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About the Position
Position #: 19536
OrganizationThe Literacy Group of Waterloo Region
Position: Adult Group Facilitation Assistant
Location: 151 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: The Literacy Group is a non for profit adult education centre 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.

TLG needs your help! 34% of people living in our community struggle with reading information, filling out forms and numeracy. Many live in poverty, trying to support families on minimum wages & with a highly technical world. Volunteer as a 1-1 tutor, office support, fundraising & special events. Help us make a difference by helping people move from Poverty to Possibilities!
Description: • Have strong communication skills
• Be able to connect with people and be personable
• Have passion and the ability to support up to grade 10 numeracy and literacy skills
• Work in the delivery of weekly workshops in the Waterloo Region
• Be available for at least 3 months per year
• Be able to work collaboratively with and independently of the Group Facilitator
• Create inspirational and effective resources either by hand or digitally
• Support the marking of homework and assessments
Training Details: • All volunteers will complete an online training and in class program to support their skills in adult education
• All volunteers will become an Adult Literacy Tutor certified by Laubach Literacy Ontario
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Be available for at least 3 months per year.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Creative Thinking
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