Make a Difference


Get involved. We are always looking for eager and caring volunteers and mentors to give their time to a worthy cause.

You can make a difference by contributing your time to make your community a better place for all. We also accept monetary donations.

Become a Mentor

Mentoring changes lives.

The Literacy Alliance of West Nipissing offers opportunities to make a long-lasting, positive difference in the lives of those in our community.

As our agency grows, so does our need for mentors. We offer a welcoming environment that is conducive to learning, training, and support.

Why mentor?

Much of our success is directly attributed to the passion and dedication of the essential role mentors play at our agency. By creating a relationship based on trust and open communication, mentors help our learners prepare themselves for the professional world, build self-confidence and learn new skills and passions.

We look for people who demonstrate passion for our vision and their role as a mentor, dedication, and commitment to our learners.

You should become a mentor if:

  • You want to share your industry knowledge with others.

  • You’re thinking about your professional legacy.

  • You are committed to learning, diversity and equality.

  • Possess a desire to make a difference in someone’s life.

  • Enjoy working with people in a supportive team environment.

  • You want to develop professionally.

Being a mentor can help you:

  • Learn leadership skills.

  • Build your coaching skills.

  • Develop your cross cultural communication skills.

  • Add to your professional network.

Become a mentor and help someone grow, complete their education, understand their strengths, and reach for their goals. Your presence, time, support, advice, friendship and constructive role modelling can make a big difference in someone’s life. Join our dedicated team and you will see how your time and contribution will make a difference in the lives of so many in West Nipissing.