Adult Literacy Tutor – English & Basic Math - West Neighbourhood House

Date Posted: 2022-03-30
Posted By: Cristina Tozzi
City: Toronto
Location: Ontario
Country: Canada
Primary Category: Education and Literacy
Type of Position: Both/Either – Weekdays
Description & Details

Adult Literacy Tutor – English/Math

The Adult Literacy Program helps English-speaking people in the west part of Toronto learn to read, write in English and do Math at a basic/intermediate level. One on one and small groups tutoring.


Volunteer Duties:

·Work one-to-one with a learner or small group to improve their literacy skills

·Groups: Should be comfortable working with one other tutor and a small group of 2 to 5 learners,

-working mainly on math at a basic level

·Keep a journal/record of learning

·Self-development through literacy resource material


Skills Required:

·An interest in Literacy and Adult education; English writing and reading and/or Basic Math skills

·Be friendly, open, reliable, patient, non-judgmental and non-discriminating


Orientation & Training:

·Questionnaire and initial interview with program staff

·Staff provides 15 hour tutor training sessions, including an anti-discrimination training (3 times per year – spring \ fall \ winter), that is mandatory for tutors. Next will be in April

·On-going support provided by staff

·On-going training workshop opportunities throughout the year


Program Time & Location:

·Virtual opportunity with possibility to become in person

·Classes and one-one tutoring sessions take place weekday evenings


Volunteer Commitment:

·Once a week (Monday to Friday) for 3 hours total: 1 hour of preparation and 2 hours of the tutoring session

·One year to ensure continuity in the relationship (6 months for certain group roles)

How to Apply / Contact
Contact Information

Volunteer Program
248 Ossington Ave
(416) 532-4828 ext 105;

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