Homework Club Volunteer Tutor - Elmvale Acres Public Library
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Volunteer Types: Library, Mentoring, Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Education
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024
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Description

WHAT DO OUR VOLUNTEERS DO?
United for Literacy Ottawa’s Homework Club program provides homework help to children and youth all over Canada. United for Literacy Ottawa is currently looking for tutors to help children and youth grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12) with their homework as well as their reading and writing skills.

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 Elmvale Acres Public Library. The date and time that the program will take place is still TBD, but it will happen on a weekday evening, sometime between 4-7pm.

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?
**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 a few days to fill out a short general information. All candidates will be required to complete a mandatory virtual interview and provide 2 references upon request (3 if you are below the age of 18). Note that candidates aged 18 or over will be required to provide a vulnerable sector Police Check.

We look forward to meeting you!

https://www.facebook.com/UnitedforLiteracyOttawa/
https://www.unitedforliteracy.ca/

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:
1910 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON K1G 1A4

Contact

Carol-Ann Morin
@United for Literacy - Frontier College
613-608-0206
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: High School Students (14-18), Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 5
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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