Okanagan College – English as a Second Language Settlement Assistant
Job Description: Volunteers are required to attend an initial tutor training in October and free workshops during the year. Tutors meet with learners once a week for a minimum of 1.5 hours at Okanagan College to assist new immigrants to improve speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Tutors cover topics to help newcomers learn about Canadian culture.
Number of Individuals Required: 5 – 7
Date of Event: Information session TBD – October 2015
Experience Needed: Teaching or ESL experience is useful but not require, as long as you are willing to learn new skills. We ask that tutors commit to a minimum of six months, as it takes time for tutor/learner relationships to develop.
Qualities needed to be a tutor include: patience, a positive attitude, adaptability, a sense of humour, dedication and an appreciation of other cultures. We require tutors to provide a current criminal record check at no cost to you.
How to Apply: Please contact Jill Pratt 250-837-4235 x 6502