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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
c/o Emily Davies-Robinson - Frontier College
10C Shared Space
42 Carden St
Guelph, ON
N1H 3A2
Intersection: Wyndham St N and Carden St
Accessibility Notes: varies by location
Hours: Hours vary, call for appointment
Dates Available: Oct-Apr
Public Contacts: Emily Davies-Robinson - Community Coordinator
Service Description: National literacy organization that works with volunteers and community partners to give people the skills and confidence needed to reach their potential. Literacy programs provide recruitment and training of volunteers and ongoing support.

Literacy programs in Guelph include:
  • reading circles (Priory Park PS)
  • homework club (West End Community Centre, Westwood PS)
  • After School Program (John Galt PS, Westwood PS)
  • Number Ninjas Math Skills Program (Brant Ave PS)

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. Volunteer screening process occurs every Sep and Jan - call or e-mail for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Programs available to children and youth; tutors must be 16 years and older to apply
Languages: English
Area Served:
Guelph ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County  

This information was last completely updated on August 16, 2018

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Updated August 16, 2018
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