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Tutor Training Sessions

Online Tutor Training Tool

Literacy & Adult Learning

Volunteer Tutors

To become a tutor at Regina Public Library, you must:
  • have a grade 12 diploma
  • submit:
    • a written work reference
    • a written personal reference
    • a criminal record check (free of charge)
  • attend a tutor intake appointment
  • complete an online or in-class tutor training course
For additional information on the above topics:click here to download the Tutor Information Package.

*Please note: If you are interested in becoming a volunteer tutor, please contact the Literacy Office by calling 306-777-6009 or send us email.

Your commitment as a Volunteer Tutor:
  • Complete one of the tutor training courses
  • Tutor an adult learner two hours per week (time is flexible)
  • Plan lessons and activities for your learner
  • Provide updates about your learner to the Library's Literacy Services Unit staff
Our commitment to Volunteer Tutors:

ESL tutor training course:
  • An online format with ongoing registration
  • An in-class format offered at scheduled times
Tutor training topics include:
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Characteristics of adult learners
  • Lesson planning
  • Effective tutoring methods and activities
  • Literacy staff available for consultation
  • Regina Public Library Literacy collection
  • Tutor in-service workshops
  • Photocopying and printing of tutoring materials
  • Volunteer recognition

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