Volunteering in Sarnia-Lambton


Literacy Lambton Train Your Brain Program Site Volunteers

Posted by on April 16th, 2019


Train Your Brain is offered as a FREE registered evening program for kids currently enrolled in grades 3 & 4. Children are engaged in math & reading games/activities with the goal of improving their foundational numeracy and literacy skills and confidence as a learner.

Offered at up to six sites around Lambton County. Program is eight (8) weeks offered Tu or Wed or Th nights (site dependent) from 6-7:30pm (90-minute program)


  • Volunteers up the fun quotient of the program engaging with kids and assisting the Learning Coach as directed to ensure smooth program delivery
  • Tasks could include venue set-up/clean-up, check-in/screenings, sanitizing, playing games with kids, promoting a welcoming, encouraging, inclusive environment


  • Site volunteers are expected to commit fully to a one site eight (8) week program. They may also volunteer for an additional site offered on a different evening
  • Night one all program volunteers are required to attend a meet & greet/orientation starting at 5pm and a team debrief until 8pm
  • Remaining weeks the time commitment is 5:45pm-7:45pm.
  • Must provide own transportation
  • First Aid certification an asset
  • Volunteer on-boarding process required and a clear police check

INTERESTED? www.literacylambton.org/volunteer to complete online application

About Literacy Lambton


Headquartered in the Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre in the heart of Sarnia’s downtown district, Literacy Lambton’s mission is to create and deliver exceptional literacy learning opportunities for the residents of Lambton County.

We help adults 19+ improve their reading, writing, math, basic computer skills and digital knowledge through one-to-one, in-person, or synchronous virtual learning; and offer FREE in-person family literacy outreach programs. Our service is amplified by passionate volunteers, from our governance Board to our frontline program. Literacy Lambton—formerly Organization for Literacy in Lambton—has been powering people’s potential since 1989. Registered charitable #: 135262012 RR0001



Start Date: 2022-09-19
End Date: 2022-11-24
Length of Commitment: 8 weeks
Time Commitment: 2 hours per week
Total Days Needed: 1 or 2 days per week
Minimum Age Required: 15
Training Required: Yes
Training Provided: Yes
Skills Required: Patience, enthusiastic, reliable, works well with kids, follows instructions
Activities: Under leadership from a program Head Coach, volunteers help prepare and clean up the space, ensure the smooth running and upbeat energy for the program, working with children individually or in small groups to help improve reading and math skills for students in grades 3 & 4.
Transportation: Yes
Population Served:
Additional Information: Interested? Please fill in the volunteer application form at www.literacylambton.org

Location Details

Street: 180 North College Ave. Room 103
City: Sarnia
Postal Code: N7T 7X2
Travel Directions: 6 sites in Sarnia-Lambton

Contact Person

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