Teen Mentoring Program @ Maison des Jeunes Côte-des-Neiges

Mentor/Tutor High School Youth in Need of Academic and Social Support

• Did race, status, gender, or culture have an impact on your high school experience?
• Are you comfortable speaking in French?
• Do you have 3 hours on a Tuesday afternoon to spare?

Maison des Jeunes Côte-des-Neiges (3220 Appleton Rd, Metro Guy, Bus 435 or 165 West) is looking for mentors/tutors to work with a group of high school youth (Secondary 3 & 4) from diverse cultural backgrounds with their Math and French homework and to take part in facilitated activities that inspire curiosity and learning. Most importantly, you become a person in their life who they connect with on a weekly basis at a youth centre that is committed to breaking down barriers for marginalized youth through building confidence and community.


Your Commitment:

  • Volunteer training in Rm 429, Leacock Building on Thursday, September 24th, 2015 from 4-6 pm
  • 3-6pm every Tuesday from September 29th to December 1st
  • 52 hours total, travel included

Incentives: Free bus/metro transit tickets, letter of attestation from the Dean of Students, develop communication, teaching and teamwork skills, get out of the McGill bubble at least once a week!

Open to: McGill undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who can work in French and are comfortable with helping teens (14-17 years) in high school Math. 

To Apply: Email Carmen: mjcdn.sede [at] mcgill.ca for an application

Deadline: Friday, September 18th, 2015

McGill University is on land that long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst
Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge
and thank the diverse Indigenous people whose footsteps have marked this territory on which
peoples of the world now gather.
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