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Virtual Volunteer French Tutor: Canada-wide for Fall 2021


Organization: Canadian Parents for French

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 300

Location: Virtual

Deadline: Aug 20, 2021


Canadian Parents for French is looking for volunteers to act as online French tutors for children enrolled in our pilot program. Tutors will help children by speaking in French and working to improve the child's French in conversation, reading, and writing. Volunteers must be comfortable working with young kids and in both French and English.

We are recruiting for volunteers who can dedicate 1 to 2 hours per week for our fall program. Volunteers choose their own times each week. This program will run from September until December of 2021.

Application to volunteer :
Applicants will be contacted in early August for an interview.

Must be okay with using zoom via computer with headphone and webcam.
Will tutor 2-3 hours per week with kids ages 6-14.
Must be 16 or older to volunteer.


Nicole Redford


Volunteer Opportunity Address
online via Zoom


Good for people interested in: COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering

You will be working with: Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

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+); Persons with a disability; New Canadians

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes