Volunteer Literacy Tutors

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Position description: 

Share the joy of reading in your community by becoming a ONE TO ONE volunteer tutor.

ONE TO ONE matches emerging young readers with volunteer tutors across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

It’s easy to get started on your volunteer journey – fill out our application form online, complete a free criminal record check and then have a chat with us on the phone to make sure we’re a good fit. Training sessions for new volunteers will be held in January 2020.

Find out more and apply now at https://one-to-one.ca/get-involved/become-a-tutor/


Volunteers are provided with training and ongoing support to read with children for two to three hours once a week during school hours. You will develop a connection with the students that will help them bloom into successful readers


You must be 18 years old, proficient in English and/or French and complete a criminal record check. ONE TO ONE provides training and ongoing support. Initial training sessions for new volunteers will be held in January 2020. 

We are looking for volunteer tutors to support schools in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster and the Tri-Cities.


Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
People with physical disabilities
Additional Information: 

"As she was leaving her session with me, a student said, 'You're not my tutor, you know - you're my friend' and ran away." - ONE TO ONE Tutor

How to apply: 
Contact person: 
Liz Van Den Hanenberg
Contact phone: 
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Education & Research
Family & Children
Youth Development
A world where all children have acquired a passion for reading and with that, the self-confidence to propel them towards success.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
1 Oct 2019 to 31 May 2020
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Elementary schools in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Richmond, New Westminster
Vancouver, BC