Giving Back

Become a VolunteerONBIDA is a primarily volunteer run organization serving the 1 in 10 people with dyslexia, their families, and the professionals who support them. Here is your chance to help ensure that individuals with a language learning disability have the opportunity to lead a productive and fulfilling life. Email volunteers@idaontario.com if you are interested in any of the following volunteer positions!

Available Volunteer Positions

Media communications

We are looking for someone to help with the technical aspects of hosting occasional webinars and webcasting.  Let us know if you can help!  Email us at vp@idaontario.com.


This volunteer position offers an interested candidate the opportunity to join the dynamic Board of Directors of this registered charitable association founded in 2004. The mission of ONBIDA is to promote literacy through research, education, and advocacy. We promote programs for the 1 in 10 people with the learning disability of dyslexia as well as their families and the professionals that support them. We believe that learning to read is a right, not a privilege.

We offer our Directors:

  • The opportunity to use talents on one of our committees
  • Interesting challenges and learning experiences
  • Professional development training at each Board meeting
  • A feeling of worth and pride in serving our mission
  • The opportunity to make a difference
  • The opportunity to network with both board and international members


ONBIDA welcomes qualified individuals interested in presenting at our Webinar Series, Speaker Series and Annual Conference to submit a proposal. Please submit your proposals to info@idaontario.com.

Special Event Volunteers

These volunteer positions offer interested candidates the opportunity to support Board Members with the variety of events we run throughout the year.

Information Distribution Network – Year-Round
Would you like to raise awareness in your community and let your networks know about dyslexia and language learning disabilities? If so, we can provide you with a variety of materials that you can distribute locally to let families and professionals know about early identification, where to find help and how to access information through ONBIDA. Connecting your community could change someone’s life forever.

Email volunteers@idaontario.com if you are interested in getting involved!