Reading Rocks Online Program Facilitator

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Purpose

The position of ​Reading Rocks Program Facilitator​ supports the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton’s (LDAHH) literacy program for children and youth ages 6-12 with learning difficulties. This literacy program is designed to motivate and help children gain confidence and academic success in reading and writing in a 1:1 child to tutor ratio (one tutor is partnered with one student). The Program is also designed to help facilitators and volunteers gain knowledge and experience in working with children and youth who experience difficulties in learning essential literacy skills. This position is responsible for assisting in the coordination, safety, delivery, and supervision of a Reading Rocks program.

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Location

The Reading Rocks Program is conducted online via Microsoft Teams

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Length of Appointment

The Reading Rocks program facilitator will serve for the duration of at least one program session (e.g., Sept-Dec, Jan-April, April-June). The program facilitator is eligible to continue for other sessions with approval from the Program Coordinator.

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Time Commitment

The Reading Rocks program facilitator position requires a minimum of ​four hours per week,​ for each week that the program is in session. In addition, each program facilitator must attend a 2-hour orientation/training prior to the program beginning. ​The program will be held online via Microsoft Teams in the evenings between the hours of 6:30 – 7:30 pm. The program facilitator will be expected to arrive half an hour prior to the start of the program and remain up to half an hour after the program ends in order to support volunteer tutors.

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Qualifications

  • Passed a vulnerable sectors check
  • Previous experience working with individuals with learning disabilities and/or children
  • Previous experience facilitating online programs
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Teams an asset, but not required.
  • Bachelor of Education an asset, but not required
  • Previous experience in the Reading Rocks program is an asset, but not required

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to readingrocks@ldahh.ca

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