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Volunteer Tutor Position

Organization: Working Women Community Centre - On Your Mark Academic Support Program
Date Posted: 2018-12-11
Posted By: Mireya Arrechea
Date Needed: 2019-01-07
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. The 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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