Imagine the chance to work one-on-one with a child who is in need of your help. You can be that special person who leads a child through the process of learning to read, taking them from the world of frustration to one of success. This experience will require a significant commitment of your time, but it will be rewarded bountifully by the smiles of a happy child and a thankful family.

To become a Learning Centre tutor, individuals will need to be trained in the Orton-Gillingham approach. This training consists of classroom tutorials, course work and practicum observations. The training is provided at no cost to the individual.

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred;
  • Fluency in the English language;
  • Experience working with children; and
  • All volunteer tutors are interviewed personal by the Director before acceptance

  • Volunteer Tutor Profile:
  • Retired teacher;
  • Student teacher;
  • Teachers;
  • Teacher assistants;
  • Retired professionals; and
  • Parent
  • Apply TODAY as a volunteer tutor and begin your journey towards helping kids with dyslexia reach their full potential.

    Application Package:
    Please submit an application package that contains the following:
  • Completed Application Form
  • o For those with Orton-Gillingham certification:
    o For those requiring Orton-Gillingham training:
  • Current resume
  • Criminal Record Check Form

  • Submit your completed application attention to:
    Wendy Champion
    Learning Centre Director,
    B.C. Learning Centres for Children with Dyslexia
    Suite 200 – 1687 West Broadway,
    Vancouver, BC V6J 1X2

    Applications are accepted by mail, EMAIL or fax: 604-738-8116.