Story Planet is Looking for Volunteers!

At Story Planet, we love and appreciate every single one of our amazing volunteers, and we would love to have more folks join our incredible team!

We are looking for volunteers to help us with our in-school workshops for the Winter Term (January – March, 2018). The application deadline is Thursday, November 29 @ 11:59pm. Please read through the details below thoroughly to find out more about how to apply.

As a workshop volunteer, you will:

  • Support Story Planet facilitators & artists during our high-energy literacy workshops in school all over the GTA
  • Work one-on-one with students to help them build their confidence as well as their communication and writing skills
  • Be a mentor to students of all ages, from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • Get loads of great experience working with children and youth in groups and one-on-one
  • Have loads of fun and be totally inspired!

To become a Story Planet workshop volunteer, you must be able to commit to:

  • Volunteering with us for the entire winter term (January – March)
  • Volunteering 3 hours per week between 8am – 3pm, Monday – Friday (our workshops take place during school hours, and will be scheduled in advance)
  • Travelling to various schools in the GTA where we conduct workshops
  • Completing a vulnerable sector police check (this will be done through Story Planet, and costs $20)
  • Attending a volunteer orientation and training session in December, 2017.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested and able to meet all of the above requirements, please email the volunteer coordinator Liz Mochrie at volunteer@storyplanet.ca with the subject line: “Volunteer Application for Winter Term.” 

In your email, please provide a brief explanation (2 – 3 sentences) of why you would like to volunteer with us. After that, you will be sent the full volunteer application form as well as further details.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!