Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 20
Deadline: Dec 30, 2019
Volunteer Opportunity Address
404 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa ON K1K 1G8
Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring
You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; Men; Seniors; Women
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
If you are a student, professional, or retiree looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity that will have a positive impact on the life of a Syrian refugee to Canada, This is for you. Tasks which are simple for Canadians, such as taking the bus, talking to a doctor, attending a parent-teacher interview, or requesting repairs from a landlord, can be very difficult for refugees who lack English language skills and are unable to attend English classes for different reasons.
This opportunity will allow you to share your knowledge and make a difference in the life of a newcomer to Canada.
How will the organization benefit?
English Language Tutoring for the Ottawa Community (ELTOC) provides individualized and accessible home-based English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring to eligible adult newcomers who cannot attend regular ESL classes by matching them with ELTOC-trained volunteers.
Our volunteers contribute to our vision of a strong, inclusive, multicultural community by helping newcomers gain the confidence and community ties that will allow them to integrate into Canadian society.
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability
Police record check required: Yes