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Organization: Frontier College - Guelph Location  
Phone Numbers: 519-496-3079
Toll-Free: Toronto 1-800-555-6523
Fax: 416-323-3522
Email: guelph@frontiercollege.ca
Website: www.frontiercollege.ca/Programs/By-Location/Ontari...
Address:
c/o Erica Woodford - Frontier College @ 10C Shared Space
10C Carden Street
42 Carden St
Guelph, ON
N1H 3A2
Accessibility Notes: varies by location
Hours: Hours vary, call for appointment
Dates: Oct-Apr
Contacts: Erica Woodford - Community Coordinator
ewoodford@frontiercollege.ca
Service Description: Literacy programs that help children and youth improve literacy skills.
  • recruitment and training of volunteers
  • ongoing support

Literacy programs in Guelph
include:
  • one-to-one tutoring with children (Ottawa Crescent PS)
  • reading circles (Priory Park PS)
  • one-to-one tutoring with youth (College Heights PS)
  • homework club (Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group)
  • after school program (John Galt PS, West End Community Centre, Westwood PS, Onward Willow Community Centre)
  • new math skills program, Number Ninjas

Volunteer tutors spend 1-2 hours each week reading with a child / youth, helping with homework or doing other literacy-related activities. Programs are organized and coordinated through a student-led Organizational Team and supported by a Frontier College staff person. Volunteers do not need to be students to get involved.

Conferences, training sessions, idea exchanges and networking opportunities are organized in various locations to offer professional development and bring together community partners. Programs offered across Canada.

Fees: None
Application: All volunteers are screened and trained prior to community work - call or e-mail for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Programs available to children and youth; tutors must be 16 years and older to apply
Age: 16.00 - 99.00 years
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County  

This information was last completely updated on August 29, 2017

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