Apply to Volunteer with the Learning Buddies Network!
Regardless of what stage you are in your education, we hope you will join us and stay with us for the remainder of your years as a student. Each year as a mentor you will become more skilled and helpful to a child. Experienced mentor tutors and coordinators develop a wealth of experience and contribute valuable ideas that we seek and incorporate into our program structure. The longer you are involved with our organization, the more ways you will contribute and feel a part of it.
Recruitment Committee member will act in a leadership capacity for LBN recruitment in their respective secondary/post secondary schools. Responsibilities include: attending meetings, liaising with Recruitment Committee Chair and Recruitment Manager, and at least one of the following: leading LBN information session at school’s volunteer fair, posting on school social media, liaising with career counsellors in high school and university, and other ideas mentioned by applicants which can be school specific. This is a leadership role that requires initiatives.
Mentor responsibilities include: attending math/ reading training, orientation, Mentor sessions, and Mentor meetings, completing Mentor reports, preparing lesson material for each session, tracking the student’s progress, reporting to Program Coordinators and Executive Coordinator, and assisting in volunteer recruitment.
Program Coordinator Application
Program Coordinator responsibilities include: attending math/ reading training, orientation, Mentor sessions, and Program Coordinator meetings, facilitating Mentor meetings, facilitating debrief after each Mentor session, tracking Mentor reports, completing Program Coordinator reports, taking attendance, guiding and providing feedback to Mentors, providing references for Mentors, reporting to Executive Coordinator, and assisting in volunteer recruitment. This is a leadership role that requires experience as a mentor.
Executive Coordinator Application
Executive Coordinator responsibilities include: attending math/ reading training, orientation, mentor sessions, and Executive Coordinator meetings, facilitating Program Coordinator meetings, tracking Program Coordinator reports, completing Executive Coordinator reports, taking attendance, guiding and providing feedback to Mentors and Program Coordinators, providing references for Program Coordinators and Mentors, act as a liaison between Learning Buddies Network and the school/site, and assisting in volunteer recruitment. This is a leadership role that requires experience as both a mentor and Program Coordinator.