Volunteer

Money Matters Changes Lives [Video – 2:48] (2013)

Since 2011, the Money Matters program has brought volunteer tutors from the TD Bank Group into community learning centres to teach numeracy and financial skills.

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2014-04-02

Frontier College - Annual Report 2012 (2012)

Literacy. Learning for Life

Frontier College is a national literacy organization that works in partnership with community organizations to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

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2013-02-04

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

The LOLA's: In Recognition of Outstanding Contributors to Lifelong Learning in Calgary (2010)

In 2000, Calgary Learns presented the first Life of Learning Awards as a way to honour outstanding contributors to lifelong learning in Calgary.

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2013-01-22

Grassroots and governance: Exploring informal learning opportunities to support active citizenship and community-based organizations within Canada (2010)

This paper explores a study on lifelong learning, citizenship, and participation in community-based organizations in Canada. Specifically, the research focused on the contributions grassroots organizations make to Canadian society; the kinds of relationships that exist between grassroots organizations, government, and other organizations; and the gender differences in citizen participation.

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2013-01-18

Room of my dreams: Yearbook 2009 (2009)

This document offers examples of writing produced by adult learners taking part in programs offered by the Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN), a non-profit organization serving Nova Scotia’s capital region.

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2012-09-18

Journeys: Yearbook 2012 (2012)

This is a collection of writings by adult learners taking part in programs offered by the Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN), a non-profit organization serving that region of Nova Scotia.

Much of the writing revolves around the theme of journeys, in both the literal and figurative senses of the word. One learner wrote about a trip to Toronto, while others have written about their journeys to learning.

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2012-07-20

More than Words on Paper: Building Literacy One Reader at a Time [Video - 21:10] (2009)

Prepared by Literacy Volunteers of Quebec (LVQ), this video explores the nature of literacy and explores the reasons why people have low literacy skills.

“Low literacy” doesn’t necessarily refer to an inability to read and write. Instead, it refers to a range of difficulties people may experience every day, including problems with reading, writing, doing math, or balancing a budget.

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2012-06-26

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

Yamaska Literacy Council: Our stories - the first 30 years, 1981-2011 (2011)

This document was prepared to mark the 30th anniversary of the Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC), which serves English-speaking adults in the western part of Quebec’s Eastern Townships. The organization was established initially as the Townshippers Reading Council and was one of the founding members of Literacy Volunteers of Quebec.

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2011-11-08

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