Our Mission
About the Position
Position #: 1626
OrganizationGreater Victoria Public Library
Position: Story Buddies: Tween Volunteers
Location: 735 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
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: Young children are paired with volunteer tweens to write and illustrate an original storybook. We provide Big Buddy training and, upon completion, a certificate for volunteering. Together, Little Buddies and Big Buddies will use their imaginations and produce a keepsake that will become part of their life’s story.
Training Details: Once you’ve signed up to volunteer (opportunities are listed on our program and events calendar), fill out the form below and bring it to your first session.

Volunteer Request for Referral (pdf) We provide training and, upon completion, a reference letter outlining your volunteer hours.
Working Conditions: Volunteers must be between the ages of 10 and 12.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekend - Daytime, Anytime
Time Detail: Commitment Details:
Volunteer for 1 session (plus training). Position is not ongoing but can be repeated. /
Juan de Fuca Branch - Tuesday, March 10, 2015. 2:15-3:30 pm
Bruce Hutchison Branch - Friday, March 13, 2015. 2:15-3:30 pm
Oak Bay Branch -Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Age: 10+
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: Sarah Harrision
Phone: 250-940-4875 Ext. 828
Address: 735 Broughton Street Victoria, V8W 3H2


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