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Story Time Animator Video Project

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ORGANIZATION: minibiblioPLUS - Fraser Hickson Institute

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At MinibiblioPLUS, we bring books to life!

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who would like to spread their love of books by creating fun Story Time video readings for children from 0 to 8 years old.

Purpose: To instill a lifelong love of reading and learning by passing on your love of books to children via the art of virtual story-time animation!

Whom we serve: Partner organizations such as childcare centers, community centers and hospitals that cater to children up to 8 years old.

Where: Story-time videos are created from the comfort of your own home with books provided to you from our library, which is located at 3755, rue Botrel, bureau 110, Montréal (Québec) H4A 3G8.

Training: Volunteers will receive comprehensive training in Early Literacy development with a certificate of completion at the end. All story-time materials will be provided by the library.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Create weekly Story Time reading videos that are fun and engaging
  • Participate in one or more training sessions on how to read to children
  • Share evaluation of progress/success of activities
  • Rotational collection of reading materials from our library

Desired skills and qualities:

  • Dependability
  • Punctuality
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Dynamism, patience, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • A general interest in reading and early literacy

Commitment: Minimum of 1-2 hours per week for minimum 2 months. We are committed to being flexible with the volunteer's schedule, but we appreciate regularity.

Benefits of volunteering with minibiblioPLUS:

  • Develop presentation and public speaking skills
  • A letter signed by the Executive Director attesting to your volunteer work
  • Potential recognition as volunteer of the month

About us:

Fraser Hickson was the first free public library established in Montreal in 1885 and is currently celebrating 137 years of community service. Our mission is to raise literacy levels by providing the partners we serve with free access to books and animation services to help them instill in children a life-long love of reading and learning from birth, via our hallmark outreach project - minibiblioPLUS. Our vision is to continue to foster a culture of reading and learning as a leader in raising literacy skills building on our successful project.

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About minibiblioPLUS - Fraser Hickson Institute


3755 Botrel, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3G8, CA

Mission Statement

Our mission is to raise literacy levels by empowering our partners to bring books to life starting with the very young and for those who need them the most.


We offer a free public mini-library service to partner organizations, giving access to our collection, support and early literacy tools. We curate books that allow educators, parents and volunteers the opportunity to instill in children the desire to read, paving the road to lifelong learning skills and prosperity.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


3755 Rue Botrel Suite 102S-102MontrealMontreal, QC Canada



  • Literacy / Reading
  • English
  • French
  • Public Speaking
  • Storytelling


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week, minimum 2 months
  • Must have access to the internet and a recording device (computer, smart phone, tablet, etc.)

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