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About the Position
Position Number 256
Position Title Reading Buddy
Organization Name Stratford Public Library
Area(s) of Interest Children/Youth, Teaching/Tutoring
Position Description The Reading Buddy Program is an opportunity for children to experience the magic of reading in a safe and welcoming place. It’s meant to encourage a young reader’s interest in books and improve their reading skills through one-on-one dedicated reading time. This program is offered in both English and French.
This is where a Reading Buddy comes in. A Reading Buddy is a positive role model who inspires a child to enjoy reading by having fun with them and talking with them about the story. This plus a brief time of play after reading helps struggling or reluctant readers to gain confidence over the course of eight weeks.
Time Commitment Week Day Afternoon
Duration Short Term (3 months or less)
Time Detail 1.25 hours once per week over the 8 week session
Min Age 14
Ideal for Individual, Youth
Geographical Area(s) Stratford
Police Check Yes
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
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How to Contact
Website https://splibrary.ca/about-us/volunteering
Contact Kate Schillings
Phone 5192710220
Address 19 St. Andrew Street Stratford, N5A 1A2

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