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

Crowfoot Library
Fish Creek Library
Forest Lawn Library
Nose Hill Library
Shawnessy Library
Signal Hill Library
Village Square

Apply Now

Contact

Eda Czarnecki
readwithmeprogram@calgarylibrary.ca
403.260.2710

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