Thank you for your interest in helping adults on their learning journey.
Title: SAIL Learning Coach
Reports to: Literacy Services Coordinator
Bring the joy of learning to our communities by investing 1-2 hours a week coaching an adult learner.
Adult learners come to the table with a lifetime of experiences and a variety of strengths and challenges.
Your commitment to a learner gives them the opportunity to see themselves as successful.
Learning is not always a fast process. We ask that you plan on investing a minimum of 4-6 months with your learner. We offer professional development, ongoing support and resources for you to take the first steps in a rewarding journey of discovery.
Qualifications: 18 + and literate with good command of the English language.
Patient person with a good sense of humour and a caring attitude.
Understands challenges adults have with low literacy skills.
Has transportation or technology required to connect with learner.
RCMP vulnerable sector check is required
Responsibilities: Attend basic orientation for new volunteers and workshops relevant to coaching.
Meets weekly with an adult learner to help them progress towards their learning goals.
Treats learners with respect as a mature and capable learning partner.
Maintains confidentiality and abides by guidelines.
Tracks time spent and progress.
Communicates regularly with the Literacy Services Coordinator.
Completes forms and progress reports in a timely manner.
To be a volunteer, it takes…
You’ve shown these qualities and so much more, so thank you for all that you do.