Tutor Citizenship Test Preparation

Volunteer Position:                      Tutor, Citizenship Test Preparation


Location:                               900 Merivale Road (main site)

Team:                                      Health Promotion and Counselling Team

Days:                                       Tuesdays, starting September 8, 2015

Time:                                        6:00 to 7:30 pm


Number of Volunteers Needed:       1

Commitment:                                                September 8 – December 15, 2015

Volunteer will report to:                        Settlement Worker


Goal of the program:

To help a group of clients learn more about Canada with the goal of taking the citizenship test.


Description of Volunteer Role:

  • Assist clients in practicing and improving vocabulary in English learning about Canada through conversation.
  • Provide information on topics related to the Canadian citizenship test.
  • Provide social support and friendly conversation.


  • Ability to speak English well.
  • Knowledge of issues of local and national interest.
  • Strong familiarity with the material in the Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
  • Patient, open-minded, and non-judgmental, with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Awareness of issues related to low-income families; sensitive to multicultural issues.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.