LINKS Literacy Tutor

Organization Details
Organization Name: Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
Address: 617 Erin St.
Winnipeg MB  R3G 2W1
Website: http://ldamanitoba.org
Organizational Description: The Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba (LDAM) provides information, referral, and support for individuals with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), their families and the professionals who work with them. LDAM is a United Way supported agency that also receives grants and carries out fundraising activities to help fulfill our mission. LDAM's vision is to help people impacted by learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders to reach their goals and live better lives.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Guide student through a given lesson plan containing reading, phonetics, spelling, sight words and writing (training & feedback is provided)
Play interactive games
Write reports on student's progress and areas of concern
Skills Required: Literacy skills
Patience & a sense of humor
Flexibility in scheduling
Ability to follow directions, work independently and function effectively as part of a team
*No applicants under age 15, please
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Improved literacy skills
Experience working with children with learning disabilities
EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR EDUCATION STUDENTS!
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
The LINKS program runs every Monday - Thursday evening from October 14 - December 16, 2020. *It is preferable that you are available two evenings a week to ensure program consistency. Please contact info@ldamanitoba.org for additional scheduling information.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: info@ldamanitoba.org
Phone: 204-774-1821 ext. 2
Closing Date: Sep 25, 2020
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