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Position:
2824 - 'Eye2Eye' Volunteer Tutor [ PLEASE APPLY - 'Virtual' volunteering opportunity! ]
Organization:
Position Address:
Foundation Office: 289 Rutherford Road South, Unit 10, Brampton, Ontario > Volunteering is 'virtual', from the volunteer's home
Location:
Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual

Goal

Free for All Foundation (FFAF) is a community-based, charitable organization that provides youth, seniors, and their families with a wide range of services and programs to promote their well-being. FFAF aims to create sustainable, dynamic, and accessible children and youth programs and opportunities in the Region of Peel to support young people in becoming successful learners, confident individuals, effective contributors to society, and responsible citizens.

Students of all ages are experiencing the 'virtual' classroom. But it DOES NOT mean that students have to learn without help (assistive teaching), and that's where YOU as a volunteer for Eye2Eye Tutoring come in! By the use of ‘virtual' communications technology, you will help students continue learning through eLearning with your multi-faceted involvement: tutor/teacher, progress monitor, and in doing so, you will contribute towards your students' educational development and overall health and wellness. DON'T HESITATE to become part of this GROUND-BREAKING INITIATIVE in Peel region! APPLY TODAY!



Description

The Eye2Eye volunteers will work with both Ontario elementary & secondary school systems that are in-person learning or have been converted to 'eLearning' in 'virtual' collaboration with one or more students. YOU the volunteer will be assigned, functioning as a tutor/teacher to both aid/reinforce learning and assess the student’s progress. Ideally, the tutoring sessions ONLINE will take place on a weekly basis (no weekends). The Tutors may also be assisting and or teaching one or more subjects (e.g. English, Math, Science, Language(s), etc.). PLUS, help the student develop good studying habits both in school and at home.

PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY, as the program is ACTIVE NOW (and by no later than December 31, 2021). Volunteers who do not have a volunteer 'profile' within Volunteer MBC's Referral System should create a 'profile'. Thank you!


Benefits

Enjoy 'networking' with students and their families GAIN EXPERIENCE working with children of many ages while enhancing your tutoring/teaching/mentoring skills  Volunteering in a 'virtual' environment out of the comfort of YOUR OWN HOME + Gain experience in 'eLearning' while expanding your teaching/tutoring Secondary school students in this 'role' may add to their '40 hours' community service graduation requirement


Qualifications

  • Ability to be a role model while promoting a productive and healthy learning environment
  • You have a strong knowledge/skills in whatever subject(s) that you choose to teach/tutor
  • Prior teaching/tutoring experience is helpful (not required)
  • Use your passion about educating and helping youth to grow while enhancing your teaching/tutoring skills in a 'virtual' environment
  • Familiar with Ontario's educational 'curriculum' for whatever grade/level that you wish to tutor
  • An excellent communicator while also being friendly and engaging
  • Conversant in English (fluency in additional language(s) is welcome)
  • You possess a device (laptop, PC, tablet), plus you have reliable access to the Internet and are comfortable with using 'virtual meeting' software such as ZOOM
  • You are able to volunteer with student(s) until June, 2022

SCREENING of applicants will be 'virtual' (tel/email/online interviewing), unless otherwise advised. After you have submitted your application (see DESCRIPTION, above), as a precaution please monitor your 'Junk/Spam' email folders and leave space on your voicemail for communication from the Free For All Foundation.

Min Age: 16   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment starting 2021-10-04
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Monday Afternoon, Monday Evening, Tuesday Afternoon, Tuesday Evening, Wednesday Afternoon, Wednesday Evening, Thursday Afternoon, Thursday Evening, Friday Afternoon, Friday Evening

WEEKDAYS > Late afternoon and evening sessions

An agreed SCHEDULE will depend on availability and you being matched with your student being tutored, having regard to their availability and subjects to be taught.



Training

Applicants should be prepared to undergo a 'virtual screening' process and any mandatory training.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Education & Learning, Youth Programs, Literacy, Youth Mentorship, Multilingual
Accessibility: Not Accessible
Ideal for: Individuals, Older Adults
Apply before: 2021-12-31



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
https://www.ffaf.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/FreeForAllFoundation
https://twitter.com/Free4Allfdn


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