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About the Position
Position # 18393
OrganizationKitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre
Position Tutor - Conversational English Program
Location 102 King Street West, Kitchener
Impact Statement The K-W Multicultural Centre exists to foster the diversity which exists in this community and to facilitate the full participation of everyone who lives here.

Our mandate is to break down the barriers to full participation of new Canadians in the Kitchener-Waterloo Community and surrounding areas.
Description Volunteers assist a second language learner in improving their skills in English, especially conversational skills for everyday living in Canada. Tutors come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and play a major role in helping their learner feel comfortable in their second language, and in Canada in general. The learner can ask the volunteer questions about the many aspects of living and working in Canada.

Volunteers are matched with a newcomer, and meet once a week for 1-2 hours for a period of 4 - 6 months. Volunteer tutors should have relatively strong English language skills (especially spoken English).
Requirements Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision
Training Details Orientation and training will be provided by the organization.
Working Conditions Volunteers meet with learners in public settings such as libraries, cafes, etc.
Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail 1-2 hours a week for approximately 4 to 6 months. Time to be agreed upon by Tutor and Learner.
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Mentoring / Tutoring, Newcomer Support
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility
How to Apply
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Contact Gina Almeida
Phone 519-208-9581
Address 102 King Street West Kitchener, N2G 1A6


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