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General Classroom Assistance

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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: 1000

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Oct 16, 2020

Description

***Please note that until schools are back in session, you will not be placed to volunteer in a classroom setting. Orientation training will be done on-line until further notice. You can contact Heather Kotelniski for the information required to proceed (hkotelniski@onfe-rope.ca). We continue to follow the guidelines of the OCDSB, Ottawa Public Health, and Canada Public Health and we thank you for your patience.***

Please note that all volunteer positions are September to June each year. We do not have summer volunteer positions available.

General Classroom Assistance - Volunteers are assigned to a specific teacher and carry out various tasks depending on the teacher's needs.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

The following are some typical examples of areas where volunteers are needed: General Classroom Assistance Remedial/Special Education MentoringTutoringCoaching LanguagesLibraryEarly LiteracyComputers/TechnologyMath/Science A RECENT POLICE VULNERABLE SECTOR CHECK (PVSC) IS REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you can help, please register online on our website and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview

to discuss the details/ scheduling. 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: Disability Support; Mentoring; Teaching/Tutoring

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; People with disabilities or medical conditions; 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 - Seniors (65+); Groups; Persons with a disability; New Canadians

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

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