Volunteer and Employement Opportunities

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Volunteer and Employement Opportunities2020-09-15T19:07:16-04:00


Canadian Parents for French is seeking experienced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial individuals to volunteer as a Virtual Volunteer French Tutors



Canadian Parents for French is looking for volunteers to act as online French tutors for children enrolled in our pilot program. Tutors will help children by speaking in French and working to improve the child’s French in conversation, reading, and writing. Volunteers must be comfortable working with young kids and in both French and English.

We are recruiting volunteers who can dedicate 1 to 2 hours per week for our fall program. Volunteers choose their own schedule each week. This program runs 6 days a week. This program will run from early October to mid-December. Orientation and training provided to all volunteers. This position is virtual and tutors will work with kids across Canada to help them maintain their French via Zoom.


  • Strong spoken and written French and English is a needed. Tutors will be working in both official languages.
  • Prior experience working with children and youth is encouraged.
  • Must have access to a computer, laptop or tablet with a microphone and camera.


Please apply here

We will accept applications on a rolling basis. Please allow us up to 6 business days to review your application. All applicants will be contacted for a 30-minute bilingual interview.

Nicole Redford, Network Manager, Volunteer Engagement
[email protected]


Concours d’art oratoire 2020

The provincial Concours d’art oratoire scheduled for April 25 at Mount Saint Vincent University has been cancelled as a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19.  At this time, the NS Education and Early Childhood Development has suspended all extra-curricular activities in the public school system until the end of April.  Our partner, Mount Saint Vincent University also supports the cancellation.

Throughout this situation, the safety and well-being of our community members and employees continues to be our number one priority. CPF Nova Scotia will monitor recommendations from the Government of Nova Scotia and Canadian Public Health Agency of Canada to determine if any further cancellations or modifications to our programming are required.

Contact the branch office for further information and volunteer forms or register online to volunteer at CPF NS Volunteer Registration


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Nautical Camp

Junior and Senior Counsellors

Each year, Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia provides an opportunity for over 500 students across Nova Scotia to attend French camp, a week-long immersion in the French language.  Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia is presently accepting applications for Junior Counsellor positions.

As a Junior or Senior Counsellor, students will:

Ø stay in cabins with younger campers, and a Senior Counsellor.
Ø assist in camp programs (ie. skits, afternoon activities, games, waterfront supervision).
Ø be required to speak only in French to ensure that the experience is as enriching as possible for the campers.
Ø be able to network and meet other high school French immersion students from across Nova Scotia.

Room and board are paid for by CPF for the duration of the camp.

  • All counsellors are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp.
  • Junior Counselors receive an honorarium of $300 per week from CPF.
  • Returning Junior Counsellors will receive a $350 honorarium per week.

Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years old.   The Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia Camp Coordinator will be calling the applicants for interviews once they have an idea of camper enrollment.

Junior Counsellor Application 2020

Interested candidates who are graduating, grade 12 and are over 18 years of age, should contact the branch office to apply or complete the following application for Senior Counsellor.

Senior Counsellor Application 2020

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