Provide a safe and friendly environment for teens to practice their conversational English.
Provide an opportunity for youth volunteers to develop mentoring and facilitation skills.
Increase awareness and use of library resources, services and programs.
Junior or high school students (grade 7 – grade 12)
Strong communication skills
Ability to motivate and mentor participants in a youth-centered program
Reliability and positive attitude
Strong literacy and facilitation skills
Ability to work with a diverse population, with a variety of skill levels
Attend an orientation and training session
Create a supportive, fun and enriching environment
Be a positive role model for the participants
Commit to all dates of the program
An in-person orientation and training module covering program materials, as well as the roles and responsibilities of being a Calgary Public Library Volunteer prior to program start.
Meet new people and explore new opportunities.
Have fun and contribute to your community.
Develop inter-personal, leadership, problem solving, communication, facilitation, and time management skills.