Language Helpers / Tutors - English as a Second Language

(New Canadians Centre, Peterborough Branch)

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Position ID: V-PET0147 Last Modified: 30 Sep 2016 Last Full Update: 02 Mar 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactAnne Elliott, Volunteer Coordinator, New Canadians Centre Peterborough- Immigrant Services; Phone: 705-743-0882; Fax: 705-743-6219; Email:
DutiesAssist newcomers to Canada (mainly adults) with improving their English language skills. Meet once a week at a regular time for one to two hours. Most newcomers are looking for help with conversation, speaking and listening skills, pronunciation and widening their vocabulary. Occasionally help with grammar or academic writing is requested.
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BenefitsSense of personal satisfaction or reward in helping a newcomer to Canada. Opportunity to improve tutoring/ teaching/ coaching skills. Opportunity to connect with someone from another part of the world.
ClientsNewcomers to Canada
Ages17 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/ExperienceFluent in English. Excellent communication skills. A second language is an asset. Experience teaching English or teaching English as a second language is an advantage.
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesDays and times are flexible to suit the needs of both the volunteer and the newcomer.
LocationNew Canadians Centre, Peterborough Public Library or another public space.
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 1 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 1 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total. 
The number of positions available varies throughout the year depending on client need.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsTwo references and interview.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameNew Canadians Centre, Peterborough Branch
Office Phone705-743-0882
Address & Map
221 Romaine St
Peterborough, ON K9J 2C3
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