Homework Tutors (Volunteer)

(Re-Imagine Ontario, Oakville, Community Support Services for Vulnerable Youth and Seniors)

Position ID: V-HVC0587
Last Full Update: 27 Nov 2023

Opportunity Details: Homework Tutors (Volunteer)


Re-Imagine Ontario is an incorporated registered charitable organization whose mission is to improve the health, education, and employment of vulnerable people, with particular focus on Black and Indigenous populations, by fostering strong community support networks. The organization is seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to join our Homework Squad as Tutors.

Contact Doris Talbot, Human Resource Manager, Re-Imagine Ontario; Phone: 289-856-8464 ext 102; Email: careers@reimagineontario.ca

Job Summary:

Tutors will provide academic support, guidance, and mentorship to vulnerable youth in the Halton-Mississauga areas, with a focus on improving their knowledge and understanding of Reading, Science, Mathematics, and others. This will be online.


  •  Provide one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions to students aged 10-19 years primarily in STEM subjects, reading and others.
  • Assist students in understanding and completing their homework assignments, projects, and preparing for tests and exams.
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages active participation and engagement from students.
  •   Identify individual student learning needs and tailor tutoring strategies accordingly.
  • Develop and implement personalized learning plans based on students' strengths, weaknesses, and goals.
  • Encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity among students through hands-on activities and real-life applications of STEM concepts and reading.
  • Foster a supportive and respectful relationship with students, promoting their confidence and self-esteem in their academic abilities.
  • Collaborate with other tutors, staff, and volunteers to share best practices, resources, and ideas for enhancing the tutoring program.
  • Maintain accurate records of tutoring sessions, including student progress, challenges, and areas for improvement.
  • Attend periodic training sessions and staff meetings to enhance tutoring skills and stay updated on program policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to the organization's guidelines, code of conduct, and safeguarding policies to ensure the safety and well-being of the students.
More Info Link www.reimagineontario.ca
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Reading / Literacy ; Youth Engagement
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; • A genuine passion for education and a commitment to improving the lives of vulnerable youth. 
• Strong proficiency in STEM and other subjects. 
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively connect with and engage students  
from diverse backgrounds. 
• Ability and patience to work with slow learners and/or some with special learning needs. 
• Previous tutoring or teaching experience, especially in a one-on-one or small group setting, is  
• Ability to adapt teaching methods to meet the individual needs and learning styles of students. 
• Patience, empathy, and the ability to motivate and inspire students. 
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for maintaining accurate records and monitoring  
student progress. 
• A reliable and committed attitude towards fulfilling the tutoring schedule and meeting program  
• Flexibility to work during the evenings and summer holidays, subject to availability. 
• Offers will be conditional upon the receipt of a clear vulnerable sector check (VSC) and the  
successful verification of your references.
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Seasons Year Round
Number of Positions Burlington ; Milton ; Oakville 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation
Police Check Required

Agency Details: Re-Imagine Ontario, Oakville, Community Support Services for Vulnerable Youth and Seniors

Office Phone 289-856-8464
E-Mail info@reimagineontario.ca
Website www.reimagineontario.ca
Address & Map
2020 Winston Park Dr, Suite 200
Oakville, ON L6H 6X7
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