Volunteering in Sarnia-Lambton


Adult Program Mentor

Posted by on March 31st, 2023



Start Date: 2023-05-15
End Date: Varies
Length of Commitment: 1 Year
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per week
Total Days Needed: Mon-Th from 9am-3pm (at volunteer discretion)
Minimum Age Required: 25
Training Required: Yes
Training Provided: Yes
Skills Required: Most adult program mentors are not professional educators; many have no formal teaching experience. They come from all professional backgrounds bringing unique skills and life experience. What they have in common: patience, kindness, and empathy. They are motivated to see others achieve and cheer for their success. We help adults 19+ improve their reading, writing, math, basic computer and digital skills.
Activities: Working one-to-one with another adult in areas like: - basic math or math used in the skilled trades (ie. imperial measurement, trigonometry, geometry) - reading or writing learning grammar rules and pronunciation - basic Microsoft Word or Excel or Powerpoint - how to navigate the internet including safe search, protecting against scams, spotting fake news - financial literacy basics and money math/cash counting - high school credit course work
Transportation: Yes
Population Served:
Additional Information:

Location Details

Street: 180 College Ave. N
City: Sarnia
Postal Code: N7T 7X2
Travel Directions:

Contact Person

Name: Tracy Pound
Position: Executive Director
Email: tracy.pound@literacylambton.org
Website: https://www.literacylambton.org
Day Phone: 519-332-4876
Evening Phone: 519-332-4876
Fax: N/A