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Volunteers Needed!

posted Sep 15, 2016, 1:04 PM by Kelda Logan
There are 2 local organizations that help Fernwood Elementary students, and both are looking for volunteers.  

The first organization is Salt Spring Island Literacy.  They provide a program called One to One readers.  Adult readers are trained and then once a week, come in to read with children in the school who need a little support.  The program is very rewarding and it makes such a big difference to a child at Fernwood.  Please contact Louise Shelly at

The second organization is Big Brothers, Big Sisters.  They have an ADULT mentoring program where an adult comes to mentor a child in the school once a week and provide support for their self esteem.  If you are interested in being an adult big brother, big sister, please contact Christina Penhale at 250-475-1117.