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COVID-19: Literacy Programs
Most of our Literacy programs are still running during COVID-19, although we have moved all sessions online, instead of meeting in person. We are supporting all our volunteers and participants to help them find the tools they need to continue learning, and we are taking on new volunteers and participants when we have capacity.
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Community and Family Literacy
We recognize that literacy enriches the lives of individuals and families, facilitating opportunities for neighbours to fully participate in their community. At the same time, literacy opens doors for skill- and career-development and employment options, and empowers community members to connect to meaningful resources—making them more capable and resilient.
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House serves as a steward for community literacy outreach by strengthening resources and connections among local partners, helping community members contribute positively to society.
Tutor with us
To volunteer as a tutor, please contact Morie Ford:
604.879.8208 ext 232
Morie Ford (pictured left) with Honorable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, receiving the award at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House by BC Ministry of Education Morie Ford, a dedicated long-time literacy tutor, mentor,...
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by Ashley Burr | Breakfast Television "In just 10 hours 18 volunteers will learn how to teach English to women who have recently immigrated to Canada. The Vancouver-based Family Literacy Outreach program has volunteers go to newcomers’ homes for one-on-one tutoring...
Help people from 40+ countries, many Indigenous nations, and all generations make the most of of life at our House.