EAL Volunteer Tutoring Program

The PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada and the Confederation Centre Public Library partner to provide an English-as-an-Additional-Language (EAL) Volunteer Tutoring Program to help adult newcomers practice English. School-aged children have access to EAL tutoring within the school system.

To become a Volunteer Tutor with the EAL Tutoring Program, you have to go through the following steps:

  • Attend a tutor information session
  • Complete in-class or online tutor training course (4 sessions: 12 hours)
  • Submit two personal references, criminal record check (free of charge), and a signed confidentiality agreement form

Your Commitment as a Volunteer Tutor:

  • Complete our tutor training course
  • Provide EAL tutoring to an adult learner two hours per week
  • Plan lessons and activities for your learner
  • Keep records of your learner's progress
  • Check in with the EAL Tutor Program staff person

PEIANC's Commitment to Volunteer Tutors:

Training

We provide a free twelve-hour tutor training course that covers:

  • Your free tutor training manual
  • How to effectively tutor EAL learners
  • Understanding and respecting cultural differences
  • Lesson planning and goal setting
  • Learner assessment methods

Support

  • Qualified staff available for consultation
  • A collection of teaching materials
  • An annual tutor forum
  • Monthly EAL newsletters
  • Annual volunteer recognition
  • Invitations to free social and integration events

If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer Tutor, please contact the Community Connections Program staff.

Look for contact information on the right side of the page

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Get Involved: Volunteer Signup Form
Guide pour les nouveaux arrivants : L’éducation des adultes

Notre équipe

Valerie Fitzpatrick

Valerie Fitzpatrick
Community Connections Program Coordinator

(902) 628-6009 ext. 230
E-mail

Brianne Peters

Brianne Peters
EAL Tutor Program Coordinator

(902) 628-6009 ext. 204
E-mail

Le contenu de cette page est destiné aux personnes qui parlent couramment le anglais. Si vous avez besoin de cette information en français, veuillez nous contacter