Tutor - Post Secondary Education Support

(Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre)

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Position ID: V-MID0731 Last Modified: 27 Jan 2020 Last Full Update: 05 Dec 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactLiz Cascagnette, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Central North Correctional Centre; Phone: 705-549-9470 ext 3013; Email: elizabeth.cascagnette@ontario.ca
DutiesSupport the rehabilitation of clients, through onsite tutoring and supervision of client(s) enrolled in various online/offline college credit course(s). Volunteer will aid client in navigating the Internet and course materials, tutoring in use and interpretation of learning materials, assignments, projects and assessments as required by the educational institution. This will lead to increased self-esteem, self-confidence, social and employment skills.
BenefitsOpportunity to be part of a new volunteer program by conducting volunteer activities on a fixed schedule. You will work one-to-one with a client to provide encouragement and support in the process. You will gain/improve facilitation and teaching skills while assisting society in our role to rehabilitate and prepare clients for reintegration back to their communities. You will gain personal satisfaction in helping someone grow intellectually and emotionally.
ClientsIncarcerated Adults
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestComputers & IT (User Support and Training) ; Education Support (Post-Secondary) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction)
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Web & IT
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon (1:30 pm-3 pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon (1:30 pm-3 pm) 
There is no flexibility on day/time of week due to operational schedule of the facility and availability of teaching room.
SeasonsYear Round ; Availability according to student enrolment dates.
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Number of PositionsSimcoe County: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - Non-Security Training ; Training is required - Facilitation Skills Training ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit - Midland/Penetanguishene Service - not a timely option but it is available ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsContact the Coordinator of Volunteer Services before applying for Police Check to avoid paying service fees (may require reimbursement).
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameOntario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre
Office Phone705-549-9470
Address & Map
1501 Fuller Ave
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 2H4
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Mailing Address1501 Fuller Ave 
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 2H4