|Opportunity: Bookmark Volunteer.|
You will help a 5-8 year old learn to read, developing their skills and confidence. You will read together, play games, and see your reader’s progress all through our secure online platform.
Our programme involves 30 mins sessions with the same child, twice a week, for six weeks. You book your programme through the Bookmark app and select times that work with your schedule.
Main duties: Help children who struggle with their reading gain essential skills at a crucial age. This will prepare them to move up the school, ready to tackle new challenges without falling further behind. Three quarters of our volunteers noticed their reader become more confident with their reading .Making learning to read fun by bringing your own personality into the sessions and getting to know your readers interests. Give a child one-to –one attention and be a role model.
|Requirements: Requirements/Skills needed: Access to a PC, laptop, Chromebook with a webcam and internet connection .Feel relatively comfortable using technology. Are you passionate about literacy and its importance, able to show enthusiasm, encouragement, empathy and patience?|
(No access to PC or IT experience you can still apply to be volunteer on our face-to –face programmes in certain locations)
|Location: Home Based|
|Hours: Two 30 minutes sessions a week, for 6 consecutive weeks and willing to complete at least 3 six week programmes a year.|
|DBS: Provide two references|