Volunteer training

Special Money Matters broadcast for Financial Literacy Month, November 25, 2013 [Video - 59:13] (2013)

Hosted by ABC Life Literacy Canada

This document is housed on the VVC Network server.

This special broadcast was recorded at one of the campuses of George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario, to mark Financial Literacy Month 2013.

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2014-02-05

Giving Back: Volunteering For Work Experience - Students' Notes (2005)

This document is part of a 12-week program designed to help Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) learners prepare to do volunteer work as a way to develop skills and gain experience that could be applied in the workforce or used to help them gain greater personal independence.

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2011-09-13

Giving Back: Volunteering For Work Experience - Instructor's Notes (2005)

This document is used in conjunction with a student manual. Both are part of a 12-week program intended to help Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) learners prepare to do volunteer work as a way to develop job skills and gain work experience.

The instructor’s notes include answers to the quizzes contained in the students’ document. There are also guidelines for evaluating responses to open-ended questions.

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2011-09-13

Giving Back: Volunteering for Work Experience Program (2005)

The goal of this program is to help Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) learners prepare to work as volunteers as a way of developing skills and gaining experience that can be applied in the workforce or used to increase personal independence.

In this document, the authors describe the background, development and results of the Giving Back project, and provide recommendations for modifying it to suit specific groups of learners.

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2011-09-13

Integrating Essential Skills in Literacy Tutor Training - Final Report (2010)

This report summarizes a two-year project aimed at incorporating essential skills into training for volunteer tutors across Canada. The project was undertaken by Laubach Literacy Ontario, in partnership with Literacy Volunteers of Quebec and Laubach Literacy New Brunswick and with input and feedback from two employer partners.

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2010-08-19

How to Train Homework Club Volunteers (2007)

A Frontier College Tutor's Guide

Frontier College developed this guide as an aid for those involved in training volunteer homework club tutors. The purpose of tutor training is to extend tutors’ knowledge, strengthen their skills and increase their confidence so they feel prepared to tutor. This resource guide has been designed for both new and experienced facilitators.

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2008-03-26

Policy Internships and Fellowships (2003)

Bringing the Policy Dialogue Between Voluntary Organizations and the Federal Government

This is a report on a pilot program initiated by the Capacity Joint Table of the Voluntary Sector Initiative, namely the Policy Internships and Fellowships (PIAF) Pilot Program.

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2007-04-10

Literacy Volunteers - Value Added - Research Report (2005)

The Literacy Volunteers: Value Added Research Report represents the results of six months of research conducted in 2005 by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) with literacy agencies and volunteers to better understand the economic and social value that volunteers bring to Anglophone community-based literacy programs throughout the province of Ontario.

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2005-12-30

Breaking the Cycle of Violence (2003)

Resources for Literacy Workers

This book is a resource for literacy workers. One of its focus is on the challenges of people having limited literacy skills when they attempt to access counselling services. It also includes information for workers who may be working with victims of abuse and violence.

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2005-11-23

Setting the Compass (1999)

A Program development and evaluation tool for volunteer programs in Alberta

This document is the final product of the Alberta Literacy Program Standards (ALPS) Project.

ALPS was a project of the Association of Literacy Coordinators of Alberta, and was funded by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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2005-11-14

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