Volunteer Opportunities

School Tutors and Mentors Needed – K-12

Category: General Support, Mentorship
Program: Ottawa Volunteers in Education
Region: east, west, south, central
Grade Level: elementary, intermediate, secondary
*Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) Required



Ottawa Volunteers in Education (OVIE) arranges tutoring placements in both elementary and secondary schools to enrich and improve student learning. The volunteers will perform different tasks depending on their interest and skills and according to the needs of the schools.

We are looking for volunteers who can help the students focus, explain concepts as they work, assist them in organizing materials and provide encouragement as they progress in the subjects.


Address: Ottawa, ON, Canada

*Requires a recent Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC). Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply online.

Please note that all volunteer positions require careful screening and a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC). Not all applicants will be accepted.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

The registration process takes about 15 minutes.