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About the Position
Position #: 17673
OrganizationKitchener Public Library
Position: French Immersion Tutor - French Immersion
Location: 251 Fischer-Hallman Road, Kitchener (Forest Heights Library)
Impact Statement: Parlez-vous Français?
Forest Heights Community Library is offering a homework help program for French Immersion students in grades 1 – 4. If you are fluent in French and would like to assist students with their studies, volunteer your time to provide reading and math assistance.
Description: Parlez-Vous Français? Voulez-vous faire du bénévolat? Nous vous invitons à nous rejoindre les jeudis cet hiver, pour aider les élèves de 1ère à 6e année en français immersion avec les devoirs de langage, et mathématiques. Si vous parlez couramment le français, veuillez vous engagez comme bénévole!

Establish a positive & friendly rapport with students; provide instruction in French and encourage students to engage in French conversations;
help students understand homework and offer reading strategies to complete assignments; provide support and encouragement to the student; keep customer & library information confidential; obtain a Police Information Check once accepted into the program
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality
Training Details: Kitchener Public Library will provide an orientation to the French children's resources available at the library and hands-on training for this opportunity.
Working Conditions: We have a program room with tables and chairs for all participants and volunteers.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Thursdays from 4:00pm to 5:30pm; 24 program sessions between October 11 to May 9, 2019 (no programs during most of December and March)
(no program during much of
Special Event End Date: 2005-01-01
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Translation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Sherry Erb
Phone: 519-743-0271 Ext. x275
Address: 251 Fischer-Hallman Road Kitchener, N2M 4X8


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