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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