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Skills Boost

The Literacy Society of the North Okanagan provides tutoring services by qualified teachers and literacy tutors for children and youth. These students may have gaps in their learning or may be working below their grade level. Services are by referral. There is no charge to eligible students.

If you would like to hire a tutor, we have a limited ability to provide fee-for-service tutoring. Please fill out the request form below and return to us and we will see if we have a tutor to meet your needs! Our fees are $35 per hour.

For more information contact our Skills Boost Coordinator

skillsboost@literacysociety.ca

After School Reading Program

The Literacy Society of the North Okanagan provides an After-School Reading Program at five Vernon elementary schools:

Ellison
Mission Hill
Silver Star
Harwood
J.W. Inglis

The program is designed for Grade 2 and 3 students who are reading below grade level and runs from October until March. These students are referred to the program by School District 22 teaching staff.

If you are interested in being part of this program as a paid certified teacher or a volunteer please contact the coordinator for more information.

after school reading program

Consider making the Literacy Society of the North Okanagan your "charity of choice".

We provide charitable tax receipts and appreciate donations in any amount.

To help a less advantaged child or youth, click the 'Donate' button!
Every $35 provides a student with a full hour of one-on-one tutoring.
All donors receive a charitable tax receipt and our thanks!

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

Charitable tax number: 89739154 RR0001

Support the One to One Program

Your donation helps us purchase engaging, new books the children will read to their volunteer tutors. All donors receive a charitable tax receipt and our thanks!

We would like to thank RBC for their ongoing support of the One to One Children's Literacy Program.