Children’s Reading Support Volunteers

You make reading fun

If you love reading and children, consider becoming a volunteer tutor in the Children's Reading Support program at Halifax North Memorial Public Library. Just a small commitment of time can help a child build reading confidence and a love of books that will last a lifetime.

What you'll be doing

Once a week, you'll spend 1 hour helping a child, ages 8-12, from the North End community of Halifax to develop their reading skills. The tutorials take place at the Library, where you'll have access to a variety of materials from our collection to make learning fun—books, art, technology and more! 

About you

  • No experience is necessary.
  • You're able to commit 1 hour per week during the academic year.

Location

Positions are available at:

Become a Children's Reading Support Volunteer

PLEASE NOTE: As of January 20, 2023, all volunteer positions for the Children's Reading Support program at Halifax North have been filled.

To apply, complete the Children's Reading Support Volunteer application form, and email it to:

Heather MacKenzie
Manager, Volunteer Services
mackenh@halifax.ca
(902) 490-6789

Or drop off your application to staff at the branch. They can send it to Heather.
Halifax North Memorial Public Library
2285 Gottingen Street

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