POOL CLOSURE: Please note that both pools will be closed starting June 22 at 2:00 pm and will reopen on July 2 at 5:30 am, for annual pool maintenance. Members have access to the pool at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre during this time. Click HERE for CGAC schedule.

June 19 |Therapy Pool: Please note that our Therapy Pool is only operating for Early Years Swim today. We will update members as soon as we have it functioning for warm and deep warm swims as well. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

Location:
Regional Y
Status:
Accepting
Type of Position:
Weekly according to Schedule
Placement Date:
Immediate

Homework Club is an afterschool tutoring program offered to newcomer students in Middle and High school. Homework Club Tutors help newcomer children of all backgrounds especially those who have come to Canada as refugees. The Homework Club Tutor provides tutoring support so that students can reach their academic goals and can adapt and integrate faster into the New Brunswick education system. Homework Club Tutors primarily provide support in Middle and High School Math, English, Science and ESL (English as a Second Language). This position works alongside Newcomer Connections’ Settlement Workers in Schools, Kim Chi Nguyen, Soha Soltn and Candace Aulenback. This position is co-ordinated by Katie Pierce, Volunteer Liaison, k.pierce@saintjohny.ca.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Update the Homework Club online schedule as per availability.
  • Notify the School Coordinator scheduled or the Volunteer Liaison if unable to attend.
  • Assist and support educational activities for students ranging from ages 12-18 who attend the Homework Club as well aid with any school material they bring.
  • Ensure the safety and security of the student when working together.
  • Communicate openly and regularly with the School Coordinators.
  • Keep the School Coordinators informed of any issues that may impact tutoring.
  • Listen to and respect the thoughts and viewpoints of the student, and focus on their strengths.
  • Report to the Volunteer Liaison, Katie Pierce, regarding topics that relate to the volunteer experience.
  • Submit tutoring hours to the Volunteer Liaison.


The Newcomer Connections Team would like to thank all volunteers for their time and effort. 

Name of Contact or Department: Katie Pierce, Volunteer Liaison

Application Deadline

On-going