Community organizations

Working with Volunteers – 25 Ideas for Good Practice (2012)

This guide offers quick tips for making volunteer work a positive experience for both the organization and the volunteer.

The tips are organized by topic, with sections that deal with planning, recruiting, selecting, training, supervision, evaluation, recognition, and retention. Each idea contains basic information, input from voices in the field, and resources for further information.

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2013-02-01

Using Clear Language - Introduction (2009)

The goal of the Widening Access for Adult Literacies project, which ran in Edmonton, Alberta, from 2006 to 2009, was to find ways to make it easier for adults with literacy challenges to access programs and other community resources.

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2011-11-25

Write On! Student Literature: Expressing our thoughts and opinions - Issue 5 (2010)

Spring 2010

This is a collection of writings by adult students of Literacy Unlimited, a community organization in the Montreal area. Their writing includes poetry, fiction and personal anecdotes.

Many of the students were born outside Canada and some of their writing focuses on how they found a new life in this country.

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2011-11-18

Community-Based Literacy in NE Edmonton Project Report (2009)

Partnering for Literacy Programs

The Community-Based Literacy (CBL) in NE Edmonton project was initiated in September 2006 to address needs for adult literacy programming that had been identified through the Widening Access for Adult Literacies project.

The project’s goal was to work with agencies to offer literacy courses in the short term, and to support community agencies applying for regular course funding to offer courses on a longer-term basis.

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2011-04-05

Promoting Best Practices In Volunteer Management (2010)

This document sets out six features of the quality standard for program-volunteer relations in Ontario’s community-based literacy agencies. It complements 18 core quality standards for such agencies, approved for Literacy and Basic Skills programs of Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

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2010-06-01

Opening up the possibilities (2010)

International Adult Learners' Week in Canada 2010

This magazine celebrates 2010 International Adult Learners’ Week (ILAW) in Canada, showcasing the contributions lifelong learning makes to individuals, communities and the world.

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2010-03-03

New Brunswick Directory of English-Language Community-Based Literacy Programs - Survey Report (2009)

This report is part of a project that was initiated by the New Brunswick Department of Education. The department provided funding for the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick to design and conduct a survey of English-language, community-based literacy programs. The purpose of the survey was to help determine areas of greatest need for investment and to inform school districts of the community-based programs within their districts.

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2009-03-26

The Joy of Learning (2007)

Fall Issue 2007

With this document, the Colchester Adult Learning Association presents its first educational resource guide. This guide is intended for the citizens of Colchester, Nova Scotia. It contains descriptions of learning resources available in the area, as well inspirational stories from several learners.

The Joy of Learning includes the following sections:

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2009-02-09

Learning Without Borders (2008)

An Introduction to Community-Based Adult Literacy in British Columbia

Learning Without Borders offers an introduction to community-based adult literacy in British Columbia. This resource has been designed to help those unfamiliar with this topic navigate the complexities of the adult literacy field in BC.

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2009-02-03

Setting the Course for Success: Workplace Literacy Skills Training at The Ark (2005)

This case study by The Conference Board of Canada (http://www.conferenceboard.ca) focuses on the Ark/Lunenburg County Association for the Specially Challenged, a small community organization based on the south shore of Nova Scotia that provides services for persons with special challenges, including intellectual and physical disabilities and mental illness.

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2008-11-19

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