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.
- 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).
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)
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.