Tutor/Mentor

Time Commitment: 
Short-term (0-3 months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Friday, March 19, 2021
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LDA-LR is currently recruiting friendly, patient, fun and outgoing individuals to tutor/mentor students who have learning difficulties and/or ADHD. Interested individuals must be passionate, dedicated and committed to making a difference in the life of a child or youth and a desire to plan/lead fun and engaging tutoring sessions that will help build confidence, self-esteem and academic success.


Academic Tutor/Mentors

This 8-week ONLINE program provides individualized academic tutoring sessions for student’s grades 3 to 12. Tutors will be responsible for leading these sessions by assisting with homework or providing extra instruction and practice with academic subjects. The Program & Volunteer Coordinator will be available for assistance and all tutors will have access to many resources to assist with building their weekly sessions.

When: Tuesdays, May 4 to June 22(your choice of either)5:00-6:30pm or 7:00-8:30pm

Where:  ONLINE through LDA


Essay Writing Workshop Tutor/Mentors

This 8-week individualized ONLINE mentoring program will assist student’s grades 7 to 12 to learn or build upon their skills/strategies to the essay writing process. Tutors will go over the various types of essays, how to understand a rubric, teach steps to the writing process, how to use graphic organizers to lay out brainstorming thoughts, ideas, research and supporting information, how to research effectively, note taking and citing resources correctly. Tutors will teach students how to take this information and transform them into coherent sentences that flow from one paragraph to the next. Each week will be systematic mentoring working towards completing a 5-paragraph persuasive essay project on a topic of the student’s choice. The Program & Volunteer Coordinator will be available for assistance and all tutors will have access to many resources to assist with building their weekly sessions.

When:Wednesdays, May 5 to June 23, 2021 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Where:  ONLINE through LDA 


Read-UP* Express Literacy Program Tutor/Mentors

This 8-week individualized ONLINE program assists students in grades 3 to 8 with their literacy skills. Tutors will plan activities focused on improving reading fluency, reading comprehension and vocabulary skills based on using their students chosen high-interest novel that they will work on together throughout this program. The Literacy Coordinator will be available for assistance and all tutors will have access to resources to assist with building their weekly sessions.

When:Thursdays, May 6 to June 24, 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Where:  ONLINE through LDA

Required Qualifications/Training: 
Training mandatory and provided by LDALR
A Vulnerable Positions Screening Check
Skills Preferred: 
Previous tutoring/teaching experience preferred (professional/peer/family/school)
Additional Opportunity Information: 
Volunteer Application can be found through this link http://www.ldalondon.ca/you-can-help. At bottom of webpage select New Volunteer tab. Once opened, use the download arrow and download to your computer. Complete application from the downloaded file. Email to Kate Chute, k.chute@ldalondon.ca.

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