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Zebra Books!

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Black and white striped book boxes have been placed around our community for your enjoyment. These boxes will give adults and children more opportunities to enjoy being read to or read while waiting around. Books may be taken home to keep and read.

What are Zebra boxes? Zebra Boxes are made from wood and painted with a Zebra print. Inside the boxes are gently used books that are free to took and the boxes are refreshed regularly.

Locations:

  • Mission Institution
  • Health Unit
  • Laundromat
  • Leisure Centre
  • SARA
  • Mission Central Secondary School
  • Housing and Social development
  • MCFD
  • The Penny
  • Friendship Centre
  • Future 4 Nations
  • Family Place
  • Mission Literacy In Motion
  • Food Centre
  • Mission Central Elementary
  • Midwives
  • and Hospice

 

Free Tutor Training

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Join us for FREE Tutor Training:

An opportunity to learn how to work with adult learners who need help with a wide variety of topics… …..Reading, writing, math, computers, speaking english…. It is rewarding and requires about an hour a week of your time once you are matched with your learner.

Help change a life!

Training is at our office in Windebank Elementary School, Room 172, 33570 – 11th Avenue Mission, BC

Phone 604 820-2027  cloc@literacyinmission.org

Classes will run:

Please inquire by phone or email.

Volunteer Tutors Make A Difference!

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Are you looking for a worthwhile challenge? Why not become a volunteer tutor? With your help, adults in our community can improve their literacy skills!

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Computers
  • Conversation

Benefits for volunteer tutors include: free training, the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to your community, and meeting interesting people, and gaining valuable teaching skills and experience.

Our next 4 week training session runs April 23 &30 (at Heritage Park Centre) and May 7& 14 (at Mission Library) from 6-9 each Monday night.

Please contact Tara for more information or to sign up!
604-557-7614 or cloc@literacyinmission.org