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VOLUNTEER TRAINING SESSION 2013

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Transcript of VOLUNTEER TRAINING SESSION 2013

VOLUNTEER

TRAINING

SESSION
2013

WHAT
IS
LiT?

An afterschool, community outreach program for children through grades 1-4.
Engages underprivileged children from vulnerable London communities in literary improvement, health promotion (physical activity, health living), improved self-esteem and the skills to live a health life
Partnered with FHS at UWO, the TVDSB, London & Middlesex Housing Corp., the Office of Interprofessional Health Education and Research, London Community Foundation, etc.

PARTICIPATING
SITES
FOR
THE
2013-2014
LiT PROGRAM
WELCOME

and

CONGRATULATIONS!
VOLUNTEERS!
LiT GOALS
Break the Cycle of poverty
• Use education as a tool
• Use health living skills as a tool
Make literacy a way of life
• Show literacy in a positive light
• Make reading a positive experience
Increase health eating and physical activity
• Increase health eating and physical activity
Change negative health conceptions
• Engage children in physical activity
• Conduct health research within the program
Build confidence and self-esteem
Encouraging and positive feedback
Being positive a role model

OUTLINE SCHEDULE OF THE PROGRAM
Second semester
Runs for
8 weeks
(1.5 hours a week) 3:30-5:00:
Jan 14th- Jan 17th:
On-Site Training
Jan 21st - Jan 24th:
First Week
Mar 25th - Mar 28th:
Last Week
Break
Reading week:
Feb 18th - Feb 21st
March break:
Mar 11th - 14th
We have
EXPANDED
the program
Schools: 8
Housing Communities: 1
11 sites in total!!

VOLUNTEERS
Paired up with a child
(1:1)
Approximately
226 volunteers
Schools: approximately:

20-25 kids
Housing Communities: approximately:

15-20 kids




MONDAY
School: Bishop Townshend
Address: 814 Quebec Street (Bus route)
The Team Leader:
Brennan Dedecker
bdedecke@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:

Nicole Atkins
natkins5@uwo.ca


MONDAY
School: Lorne Avenue

Address: 723 Lorne Avenue
The Team Leader:
Kaitlyn Gooding
kgoodin@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:

Brittany Norris
bnorris5@uwo.ca
MONDAY
School: Princess Elizabeth
Address: 247 Thompson Road
The Team Leader:
Sarah Shalhoub
sshalhou@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:

Tori Afrin
tarfin@uwo.ca
TUESDAY
School: Wilfred Jury
Address: 950 Lawson Road (Bus Route)
The Team Leader:
Taniya Nagpal
tnagpal@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:

Leanne Veenstra
lveenst2@uwo.ca
TUESDAY
School: Knollwood Park

Address: 977 Oxford Street East
The Team Leader:
Bria Barton
bbarton2@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:

Kerry Waddell
kwaddel2@uwo.ca
TUESDAY
School: Lord Elgin
Address: 1100 Victoria Dr (Bus route)
The Team Leader:
Carly Smith
csmit423@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:

Bailey Featherstone
bfeathe2@uwo.ca
School: Knollwood Park
Address: 70 Gammage Street
The Team Leader:
Jennica Wong
jwong632@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:
Ryan Ilines
rilines@uwo.ca
WEDNESDAY
WEDNESDAY
Housing Community: Southdale
Address: Corner of Southdale Road and Millbank Drive
The Team Leader:
Miriam Bishay
mirbishay@gmail.com
The Assistant Team Leader:
Amanda Balaban
abalaban@uwo.ca
THURSDAY
School: Aberdeen
Address: 580 Grey St
The Team Leader:
Ryan Walsh
rwalsh8@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:
Justine Watson
jwatso67@uwo.ca
THURSDAY
School: Chippewa
Address: 1035 Chippewa Drive
The Team Leader:
Anita Dabirzadeh
adabirza@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:
Aggie Olechnowiz
aolechno@uwo.ca
THURSDAY
MENTORS
ROLES
AND
RESPONSIBILITIES

Being a
ROLE MODEL
for the children
FOLLOW
the
PROGRAM GUIDE
and the
ACTIVITIES
Being able to
TAILOR
the program to the needs of the child
ex. if the child needs special attention, is being disruptive, etc.
Follow the
LEAD
of the TLs/ATLs
Attend
EACH
session (attendance will be taken)
SET UP
and
CLEAN UP
the site
PROVIDE
and
ENCOURAGE
a safe environment for activities
INFORM
your TL or ATL of any issues
HAVE FUN!!!!


Read over
the activities before the session
Consider having
one person read the instructions
to everyone and then proceed (if there is no “Station Master”)
Be engaged with the activity
1) Ask questions
2) Praise, motivate, encourage
Try to stay on topic
and achieve what the learning outcomes the activity should be about
FINAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Site/Day conflicts please email us immediately!
Transportation options

Remember to follow us on Twitter and Like our Facebook page!
EVENTS
LiT/Dream Team Coffee House
November 30th
6:00pm
The Spoke
THE
VOLUNTEER

TRAINING

IS

NOW

COMPLETE
!!
If you have any questions or concerns please don't hesitate to ask us! THANK YOU!
Heer Shah
Contact Information:
hshah27@uwo.ca
226-973-3438
MEET THE EXECUTIVE TEAM 2013-2014
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Ashleigh Davis
Contact Information:
adavis68@uwo.ca
289-218-9778

Daniel Passafiume

Contact Information:
dpassafi@uwo.ca
647-986-1673


VOLUNTEER COORDINATORS
Mannat Sharma
Contact information:
msharm52@uwo.ca
226-973-9781

SCHOOL AND HOUSING LAISON
Alyssa Segula
Contact Information:
asegula@uwo.ca
FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR
Angela Burns

Contact Information
aburns49@uwo.ca

EVENTS COORDINATOR
Paige McParlan
Contact Information:
emcparla@uwo.ca
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
Erin White
Contact Information:
ewhite39@uwo.ca
PROGRAM COORDINATOR
THURSDAY
School: Knollwood Park
Address: 70 Gammage Street
The Team Leader:
Anna Culjak
aculjak2@uwo.ca
The Assistant Team Leader:
Kirstie Cockwell
kcockwe@uwo.ca
CHILDREN'S
AIDS

SOCIETY
INTRODUCING Joanne Ebear,
Please listen attentively, as Joanne Ebear will address How to REPORT Child Abuse and Neglect.
LIT

PROGRAMMING
GUIDE
Session activities will be sent via UWO email by your TL/ATL a few days before
A Different Theme every week!
Activity sheets,instructions and supplies will be provided at the station

THEMES
Week 1:
HEALTHY HABITS
Week 2:
FITNESS FUN
Week 3:
FABULOUS FOODS
Week 4:
BE MINE, VALENTINE
READING BREAK
Week 5:
NATION TO NATION
Week 6:
SAVING OUR PLANET
MARCH BREAK
Week 7:
SHOOT FOR THE STARS
Week 8:
WHEN I GROW UP

SCHOOLS
Opening Activity/Camp-fire Activity:
15 mins (3:30-3:45)
Activity 1:
15 mins (3:45 -4:00)
Activity 2:
15 mins (4:00-4:15)
Snack Break:
15 mins (4:15-4:30)
Activity 3
: 15 mins (4:30-4:45)
Activity 4:
15 mins (4:45-5:00)
HOUSING COMMUNITY
Opening Activity/Camp-fire Activity/Snack:
25 mins (4:00- 4:25)
Activity 1:
15 mins (4:25-4:40)
Activity 2:
15 mins (4:40-4:55)
Activity 3:
15 mins (4:55-5:10)
Activity 4:
15 mins (5:10-5:25)


PROGRAMMING

GUIDE

TIME
FRAME
YOUR

JOB!
What do I do if
my child does not want
to do the activity?
Amp up the activity
“I’ll do one part and you can do the other part”

Tweak
the activity to make it more appealing
Ask for help
from another mentor or your TL/ATL
Do something else as long as it promotes literacy, exercise, healthy lifestyle, or something educational

TIPS!
Every LiT Volunteer must complete a Vulnerable Sector Police Check
From the City of London Only
We will provide you with a letter that reduces the price to $10.00
Recommend to travel as a group!
Go EARLY since it takes
4 to 6 weeks to receive it

2 pieces of Government issued Identification (1 w/ picture)
Driver’s Licence
Health Card
Government Card
Passport
Birth Certificate
Social Insurance (SIN) Card

Proof of London Address
Bills
For 1st Years in Residence: Ask the front desk for something with your residence address on it and they should have a letter
Letters
Postage stickers from packages from home

LiT Volunteer Letter
Must have it with you to receive the discount for the police checks
$10.00
Cash, Credit, Debit

POLICE

CHECKS
GET TO KNOW YOUR GROUP!
Game: Instructions from Dan
TL/ATL announcements to groups
The Sites and the TLs and ATLs assigned to each!
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