Learning Buddies Network [FULL]

About the project

UBC Students will be working with UBC One Button Studio to design, film, and edit a training video for our reading programs. The end product will be used to train new incoming mentors at our programs throughout the Lower Mainland. The project will impact a network of over 400 volunteers and buddies.


Programming Dates
Kick-off Orientation Saturday, February 8 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday, February 18 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, February 19 from 9:00 am– 5:00 pm

Thursday, February 20 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

What you will do

  • Work with Board members, staff, and volunteers from the Learning Buddies Network
  • Familiarize themselves with the Learning Buddies Network
  • Design a training video based off of our current curriculum and training resources
  • Film and edit the video in a professional-grade film studio with the most recent software
  • Design digital interactive components that support the training video
  • Conduct an evaluation to summarize outcomes and impacts of the video


  • Enthusiasm and interest in teaching
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comfortable presenting in front of a camera and/or directing a film
  • Experience with video editing is an asset
  • Experience with filming, micing, storyboarding is an asset
  • Experience with public speaking is an asset
  • Experience with mentoring/tutoring is an asset

Placement location

Day 1 - ANGU 339, 2053 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Day 2 & 3 - UBC Studios, 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

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