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
• studying for certification tests for any trade
• studying for re-certification tests for current employers
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.
FREE TUTOR TRAINING SESSIONS:
The Tutoring Program offers two courses, twice a year. In late winter and again in the fall, we deliver a five-day phonics-based Community Adult Literacy course and a two-day ESL Settlement Assistance course. Please call for exact dates.
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.