Conditions: Warm, friendly environment with support from Program Coordinator or Group Instructor to help when needed. Flexible hours designed to meet the needs of the Tutor and student.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: We request a minimum commitment of 2 to 3 hours per week. Please feel free to give more time if you have it!
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Computer Skills, Empathy, Managing Money
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Marilena Benak
Phone: 519-621-7993 Ext. 322
Address: 40 Ainslie Street South, 2nd Flooor Cambridge, N1R 3K1


Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm