TD Read With Me

Overview

Help a young reader in Grades 1 to 6 discover the magic of reading. Volunteers share literacy-based games and fun books and support children one-on-one to foster a lifelong love of reading.

Program Goals

Deepen interest and reading skills for young readers
Instill confidence and desire for lifelong learning
Provide a fun and creative learning environment

Length

Throughout the year
One-hour program
Weekly

Volunteer Qualifications

Fluent in English
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Patient and reliable
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations

Volunteer Responsibilities

Attend an orientation and training session
Support participants in their literacy goals
Maintain a supportive, fun and enriching environment
Participate in the program for a minimum of one year

Training

A 5.5-hour training session covering program materials

Benefits

Be a positive mentor for a child
Help children improve their self-confidence and literacy skills
Strengthen creative thinking, coaching skills and supportive communication

Help Needed

Country Hills Library
Judith Umbach Library
Signal Hill Library
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Contact

Eda Czarnecki
Email: readwithmeprogram@calgarylibrary.ca
Phone: 403.260.2710

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