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About the Position
Position #: 19535
OrganizationThe Literacy Group of Waterloo Region
Position: Modular Group Facilitator
Location: 151 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON, Canada and 40 Ainslie St. S, Cambridge, ON
Impact Statement: The Literacy Group is a non for profit adult education center that develops and delivers accessible and effective literacy programs. 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.
We are looking for volunteers to support our cause and work closely with our Group Facilitator to support the students in various groups run by TLG.
Description: This position requires the following from the appropriate candidate.
• Deliver 2-4 hours of training to a group of pre-assessed adults each week for at least 6 weeks in a given year.
• Deliver set resources to adults with varying but limited skills and experience
• Ability to offer engaging workshops
• Create inspirational and effective resources digitally or by hand
• Be able to support learners with their computer based learning tasks

Qualifications and experience
• Excellent presentation skills (experience teaching is not a necessity)
• Strong communication skills and ability to connect with people and be personable
• Have passion, knowledge and experience of your subject/specialty

Role Benefits
• Have the flexibility to complete short term volunteering
• Gain experience in teaching adults
• Share your skills and past experience
Training Details: All volunteers will complete online training to support their skills in adult education.
Working Conditions: Two Literacy Group office locations exist in both Kitchener and Cambridge. Small groups will meet at these locations for programming.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Be available for at least 6 weeks per year and deliver 2-4 hours of training to a group of pre-assessed adults.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Strategic Thinking, Presenting
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Marilena Benak
Phone: 519-743-6090 Ext. 322
Address: 151 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2H 2M2


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