Re-Imagine Ontario

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Oakville, Canada

Job Title
Homework Tutors (Volunteer)
Experience
Intermediate
Vacancies
1
Salary
Volunteer Others
Location
Oakville, Canada
Job Type
Volunteer Hybrid
Deadline
28 March, 2024

Company Description

Re-Imagine Ontario is an incorporated and registered charitable organization whose mission is to improve the health, education and employment of vulnerable people, with particular focus on Black and Indigenous populations, by fostering strong community support networks. 

 

Please visit our website at www.reimagineontario.ca to find more information about our work.

Skills
  • Communication
  • teaching
  • STEM

Description

Job Summary:

Re-imagine Ontario, a charitable organization based in Oakville, Ontario, is seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to join our Homework Squad as Tutors.  Tutors will provide academic support, guidance, and mentorship to black and vulnerable youth in the Halton-Peel areas, with a focus on improving their knowledge and understanding of Reading, Science, Technology, and Mathematics.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions to students aged 10-19 years primarily in STEM subjects, including but not limited to mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, and engineering. Help with reading as well.
  • Assist students in understanding and completing their homework assignments, projects, and preparing for tests and exams.
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages active participation and engagement from students.
  • Identify individual student learning needs and tailor tutoring strategies accordingly.
  • Develop and implement personalized learning plans based on students' strengths, weaknesses, and goals.
  • Encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity among students through hands-on activities and real-life applications of STEM concepts and reading.
  • Foster a supportive and respectful relationship with students, promoting their confidence and self-esteem in their academic abilities.
  • Collaborate with other tutors, staff, and volunteers to share best practices, resources, and ideas for enhancing the tutoring program.
  • Maintain accurate records of tutoring sessions, including student progress, challenges, and areas for improvement.
  • Attend periodic training sessions and staff meetings to enhance tutoring skills and stay updated on program policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to the organization's guidelines, code of conduct, and safeguarding policies to ensure the safety and well-being of the students.

Qualifications:

  • A genuine passion for STEM education and a commitment to improving the lives of black and vulnerable youth.
  • Strong proficiency in STEM subjects, with a focus on mathematics and at least one other field (e.g., physics, chemistry, computer science).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively connect with and engage students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Previous tutoring or teaching experience, especially in a one-on-one or small group setting, is preferred.
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to meet the individual needs and learning styles of students.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to motivate and inspire students.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for maintaining accurate records and monitoring student progress.
  • A reliable and committed attitude towards fulfilling the tutoring schedule and meeting program requirements.
  • Flexibility to work during the summer holidays and potentially beyond, subject to availability.
  • A vulnerable sector police check, including a clearance for working with children and youth.

How To Apply:

Re-Imagine Ontario strives to build an inclusive workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the communities in which we live and serve.  All qualified applicants may apply. We strongly encourage applications from persons with lived experience in the communities we serve within Halton-Peel, including Black and Indigenous people, youth and seniors.

If you are interested in joining Re-imagine Ontario as a Tutor, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role. 

Please click the APPLY button at the top of this page and complete the application process on this which will ask you to include your resume and a cover letter. Also, complete the questions and quiz (if asked for) to the best of your ability.

Should you have any questions, please email careers@reimagineontario.ca

 

Note: This is a volunteer position, and no financial compensation will be provided. However, the rewarding experience of making a positive impact on the lives of young individuals in our community is invaluable.

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