Volunteer Coach Training Schedules

Volunteers are required to attend a Part 1 and Part 2 training session. The training sessions are organized by geographical region and delivered in a relaxed, workshop style format. For more information on the role of Volunteer Coach, visit the Become a Volunteer page. Volunteers will receive a take-home Volunteer Handbook with more information on the program.

For more information on Volunteer Coach Training, please contact your Regional Program Co-ordinator:

Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk: Ruth Mills
Bruce Grey: Colette Moffat
Hamilton Region: Colette Moffat
Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford: Colette Moffat
Waterloo Region: Jean Stacey
Wellington: Colette Moffat

During the COVID-19 pandemic:

We are committed to providing a safe training experience for volunteers. We are only offering online Volunteer Coach Training sessions until further notice.   

Thank you for your interest in helping young children learn to read. In preparation for your registration, please search  Find A Site  to review a list of schools that are offering the program.

Additional Volunteer Coach Training Sessions may be posted as they are confirmed. Please check back regularly.

Training Schedules

Online Training - Part 1
09/20/20216:00 pm - 8:00 pmOnline TrainingRegister
09/28/20214:15 pm - 6:15 pmOnline TrainingRegister
10/04/20214:15 pm - 6:15 pmOnline TrainingRegister
10/13/202110:00 am - 12:00 pmOnline TrainingRegister
10/20/20216:00 pm - 8:00 pmOnline TrainingRegister
10/26/202110:00 am - 12:00 pmOnline TrainingRegister
Online Training - Part 2
09/21/20216:00 pm - 8:00 pmOnline TrainingRegister
09/29/20214:15 pm - 6:15 pmOnline TrainingRegister
10/05/20214:15 pm - 6:15 pmOnline TrainingRegister
10/13/20211:00 pm - 3:00 pmOnline TrainingRegister
10/21/20216:00 pm - 8:00 pmOnline TrainingRegister
10/26/20211:00 pm - 3:00 pmOnline TrainingRegister