Tutor (virtual or 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 with OCISO (YOCISO) is looking for tutors to help newcomer students ages 10-24 with their homework and build their language skills. YOCISO will match the tutor with youth to conduct the one-on-one tutoring; the tutoring will be on a weekly basis. 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! Tutors will have a chance to develop skills, gain experience tutoring youth and develop cross-cultural competencies by supporting newcomers and helping them feel more welcomed in the community.
How will the organization benefit?
Every year, YOCISO receives several applications from students looking to get support with school work. Our tutor program allows newcomer youth to access homework support and improve their academic performance, which can have a long-lasting impact on their lives.
Volunteer location:
Virtual; 1800 Bank Street; 815 St. Laurent Blvd


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, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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