#110 - 198 East Island Hwy, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3      Tel. 250.248.3205   Fax. 250.248.4154


NEW HOURS: We are open Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm and Wed 8:30am - 6:30pm!

Tutoring Program

With the support of government funding, the Career Centre is pleased to offer the Tutoring Program!
The Tutoring Program provides free, one-on-one tutoring for those who require support with reading, spelling, writing, grammar, math, basic computer skills as well as English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL).

The Tutoring Program is ideal for:

Adults (18+ years) from District 69 (Nanoose to Bowser), who require language support and may be:

• improving their literacy and/or numeracy skills for any reason
• upgrading their education at the high school, college and/or university level
• learning basic computer skills
• learning ESL
• writing certification tests for any trade
• writing re-certification tests for current employers

Program Hours:
The Tutoring Program is accessible weekdays, Monday through Friday.

Would you like to become a Tutor?
With the support of Vancouver Island University, our tutors receive free training and and are well-equipped to address a wide variety of learning needs and challenges. This training takes place every Fall and Spring.

Our tutors are local adults with vast and varied backgrounds. They have excellent ability with the English language and/or basic mathematics. They range from retired educators and professionals to those interested in helping others and staying connected in our community.


ESL Settlement Assistance Training:
2 Fridays – January 11 & 18, 2019 (10am – 4pm)

Community Adult Literacy Program
Phonics Based Tutor Training:

5 Fridays – March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019 (10am – 4pm)

If you are interested in sharing your abilities and time to help others enhance their essential skills and more fully engage in our communities, please contact us.

Jody Schneider, Tutoring Program Coordinator
250.248.3205 Ext. 243

Some interesting details…
Since 1989, The Tutoring Program has supported 1,800+ students and trained more than 900 volunteer tutors.

The Tutoring Program is supported with funding from both the Ministry of Advanced Education’s Community Adult Literacy Program and Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada.

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Career Centre

#110-198 East Island Hwy,
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Fax. 250.248.4154

Mon-Tues 8:30am-4:30pm
Wed 8:30am-6:30pm
Thurs-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

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#110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm