Homework Club Volunteer Tutor - St. Laurent Library
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 St. Laurent Library located in St-Laurent Park. The date and time that the program will take place is still TBD, but it will happen on a weekday evening. However, volunteers can choose to tutor virtually or opt for a hybrid model (half in person and half online) if they wish.
If you are tutoring online, tutoring sessions occur once a week via Zoom/MS Teams/Google Meets video conference call and last approximately one hour each. Sessions are scheduled based on tutors’ and learners’ availability.
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 Google Form. 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!
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.
515 Coté St, Ottawa, ON K1K 0Z8
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