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Helping Hands

Volunteer with Us!
OCCSC Virtual Youth Homework Club

Organization:                  Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC)

Commitment:                  5 months or longer

Volunteer training -1.5 to 2 hours (date & time TBD)


Language Preference:    English, French, and Chinese will be an asset

Volunteer Location:        Virtual, Zoom



Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC) has been serving newcomers in the community for 47 years, funded by three levels of the government.


We sincerely invite you to contribute your passion and skills in teaching and tutoring to assist our Virtual Youth Homework Club. The project seeks engaging and enthusiastic volunteers willing to help students one-on-one via Zoom. Sessions are once a week for 90 minutes. Please check out the program summary, including student and parent evaluations from the link:


Assist Students:              Newcomer Youth from Grade 6- Grade 12

Your Availability:             Tuesday, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm via Zoom

Subject:                           English, French, Math, Physics, Science, Chemistry, Biology (choose one or more subjects)


Who should apply:        This volunteer position would be perfect for a university or high school student, retired public servant or teacher, or someone who has expertise or knowledge in subjects and is passionate about teaching.


How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?

  • Gain work-related skills and experience and receive volunteer hours

  • Expand network circles, meet new people

  • Contribute your talents and skills to make a positive contribution to students

  • Experience the satisfaction of making a tangible difference in someone’s life

  • Learn different cultures and needs from newcomer youth

  • Receive reference from OCCSC (upon successful completion of the commitment period) 

  • Participate in OCCSC’s Volunteer Annual Appreciation Party (receive volunteer certificate and souvenir)


Our past celebration events:  Volunteer picnic on July 16, 2022.  

                                                  Volunteer Party on July 22, 2023.


If interested, please fill out your information by clicking the apply button:


For further inquiries, please contact Tao Chen at or 613-282-3147.


We look forward to meeting you!


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