A Joyful Opportunity: Children's Storytime Animator

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3755 BotrelMontreal, Quebec H4A 3G8CA
Reading to children at BAOBAB, in Cote-des-neiges, Montreal



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

Telephone: 514.872.0517

Email: barbara@fraserhickson.ca

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.

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