Volunteers

Literacy Volunteers help children to enjoy reading and communicating.

They help children in schools and early years settings. They do not teach reading. Instead they help on a one-to-one basis with children to give them confidence in their reading and communication skills through conversation, reading, writing and playing games.

Volunteers must:

  • Like children
  • Enjoy reading and communicating
  • Be patient, flexible and reliable

Volunteers:

  • Go to the same setting regularly for one or more sessions each week
  • Help children on an individual basis
  • Help the same children each week
  • Talk, read, play games, draw and write with their children
  • Enjoy their time with the children and make sure that the children enjoy the sessions too

Volunteers are provided with:

  • Training
  • On-going support from an Area Co-ordinator
  • Books, games and other resources to use with their children
  • Travelling expenses

INTERESTED? Contact us on 0115 876 5474 or contact@literacyvolunteers.org.uk

 

“I enjoy books now more since I started reading with Mrs B.” (Comments from the LV children in school)

Links for current Volunteers for free printable puzzle sheets

www.printactivities.com

www.activityvillage.co.uk

Useful website for Literacy Volunteers – National Literacy Trust www.literacytrust.org.uk

 

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