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Position #: 1625
OrganizationGreater Victoria Public Library
Position: Library Reading Buddies: Teen Volunteers
Impact Statement: To inspire literacy, lifelong learning and community enrichment for all. To provide universal access to secure and safe library services, to foster the love of reading, and to enhance the quality of life in our community.
Description: For ages 13-18. If you like working with children, enjoy reading, are a fluent English speaker, and want to help emerging readers, we need you! Reading Buddies volunteers mentor children in Grades 1-4 with reading practice, literacy-based activities and fun. We provide training and, upon completion, a reference letter outlining your volunteer hours.

Check the program and events calendar for opportunities.
We are looking for volunteers at library locations across Victoria.
Training Details: First-time volunteers, please complete the Teen Volunteer Referral Form and register for a Big Buddy Training Session. See gvpl.ca/teenvolunteers for dates, times and for more information. We provide training and, upon completion, a reference letter outlining your volunteer hours.
Working Conditions: Volunteers must be between the ages of 13 and 18.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekend - Daytime, Anytime
Time Detail: 1.25 hours a day for five weekdays.
Age: 13+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Technology, Library/Research , Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Facilitation and Training, Plan & Co-ordinate, Continuous Learning
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: https://www.gvpl.ca/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Devon Tatton
Phone: 250-940-4875
Address: 735 Broughton Street Victoria, V8W 3H2

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