Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) - Assistive Technology coaches are trained to assist in elementary or high school classrooms supporting students with learning disabilities that use laptops with assisted technology to access the curriculum.
- Training using Kurzweil 3000 and Dragon Naturally Speaking will be provided for this position.
- Knowledge or experience in working with children with dyslexia is an asset.
- English language requirements for this placement.
- General Location - various schools in the Ottawa region.
- Placement requires on average 2-3 hours per week on the part of the volunteer.
A RECENT POLICE BACKGROUND CLEARANCE TO SERVICE THE VULNERABLE SECTOR IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS.
All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher.
If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity.
Thank you for your gift of time.
This position is invaluable for educators or those considering education as a career.
Self-paced assistive technology training is provided.
Make a difference in the lives of students who need support.
Help students to gain social, academic and life skills.
Assistive technology hands on experience.
Plan and co-ordinate.
Commitment / Engagement: 6 months to 1 year
Police Check Required / Vérification policière exigée: Yes
Finger Print Required / Empreintes digitales exigées: No
Contact Name / Nom: Lee-Ann Scott
Phone Number / Numéro de téléphone: 613-366-3085 ext.253
Email / Courriel: firstname.lastname@example.org
This opportunity is great for / Ce poste serait excellent pour :
- Youth 19-24
- Volunteers with Disabilities
Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education /
Ottawa Volunteers In Education (OVIE) is the only centralized, multi-board school volunteer program in Canada that addresses the increasing demands and declining resources that are part of our public education, while fostering stronger community linkages.
More than 1,500 seniors, university students, retirees, New Canadians and other members of our communities are meaningfully engaged in elementary, intermediate and high school curriculums in either official language within the Ottawa region.
Matched to a school of their choice volunteers work with individual students or in small groups under the direction of a teacher.
The Ottawa Volunteers in Education Program enriches and enhances a student\'s learning experience. The program brings together volunteers, schools and students illustrating the spirit of collaboration.
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