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Assist Syrian students (Kindergarten to grade 12)

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Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 500

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Jan 31, 2018

Description

English Language Development (ELD/ESL) - (English Language Development (ELD), English as a Second Language (ESL)) tutors/volunteers needed to support 500 Syrian refugee students who are coming to our OCDSB schools and require extra support.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

You would be working with students primarily on their English (reading & writing) along with assisting them to adapt to their new environment. Self-paced training is required (approx. 3 hours), details will follow upon your registration. A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) 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.

Contact

Anne Brouillard

613-366-3085

Ext: 255

abrouillard@onfe-rope.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
various schools

Details

Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring; Mentoring

You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Make a difference in the lives of children and youth who are at-risk. Help children and youth to gain social, academic and life skills. Competencies Developed: Interpersonal communication. Plan and co-ordinate. Needs assessment. Coaching. Develop others. Problem-solving. Respect. Adaptability. Understanding diversity. Support communication. Creative thinking.

How will the organization benefit?
Students you support will gain: improved academic skills self-confidence increased sense of self-worth

Organization category: Education and research

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

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