Mentors & Tutors

Mentors & Tutors

Support a young person to help them reach their full potential.

Become a Mentor/Tutor!

Tutor/Mentors work with students one-on-one or in small groups to tutor them in academic subjects, assist them in completing homework assignments, and facilitate skill-building sessions to support the development of social and life skills.

As Mentors, they encourage and support participants to consider and work towards their personal, educational, and career goals.

Qualifications

  • Grade 9 or higher (for tutoring children grades 4-8)
  • Grade 11 or higher (for tutoring youth grades 9-12)
  • Expertise in the following subjects an asset (English, Math, Science, History, French).
  • Enjoy interacting, engaging, and encouraging children and youth.
  • Commitment to the role (minimum 3 hours weekly).

Program Hours:

The hours listed is the schedule for the entire program. Individual volunteer shifts will be developed it to match the availability of the individual Mentor/Tutors.

  • Mondays to Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.  to 8:15 p.m. (for tutoring grades 4-8)
  • Mondays to Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. (for tutoring grades 9-12)
  • Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at West Nissouri P.S. (in Thorndale, ON)

Locations

  • Boys & Girls Club of London location (184 Horton Street)
  • London Disabilities Association location (303 Richmond Street)
  • As well as at a few schools in the London and surrounding area

Benefits for YOU

  • Be a part of an amazing group of mentors who have a positive influence on youth.
  • You can see the impact of what you do first-hand on youth as they fulfill their action plan.
  • Help youth overcome learning obstacles by giving them individualized attention.
  • Keep your knowledge and skills sharp.
  • Additional experience for your portfolio or resumé.
  • Increase the number of volunteer service hours you've achieved.
  • Receive on-going, free professional development training opportunities

How to Apply

Submit a resume and letter of interest to Arden McClean, Manager of Program Services at amcclean@bgclondon.ca. Please include in your letter if you are interested in volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club of London and/or the Learning Disabilities Association of London Region.

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

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