Organization: Ottawa Network for Education - Ottawa Volunteers in Education
Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 500
Deadline: Oct 12, 2021
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 (email@example.com). 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.
Help a child understand math concepts by becoming a math tutor.
ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.
Professional development training, facilitated by OCDSB Math coaches, will be offered periodically during the school year. Attendance to at least one session is recommended. Invitations to attend training sessions with more details will be sent periodically to all interested Math volunteers. If you are interested in helping students in Grades 3 to 8 become enthusiastic and successful in Math we would really appreciate hearing from you! 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.
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 students who need support. Help students 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
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