Benefits to Students

  • Regular one-to-one relationship with a reading/literacy buddy who can demonstrate and facilitate successful learning outcomes
  • Improved literacy skills
  • Enhanced self-esteem
  • Early building of strong language foundation.

Benefits to Employer-Supported Volunteers

  • Knowledge of making a difference in a child’s life
  • Closer connection to local community
  • Pride in company’s corporate public image
  • Improved well-being and stress reduction

Benefits to Employers

  • Improved relationships with community groups, the public, employees, and other stakeholders
  • Improved employee morale, productivity, and loyalty
  • Enhanced reputation and improved corporate public image
  • Knowledge of helping to build healthier communities
  • Potential economic benefits

Benefits to Community

  • Additional “people power” to deliver needed community services
  • New skill sets learned from employee volunteers
  • Team building, leadership development
  • Increased opportunities for financial support
  • Raising profile of organization and its cause in the business community

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Contact Us

Lee-Ann Scott, CVA
Director, Volunteer Programs
Phone: 613.366.3085 ext. 253

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