Thank you for considering being a volunteer with TLG. Volunteering can be an incredibly rewarding experience and we want to make the process of becoming a volunteer as simple as possible.

We invite you to explore these opportunities below where you will find information on each position as well as job descriptions, application form and instructions on how to submit to TLG.

Adult Literacy Tutor

Adult Literacy Tutor at The Literacy Group

We need your help!

Volunteers are needed to tutor adults in one-on-one or small group settings.  We are seeking individuals who are patient and empathetic towards adults learning to upgrade their literacy skills.

Board of Directors

The Literacy Group's Board of Directors

You can make a difference!

Want to make a difference in people’s lives?
The Literacy Group of Waterloo Region (TLG) is looking for visionary and talented members to join our Board of Directors and help our agency meet the needs of adults with low levels of literacy.

Fundraising Committee Members

Fundraising Committee Members at The Literacy Group

Join the team. Make a difference!

We are looking for people who are passionate about literacy and who can work as a team in a strategic manner to deliver  successful fundraising events.

Office Administration Support

Office Administration Tutor

Office Administration Support

At The Literacy Group we rely on volunteers to support with the day-to-day tasks found in a busy office environment. If your skill set fits within an administration role or you would like some valuable experience in this field, please contact us.

Group Facilitator or Group Assistant

Group Facilitator

Put your experience to work helping others.

We are looking for volunteers who would be willing to run a short term program or support another instructor in the classroom. Training and curriculum will be provided and we do ask for evidence of subject experience.

Special Events

Rodding for Reading

Looking for an event volunteer position?

The Literacy Group always has an exciting event in the works and we look for one-off volunteer support.

Field Placement or Volunteer Hours

Picture of COOP Placement

Need to complete a co-op or field placement?

Are you looking for a co-op or field placement or needing to complete volunteer hours?  TLG cannot guarantee enough hours to satisfy a typical co-op or field placement position, but we will post all our opportunities here:
Sorry, there are no current positions. Please check again later.

Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC)

The Literacy Group of Waterloo Region (TLG) is committed to creating a positive and supportive learning and volunteering environment. This environment must be a culture of care, safety and personal responsibility.

All volunteers are required to complete a mandatory Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check.

TLG works to support any member of the community to volunteer with us, so if for any reason a volunteer is unable to pay the fee, they can contact the Executive Director to discuss their options.