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VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER FRENCH TUTOR


  • Virtual Opportunity
  • WHEN
    Short-term

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DESCRIPTION

Canadian Parents for French is seeking an experienced, dynamic and entrepreneurial individual to volunteer as

VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER FRENCH TUTOR

About Canadian Parents for French

Canadian Parents for French is a nationwide, research-informed, volunteer organization that represents 25,000 members across Canada. We are located across the country with 10 Branches and offices, and 135+ local community Chapters. We believe the ability to communicate in more than one language fosters creative, empathetic and adaptive people who access far-reaching opportunities and enhance the social and economic prosperity of our country. Canada has an enviable capacity to ensure that upcoming generations develop this ability in both official languages. We work to ensure that all learners have the opportunity, support and motivation to learn and use French.

POSITION SUMMARY

Canadian Parents for French is looking for volunteers to act as online French tutors for children enrolled in our tutoring programs available across to students between the ages to 5 to 14 anywhere in Canada. Tutors will help children by speaking in French and working to improve the child's French in conversation, reading, and writing. Volunteers must be comfortable working with young kids and in both French and English.

We are recruiting for volunteers who can dedicate 1.5 to 2 hours per week (minimum) for our fall program which runs from September 20 to December 6. Volunteers must be able to join us for the entirety of the program. Volunteers choose their own schedule each week. This program runs 7 days a week. This program will run from throughout 2021. Orientation and training (including Zoom training) provided to all volunteers. This position is virtual, and tutors will work with kids across Canada to help them maintain their French via Zoom.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong spoken and written French and English is a needed. Tutors will be working in both official languages.

Prior experience working with children and youth is encouraged.

Must have access to a computer, laptop or tablet with a microphone and camera and a steady internet connection.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply at this link: https://form.jotform.com/201173726906253

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please allow us up to 6 business to review your application. All applicants will be contacted for a 30-minute bilingual interview.

CONTACT PERSON

Nicole Redford

Network Manager, Volunteer Engagement

Nredford@cpf.ca

Who You'll be Assisting

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Canadian Parents for French

CPF was founded in 1977 by parents who wanted to ensure that children would have the opportunity to become bilingual in the Canadian school system. Originally a small group of concerned parents who met in Ottawa, CPF has evolved into a proactive national network with 10 Branch offices and some 150 Chapters in communities nationwide.

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Who You'll be Assisting

organization logo

Canadian Parents for French

CPF was founded in 1977 by parents who wanted to ensure that children would have the opportunity to become bilingual in the Canadian school system. Originally a small group of concerned parents who met in Ottawa, CPF has evolved into a proactive national network with 10 Branch offices and some 150 Chapters in communities nationwide.