Are you looking for a paid work experience in a school environment? Does the opportunity to travel throughout Canada, and share your culture appeal to you? Take part in Odyssey! Odyssey is a language-assistant program. Under the supervision of a teacher, your role will be to encourage students to improve their knowledge of the English language and its associated cultures and to use the language on a daily basis. You will leave your home province or territory to work in a rural or suburban area in another province.
French-Language Program ? Most expenses are covered! Are you looking for a spring or summer program to learn French? Do you want to discover another region of Canada and meet new people? Go Explore! Explore is an intensive language-immersion program. You can take the program in the spring or summer, whichever you prefer. Participants in Explore receive funding that covers tuition fees for the programs, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops, and other mandatory activities. Discover another region of Canada while learning French. Have an adventure and make new friends this spring or summer!
What are the qualifications required?
Eligibility for the Odyssey Program:
• have solid English OR French language skills (oral and written); AND
• be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada; AND
• Have completed, by the start of your work term and within the last 10 years, at least one full year of postsecondary studies in any field.
Eligibility for the Explore Program:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (those studying in Canada on a student visa are not eligible); and
- Be at least 16 years old on the first day of the course; and
- Meet one of the following criteria:
o have been a full-time student for at least one term during the current school year; or
o have been an Odyssey participant within the last two years
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Just come, learn about our programs and ask your questions !
Registration is required. Click here to register on Experience York.