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Toronto Public Library, Leading to Reading Program

Toronto Public Library encourages and fosters an interest in reading and life-long learning. Program volunteers are paired with elementary school students who have reading difficulties. Program volunteers help children build confidence and motivation by providing a positive reading and learning experience, and by developing improved skills and habits, using the library as a resource.

Recruiting For: Reading help volunteer: Program volunteers are paired with elementary school students who have reading difficulties.

Skills: To qualify as a volunteer with the Leading to Reading program the following qualifications are required:

  • Speak and write English fluently
  • Relate and communicate well with a child on a one-to-one basis
  • Work independently
  • Act as a mature role model for reading

Number of Positions: Several at various locations

Where positions are posted: On the website.

Application Method: Volunteer applications will be supplied at the event. Applications are also downloadable from the Toronto Public Library website.

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