A JOYFUL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Do you love reading, and books?
Would you like to spread your enthusiasm and improve the lives of Montreal families?
Join MINIBIBLIOplus : be part of Fraser Hickson’s exciting project todevelop literacy skills among children aged 0-5.
This project was created to address the need to promote literacy to children, specifically in the Côte-des-Neiges borough. The main goals are to get children excited about reading, get parents involved, and develop a culture of literacy in CDN.
This project will take place beginning in January 2018 in day care and community centers. Each location will have a weekly animated story time. We are looking for volunteers to animate these story time activities. Training on how to read to children will be provided.
- Spend 2-3 hours a week animating an activity and reading to children
- Attend 1 or more training sessions on how to read to children
- Share feedback on progress/success of activities
- May assist with some administrative or logistical duties related to the program
- A love for books and reading, and a desire to improve lives
- Bilingualism preferred (English and French)
- Experience working with children is helpful
- Availability for approximately 2-3 hours a week
If you are interested, please contact Barbara Whiston
Location: 3755 Botrel Room S-104, Montreal, H4A 3G8
- Literacy / Reading
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 2 - 3 hours per week
- Love of reading and desire to improve the lives of others by sharing it.