Tutors needed to support English Language Learners (Kindergarten to adult)
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.
Volunteers needed to support children and adult English language learners. Volunteers will receive training before being matched to support students in Pre-K to Grade 12 or in the Adult LINC programs.
ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.
The volunteer will collaborate with the educator to enhance the daily English language learning opportunities for students. The students are mainly new Canadians.
Requires a current vulnerable sector police clearance (PVSC). (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line through ONFE). All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher. If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity. Once the screening process is completed 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 consideration.
Good for people interested in: 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); Seniors; 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.
Organization category: Education and research
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - Seniors (65+); Groups
Vulnerable sector check required: Yes