Become a Public Speaking Mentor

Volunteer Mentors will help newcomer participants practice Public Speaking and gain relevant skills in a small group setting. Successful mentors must commit for the program duration and spend some extra hours as required by the program.

Mentors must be fluent in English with knowledge and life experience in Canada of five years or more. Mentors are matched with participants for extra support and guidance.

Mentors must have experience in public speaking/ presentation/ coaching and group facilitation. They must have experience working with immigrants and refugees or participants of varying skill level. They must have exceptional communication and people skills and ability to engage the participants.

Additional assets are: flexibility (in terms of program delivery), creativity, self-motivation and bringing new ideas and or activities to support the learning of the newcomer participants.

Mentors would be expected to work together and develop program material/ presentations to achieve the program objectives.


Mentors are required to attend mandatory orientation session and apply online at:   My Volunteer Page

Police clearance and reference check is required.

Mentors will receive certificate of appreciation at the end of the program.

Program Structure: Please see the top of this page.

Paper work: Sign off media release form and volunteer contract.

Contact Rubeen for any questions or further details at 416-588-6288 x 231 |

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