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.


  • 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)


  • 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 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.

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