Online French Tutor
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Volunteer Types: Mentoring, Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Education
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2024
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Description

WHAT DO OUR VOLUNTEERS DO?
United for Literacy programs provides homework help to children and youth all over Canada. We are currently offering online tutoring support to students, which provides greater flexibility and convenience for both volunteers and students.

United for Literacy is currently looking for tutors to help children and youth in grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12) with their French homework as well as their French reading and writing skills to accommodate the high demand for French learning support in Ottawa.

Volunteering with United for Literacy 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?
Tutoring sessions occur once a week via video conference call (Zoom, MS Teams, Google Classroom) and last approximately one hour each. Sessions are scheduled based on tutors’ and learners’ availability.

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?
Please note that to be eligible for this opportunity you need to comfortable with speaking, reading and writing in French.

**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 paottawa@unitedforliteracy. We will then contact you via email within 1-2 weeks to fill out a general information 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 three references upon request.

Only those that are selected will be contacted for an interview.

We look forward to meeting you!

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.

Contact

Carol-Ann Morin
@United for Literacy - Frontier College
613-608-0206
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: 15
Good for people interested in: Mentoring, Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), 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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