Leading Readers – Sheet Harbour

Leading Readers is a program that pairs teen volunteers in the community with elementary school children ages 5 - 10 who are struggling or reluctant readers. These pairs meet once a week to read together, play educational games, and explore books through fun activities.

Are you:

  • in Grade 9 - 12?
  • available Thursdays between 4:00 and 5:00 PM?

Why you should become a Leading Readers Volunteer:

  • Earn work-related experience to put on your resume or use on your university/scholarship applications
  • Fulfill your volunteer requirements for graduation or school Duke of Edinburgh program
  • Make new friends
  • Have fun getting kids excited about reading!

To apply

Fill out a Youth Volunteer Application, opens a new window and drop it off at the Library.

Want to know more?

Contact Ashlee Norton at (902) 885-2391 or nortona@halifax.ca.

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