Homework Support (virtual and in-person)
Volunteer Types: Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family, Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
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Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) has been providing comprehensive settlement and integration services to the Ottawa community since 1978. OCISO directly serves about 10,000 immigrants and refugees every year. We have four locations in Ottawa (central, east, and south).

The Youth Program (YOCISO) is looking for volunteers to help newcomer youth ages 10-24 with their homework and school assignments. Needs volunteers who are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:30-6:30 PM. Volunteers can provide the help either in-person (Mondays and Wednesdays) or virtually (Thursdays). Subjects include science, math, English, French, and business.

If you are interested, please apply to be a volunteer directly on our website:
1. Go to https://ociso.org/volunteer-opportunities/
2. Select Volunteer with YOCISO
3. Complete your application

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Make a difference in your community by supporting newcomer youth! Homework helpers will have a chance to develop skills, gain experience assisting youth and develop cross-cultural competencies by supporting newcomers and helping them feel more welcomed in the community.
How will the organization benefit?
Our homework program allows newcomer youth to access school support and improve their academic performance, which can have a long-lasting impact on their lives.
Volunteer location:
1800 Bank St.


Donnielle Roman
@Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO)
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 5
Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, Persons new to Canada, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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