Job Posting 76997

French Language Assistant
Official Languages Programs
Eastern Ontario
closes in 34 days (Fri, 31 Dec)
full time - term / contract  •  25,000 for 9 months

The Odyssey Language-Assistant Program is a 9-month, paid, professional work experience program offering participants the opportunity to travel to another province or territory. Under the supervision of a teacher, participants work as Language-Assistants in a school environment to motivate, encourage, and enrich the lives of students while sharing their language and culture.

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Role and responsibilities:

  • Organizing cultural and linguistic activities
  • Motivating and encouraging students while promoting language fluency
  • Sharing your language and culture through art, music, stories, games, etc

Please note: Language Assistants do NOT replace teachers



  • $25,000 for 9 months (September 2021 to May 2022)
  • 25 hours per week (Monday to Friday)


Additional Benefits:

  • Pan-Canadian training session (for first-time participants)
  • Provincial training session(s)
  • Possibility of receiving travel allowances
  • Possibility of obtaining university credits
  • All school holidays off



In order to qualify for the Odyssey program, you must:

  • Have solid English or French language skills (oral and written);
  • 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.

Please note: Bilingualism is NOT a requirement and there is no age limit for participation.


Desirable assets:

  • Creativity and enthusiasm about sharing your language and culture
  • Experience working or volunteering with children or youth
  • Experience teaching, tutoring, coaching or mentoring others
  • Experience traveling or participating in exchange opportunities
  • Basic skills in your second official language of Canada



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