Volunteers needed for "wee read"
The "wee read" program targets Kindergarten and grade 1 students. Teachers identify the learners in their classroom who would be good candidates for this program and are then paired with a trained volunteer. Volunteers come once a week for 8 weeks for a 30 minute session. This experience builds confidence in reading, speaking and comprehending.
We are looking for volunteer tutors for "we read"! Contact Camille Jensen.
Volunteers needed for "Read Up!"
The "Read Up!" program boosts confidence and joy in reading for grade one and two students at a critical time in their development to help all students become grade-level readers. Volunteers receive advanced training and are paired with a student for two 45-minute sessions each week for total of about 40 sessions. Students, selected by their teacher to participate in Read Up, will work with their tutor for 18-20 weeks. Students gain confidence in reading, responding and comprehension.
For more information or to inquire about volunteering contact:
Camille Jensen, Calgary Reads Parent Coordinator or
Allison Coulling, Teacher Coordinator
We Appreciate Our Volunteers Very Much
Parents are encouraged to volunteer at Chinook Park School. We require assistance in many areas of the school and appreciate any help that we can get. For security and safety reasons, please enter via the front doors and check in at the office. All volunteers will be given a tag to identify them. We want to ensure that your child’s safety is of the most utmost importance to us.
To volunteer at Chinook Park School, participants must:
- Complete the annual CBE Volunteer Registration form.
- Obtain a Police Information Check (security clearance) from the Calgary Police Service. Bring one piece of government ID that has a photo on it, such as a current driver’s licence or passport, to the school office. You will be provided with additional information on how to continue your application through the Calgary Police Service. Clearance is valid for 5 years once processed.