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One to One Volunteers needed

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One to One Volunteers needed
by Jennifer Boyle - Friday, 8 September 2017, 3:41 PM

Dear Parents, Grandparents, and community members, 

Become a ONE TO ONE volunteer tutor and open the world of reading to a child!

BEST is looking for volunteer reading tutors.

Do you have one and a half hours a week during school hours to read one-on-one with young students?  The ONE TO ONE Children’s Literacy Program needs you. No experience is necessary, but you must have good English language skills.  We provide free training and ongoing support. We are looking for three more volunteers so we are able to support more students at BEST.

The ONE TO ONE Children’s Literacy Program gives students the opportunity to practice their reading skills with a caring, patient adult.  This one-on-one time increases their self confidence, their reading fluency and comprehension,and their chance of meeting with success at school and in life.


Tutors read with 3 students for 30 minutes each at a local elementary school once a week, either morning or afternoon, for 12 weeks. They develop a relationship with their students and see them grow as readers. What a rewarding volunteer experience!

Fall Training Sessions


Monday, September 25th



Thursday, October 5th



Both sessions will be held at the Henry Grube Education Centre (245 Kitchener Crescent) Room 6.


To volunteer as a tutor or for more information

Please contact Chris Churchley at or 778-220-9445

or Jennifer Boyle at BEST (250-376-2205)