Book Bike Volunteers

Organization Details
Organization Name: West Broadway Youth Outreach
Address: 646 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3C 0G6
Organizational Description: WBYO is a drop-in recreational & life skills program for youth aged 4-12 in the West Broadway area & beyond. We provide year round, free after-school & summer programming in a safe, fun and nurturing environment.

WBYO ensures that local children have opportunities to learn and grow in an atmosphere where their basic emotional, social and educational needs are met and supported by positive role models.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: At WBYO, we believe in giving back and spreading our love of reading and literacy.
We have created a mobile library that consists of approximately 150 different books at reading levels for all ages.

You will be spending summer days biking to different parks and local spaces and engaging and reading with children; you will be handing out Library Cards that, once stamped 10 times, can be traded in for an ice cream at any Zeid's FoodFare location in Winnipeg.
Skills Required: Patience
Fun-loving Atmosphere
Speaking/Writing English, French or Spanish
Ability to assist elementary children with reading
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Child Development
Child Psychology
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Between the hours of 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Mon-Fri
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Requires child minding
Speaks French
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-774-0451
In Person
Closing Date: Aug 30, 2023
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