Bilingual/French Homework Club Volunteer Tutor - St. Laurent Library (Ottawa East)
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Volunteer Types: Library, Mentoring, Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family, Education, Libraries, Poverty/Social Justice
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: May 13, 2023
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Description

Are you a student, professional, retiree or someone who loves working and being around kids? We have the perfect opportunity for you.

United for Literacy Ottawa is currently looking for tutors to help children and youth grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12) with their French homework as well as their French reading and writing skills at the Ottawa Public Library – St. Laurent location.

Volunteering with the Homework Club Program is an excellent way to gain experience in early childhood education or literacy tutoring! It is also an ideal environment to contribute meaningfully to your community. We require no prior teaching experience and provide you with all of the training and materials you need. Just bring your communication skills, patience, enthusiasm and love of learning!

WHERE AND WHEN DO OUR ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE?
This program will take place at the St. Laurent Library located at 515 Coté St, Ottawa, ON K1K 0Z8 in St-Laurent Park. The program takes place .

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?
Please note that to be eligible for this opportunity you must be able to speak, read and write in French at the intermediate level.

**You must be at the minimum age of 16 to be eligible for this volunteering opportunity**

Apply directly through the Volunteer Ottawa portal or contact [email protected]. We will then contact you via email within 1-2 weeks to fill out an application form. Note that candidates aged 18 or over will be required to provide a vulnerable sector Police Check. All candidates below the age of 18 will be required to provide 2-3 references upon request.

We look forward to meeting you!

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How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Experience working with youth, teaching experience, sense of accomplishment, increased mood/self esteem, opportunity to contribute meaningfully to your local community, work experience and references.
Volunteer location:
515 Coté St, Ottawa, ON K1K 0Z8

Contact

Angela Le
@United for Literacy - Frontier College
647-339-2697
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 6
Good for people interested in: Library, Mentoring, Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), Disadvantaged, LGBTQI2+, Persons new to Canada, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Youth (11-15 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Suitable for community service hours
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