Gain experience as an ESL In-Home Tutor helping newcomer parents

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1911 Kennedy RoadUnit 105Toronto, Scarborough M1P 2L9CA
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To help newcomer parents (clients) who can’t access ESL classes because of child care needs and learn English. You’ll assist parents to read, write and practice conversational English they need to access resources, educational programs and employment opportunities. You’ll visit the parents in their home while their children are present.

Time commitment:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (9am-5pm)
  • Minimum 2 hours weekly or more if available
  • 12-16 tutoring sessions
  • Mandatory training session totaling 6 hours

Visit the parents in their home while their children are present

  • Mentor the parent to improve their knowledge of English conversational skills
  • Identify learning needs and provide support
  • Help client develop self-confidence in speaking and listening to English
  • Plan, organize and prepare weekly lesson plans
  • Attend monthly volunteer education/training
  • Submit a weekly log


  • Adult Education
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours weekly
  • Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening

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