Before applying, don’t forget to carefully read the information below!
Please note that we have enough volunteers for Riverview on Tuesdays, and are still in need of volunteers Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.
This page is for McGill students interested in volunteering with Homework Zone.
Deadline to apply for the Fall 2014 semester: Monday September 22nd, Midnight.
Do you like working with kids?
Do you need an outlet for your creativity?
Do you want to explore new neighbourhoods in Montreal?
Do you want to get involved?
Then you’ve found the right place to look!
We ask from our volunteers an enthusiasm for working with kids as well as a regular, weekly commitment over the course of at least 1 semester. Because this is a mentorship program, commitment is our main focus.
3 Hours per week (including travel time to and from the school) for a duration of 10 weeks.
For the Fall 2014 semester, the program begins on September 30th, 2014 and finishes by December 4th, 2014
For the Winter 2015 semester, the program dates will be confirmed shortly.
Volunteers can choose what day works best…
- Tuesday 2-5PM
- Wednesday 2-5PM
- Thursday 2:30-6:00 PM
3-hour Mandatory Orientation session (Saturday September 27th, 1:00 – 4:00 PM) in Carrefour residence. A catch-up session is offered to the volunteers that cannot attend due to religious restrictions, work, or illness.
Two 2-hour Reflection Dinners with guest speakers (DATES TBA)
Optional: volunteer as group leader for My Day @ McGill (Late March or early April)
Benefits and Recognition:
- A Letter of Attestation from the Dean of Students for a minimum of 30 hours
- A 20% voucher at the McGill Bookstore
- Volunteering in a group with other McGill students
How to Apply…
Step 1: Fill out the 2014 Homework Zone application form. When marking your availabilities, please keep in mind the time slots mentioned above (see: “time commitment”).
Step 2: E-mail Gabrielle at email@example.com with your CV and confirm you filled the above form.
Step 3: Wait for confirmation e-mail.
Note: If you have already volunteered with Homework Zone, please email Gabrielle at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like extra responsibilities as team captain.
DEADLINE FOR THE FALL SESSION IS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND @ 11:59PM