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Volunteer Tutor

Region-wide Tutoring

Camino Wellbeing + Mental Health

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Help youth see their potential by being a tutor.

In partnership with local grassroots organizations and WRDSB, we have expanded access to tutoring support across Waterloo Region. We have tutoring sites at various locations throughout the Region as well as maintain some virtual tutoring.

We can reach even more youth than we were before. Students across the Region can attend and get the academic support they need to achieve success and reach their goals.


Provide academic support to students in grades 3-12.
Help students develop the study skills necessary for academic success.
Help students develop self-confidence and reduce anxiety or fear of failure in academic work.
Help students develop positive attitudes toward learning and studying.
Create a welcoming environment for students.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 16+ English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Specialized Training

Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Mentoring / Tutoring, Newcomer Support

Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Motivate Others, Sensitivity, Accountability

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation will be provided.
Staff will be available to provide ongoing support during sessions
Working Conditions: *Please note, you are not matched with the same student each week. This is a group environment.

In-Person Tutoring - held in group settings in community centres or schools.
Tables set up, quiet space.

Virtual Tutoring - must have a quiet, private space to work with secure and reliable internet. Microphone and camera needed.

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
We provide tutoring at several locations in Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge from September to June. Program follows the school calendar, therefore program does not run on holidays.

Can't commit weekly? We are looking to build our substitute tutor roster.

   Contact Information
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Katie McArthur
400 Queen Street South Kitchener, N2G 1W7

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Volunteer Waterloo Region
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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