Help newcomer parents in Scarborough learn English become an ESL In-Home Tutor

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Fri Feb 03, 2017 09:00 AM - Fri Apr 07, 2017 05:00 PM


1911 Kennedy RoadUnit 105Toronto, Scarborough M1P 2L9CA


To help newcomer parents (clients)-who can’t access ESL classes because of child care needs-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 committment:

  • Two hours a week
  • Minimum 6 month commitment

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 for the parents learning
  • Help the client develop self-confidence in speaking and listening to English
  • Plan, organize and prepare weekly lesson plans (2 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months)
  • Attend monthly volunteer education/training
  • Submit a weekly log


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

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Requirements & Commitment

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

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