Provide a comfortable and safe environment to practice speaking and listening in English
Foster independent learning skills
Provide an enjoyable social setting
Increase awareness and use of library resources and services
Fluent in English
Strong facilitation skills
Active listening skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work with a diverse population, with a variety of skill levels
Attend an orientation and training session
Commit to all dates of the program
Create a supportive, fun and enriching environment
A one hour training session covering program materials as well as the roles and responsibilities of being a Calgary Public Library Volunteer
Meeting new people and fostering friendships with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Helping those struggling with English improve their skills and confidence.
Improving communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills