[Wed] Reading Marathon Class Volunteer (Tseung Kwan O)

Need enthusiastic volunteers to facilitate literacy games and guide primary students in presentation skills development

[Wed] Reading Marathon Class Volunteer (Tseung Kwan O)
Education
Youth

Posted 11 months ago. Application closed.

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Project Details

What we need
  • Lead literacy games that will help students improve their reading and writing skills while having fun
  • Work with students to develop and practise their presentation skills
  • Joining 2 sessions is a good start (minimum commitment for volunteers)! However, attending 8 out of 10 classes builds rapport through continuity, so we encourage you to join as many sessions as possible!
  • We will provide volunteer briefing and all class materials are prepared by our team
Background

Our Reading Marathon Program encourages children to read 20 storybooks in a year, with a well-structured online reading platform that cultivates reading habits and incentivizes persistence. Reading classes help reinforce skills learned, ensuring children develop a love of reading and improve their English proficiency.

What we have

We provide structured lesson plans with teaching materials to facilitate effective teaching, along with an online reading platform based on their individual English ability levels.

Why this is important

The reading marathon program helps students improve their reading skills and cultivate positive habits by encouraging them to read 20 storybooks in a year. With a personalized online reading platform, students can improve their English proficiency and become confident in their language skills. Incentives for completing the challenge can help motivate students to persist and achieve their goals, fostering a lifelong love of learning.

Project Period

28 Dec 2023 - 22 May 2024

Location

Tseung Kwan O

Team Project

You’ll be working with other awesome volunteers.

Requirements

Time

1 hour per month

  • 11 Oct 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 25 Oct 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 1 Nov 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 29 Nov 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 13 Dec 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 31 Jan 2024 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 28 Feb 2024 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 20 Mar 2024 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 24 Apr 2024 10:40 am - 11:40 am
  • 22 May 2024 10:40 am - 11:40 am
Skills
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Teaching English
  • Workshop Facilitation
Experience Level
  • Some experience
Language
  • English

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From now until 2025, 10 outstanding volunteers will be selected annually as the “Swire Trust Go-Givers of the Year" with special and empowering rewards. 40 volunteers who contribute the highest number of hours annually will also be recognised! Meet our previous Go-Givers here and view the rewards here.

About the Organization

Books and Beyond Reading Club

https://www.booksnbeyondreading.org

Causes

Education
Youth
What we do

Books & Beyond Reading Club is a Hong Kong-based organization providing free innovative English learning programs for students of lesser means. By focusing on social-emotional learning, we nurture reading, writing & listening skills as well as self-identity and self-confidence, providing our students with the tools to succeed in and out of the classroom.

[Wed] Reading Marathon Clas...

1 hours per month, 5 months

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