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Volunteer Tutor Position

Organization: Working Women Community Centre - On Your Mark Academic Support Program
Date Posted: 2019-04-15
Posted By: Mireya Arrechea
City: Toronto
Location: Ontario
Country: Canada
Primary Category: Teaching/Tutoring/Assistance Positions
Type of Position: Long-Term (3 months or more)

Description & Details


On Your Mark Academic Support Program Volunteering Objective: Tutors work closely with elementary and/or secondary school students within the Toronto Catholic District School Board and Toronto District School Board providing educational assistance and guidance. 

· Provide assistance (in English) with homework, assignments, and other areas of studies where children may be experiencing difficulties, specifically Math and/or English on a weekly basis
· Work in cooperation with Program Coordinator(s), school staff in the selected schools (if applicable) and parents (if applicable) to develop a work plan that is best suited to students’ needs
· Assist in regular reporting and tracking of students’ progress, accomplishments and areas of difficulty
· Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards education and learning and be a positive role-model for your student(s)
· Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the orientation and training packages Expectations/Criteria:
· Available a minimum of 1.5 to 2 hours a week either for AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING OR SATURDAY MORNING TUTORING
· Provide program staff with references and permission to perform police background check.
· Maintain accurate attendance, logs and the completion of tracking information.

We are interviewing volunteers for the 2018/2019 school year.


Required language


Minimum age


Minimum hours per week

1.5 to 2 hours

Task requirements

Skills/Interests An Ideal Candidate Would Possess:

  • Student or graduate of a secondary or post-secondary institution
  • EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN ENGLISH. Majority of Tutoring to help with reading and writing with students below grade level in this area. (Knowledge of Portuguese and/or Spanish an asset but NOT necessary).
  • Ability and / or interest to help students in all or some areas of reading, writing and math. NOTE: Volunteers have the opportunity to specify their subject area of strength and grade levels that they prefer to teach (e.g. Math for high school students).
  • Interest in the field of education and/or social services.
  • Some experience working with children and/or youth at the elementary and/or high school level an asset.

How to Apply / Contact

Download and complete the Application Form below, and then send it with your resume to to schedule an interview. Interviews can be scheduled from Monday to Thursday, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, or on Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

2018/2019 Tutor Application Form:

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