Activities involved
Mentoring Translation
Languages Needed:

French

  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth

VIRTUAL WIGUP CLUB FRENCH MENTOR

1-5 hours / weekly
short term, about 4 months
Canadian Parents for French is seeking an experienced, dynamic and entrepreneurial individual to volunteer as 

 

VIRTUAL WIGUP CLUB FRENCH MENTOR 

 

About Canadian Parents for French  

Canadian Parents for French is a nationwide, research-informed, volunteer organization that represents 25,000 members across Canada. We are located across the country with 10 Branches and offices, and 135+ local community Chapters. We believe the ability to communicate in more than one language fosters creative, empathetic and adaptive people who access far-reaching opportunities and enhance the social and economic prosperity of our country. Canada has an enviable capacity to ensure that upcoming generations develop this ability in both official languages. We work to ensure that all learners have the opportunity, support and motivation to learn and use French. 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY  

 

Canadian Parents for French is looking for volunteers to act as online French mentors for children enrolled in our WIGUP Club pilot program. WIGUP.tv allows children aged 9-14 to unearth their uniqueness, WIGUP.tv is a Creative Social Network for Schools that allows students to have a secure access to more than 2000 inspiring videos that help develop their critical thinking skills. These videos are also excellent triggers to launch publications by students of their own videos, articles and photo projects as well as WIGWOWs (interactive presentations). 

 

Tutors will help children by speaking in French, helping them with written assignments and providing tech support for the WIGUP creations. Tutors will receive extensive training on the WIGUP platform. Volunteers must be comfortable working with young kids and in both French and English. 

 

We are recruiting for volunteers who can dedicate 1.5 to 2 hours per week (minimum) for our pilot program which runs through the end of April. Volunteers choose their own schedule each week. This program runs 6 days a week. This program will run from February 1, 2021 through June 1, 2021. Orientation and training provided to all volunteers. This position is virtual, and tutors will work with kids across Canada to help them maintain their French, help them create online projects via a platform known as WIGUP.tv.  

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

Strong spoken and written French and English is a needed. Tutors will be working in both official languages.   

Prior experience working with children and youth is encouraged.   

Must have access to a computer, laptop or tablet with a microphone and camera.  

Volunteer Mentors must be at least 15 year of age.  

HOW TO APPLY 

Please apply at this link: https://form.jotform.com/CPFNational/wigupvolunteers 

 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please allow us up to 6 business to review your application. All applicants will be contacted for a 30-minute bilingual interview.  

 

CONTACT PERSON 

 

Nicole Redford 

Network Manager, Volunteer Engagement  

Nredford@cpf.ca
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
BENEFITS TO CPF VOLUNTEERS 

Complete required community service hours for high school graduation 

Complete community service hours, internships hours, or education hours for University 

Engage your company or work team 

give back to your community  

Inspira a new generation of bilingual Canadians 

Maintain your French or English 

Meet new people or Network with likeminded individuals across the country
Activities involved
Mentoring Translation
Languages Needed:

French

  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth