Volunteer with the Learning Disabilities Association of London Region

We are looking for friendly, patient, outgoing individuals who are looking for a chance to work with children to help make a difference in leading to academic success.

To apply or to make an inquiry, please contact Kate Chute at k.chute@ldalondon.ca or 519-438-6213 ext. 24.

Training is provided by LDA London Region and is mandatory. A Police Records Check and Vulnerable Positions Screening is mandatory to Volunteer at LDA London Region. Training is mandatory for all Volunteers.


Executive Functioning Tutoring (Tutors) – MONDAYS, September 24th to December 3rd

The Executive Functioning Tutoring program helps students in grades 4 to 12 with learning disabilities and/or Attention Deficits (ADHD) to improve their school management skills. Tutors will be responsible for leading one-on-one tutoring sessions designed to provide coaching and guidance in areas such as project planning, time management, organization, note taking, studying techniques etc. Tutors will plan their own sessions with assistance from Program Coordinator as needed. Resources for planning tutoring sessions are available to tutors.

When: (your choice) 5:00-6:30pm or 6:45-8:15pm

Note: As part of our scheduling, no tutoring sessions will be held on Mon. Oct. 8th (Thanksgiving Day)


One-to-One Academic Tutoring (Tutors) – MONDAYS, September 24th to December 3rd

This program provides one-to-one academic tutoring sessions for students between grades 3 and 12 with learning difficulties and/or attention and focus issues. Tutors will be responsible for leading these sessions by assisting with homework or providing extra instruction and practice with academic subjects like reading, writing, and math. On the first day of Tutoring the tutors will consult with the parent and student on an action plan. Tutors will then plan their own sessions. There are resources and assistance from the Program Coordinator as needed.

When: Mondays, September 24th to December 3rd

Time: (your choice) Mondays 5:00-6:30pm or 6:45-8:15pm

Note: As part of our scheduling, no tutoring sessions will be held on Mon. Oct. 8th (Thanksgiving Day)


One-to-One Academic Tutoring (Tutors) – SATURDAYS, September 29th to December 8th

This program provides one-to-one academic tutoring sessions for students between grades 3 and 12 with learning difficulties and/or attention and focus issues. Tutors will be responsible for leading these sessions by assisting with homework or providing extra instruction and practice with academic subjects like reading, writing, and math. On the first day of Tutoring the tutors will consult with the parent and student on an action plan. Tutors will then plan their own sessions. There are resources and assistance from the Program Coordinator as needed.

When: (your choice) 9:00-10:30am or 10:45am-12:15pm or 12:30-2:00pm

Note: As part of our scheduling, no tutoring sessions will be held on Sat. Oct. 6th (Thanksgiving)


Literacy (Tutors) – TUESDAYS, September 25th to December 4th

The Leap to Literacy program is for students between grades 3 to 8. The fall programming will be running for just students in grades 6 to 8. This is a 10-week literacy program for students who require support with their literacy skills. Through this effective instructional/mentor program, students will be matched with a tutor, like you, who will focus on four essential literacy concepts; phonics, sight words, fluency, as well as spelling, grammar and sentence structure. The tutors for this program will use fun activity based game literacy activities (resources from LDA) to address these areas

When:  Tuesdays, September 25th to December 4th\

Time:  5:00-6:30pm

Note: As part of our scheduling, no tutoring sessions will be held on Tues. Oct. 9th (Western Fall Reading Week)


Literacy (Tutors) – WEDNESDAYS, September 19th to December 5th

The Leap to Literacy program is for students between grades 3 to 8. The fall programming will be running for just students in grades 6 to 8. This is a 10-week literacy program for students who require support with their literacy skills. Through this effective instructional/mentor program, students will be matched with a tutor, like you, who will focus on four essential literacy concepts; phonics, sight words, fluency, as well as spelling, grammar and sentence structure. The tutors for this program will use fun activity based game literacy activities (resources from LDA) to address these areas

When: WEDNESDAYS, September 19th to December 5th

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Note: As part of our scheduling, no tutoring sessions will be held on Wed. Oct. 10th (Western Fall Reading Week) or on Wed. Oct. 31st (Halloween Night)

 


Math (Tutors) – THURSDAYS, September 27th to December 6th

The Moving Up Math program is a individualized program is designed to increase confidence in math skills resulting in higher academic achievement. Staff/Tutors present the Ontario Math curriculum through a variety of games, activities and lessons that will allow each student to explore, practice, apply & extend math skills & concepts at a self-paced format. This program includes 80% one-on-one tutoring (by a tutor) on specific skills assisted by online diagnostics and targeted online practice. The other 20% consists of explicit group instruction on key concepts/strategies. Pre-Assessment and online diagnostics is used to assist the tutor with weekly tutoring plans.

When: THURSDAYS, September 27th to December 6th

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Note: As part of our scheduling, no tutoring sessions will be held on Thurs. Oct. 11th (Western Fall Reading Week)

 


Planning Secondary to Post Secondary Transition (Group Mentors)

THURSDAYS, November 1st to December 6th then resume January 10th to January 31st

The Youth Upwards Program (YUP) is a program that assists students with the process of moving along to Post-Secondary, work or apprenticeship. Areas covered in this group-facilitated program include: identifying strengths, needs, transferrable skills, learning styles, working environment, self-advocacy, understanding their IEP accommodations and supports, goal setting and planning strategically for the future. This program is 80% mentor facilitated & 20% group instruction. Guest speakers are planned to share important resources for both youth and their parents.

When: 6:45-8:15pm

Office Volunteers

The Volunteer will assist in areas of clerical duties such as filing, data entry, filing maintenance, and other miscellaneous projects.

Fundraising Volunteers

Volunteers will become part of a committee to plan and execute fundraising initiatives for LDA London Region. This would involve regular meetings; brainstorming, planning, sponsorships and packages and initiative setup.

To apply or to make an inquiry, please contact Paul Cook, Executive Director at ed@ldalondon.ca or 519-438-6213

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