What our mentors are saying:

  • “I learned a great deal about Aboriginal culture and the importance of upholding Aboriginal values and community.”
  • “It was nice being able to relate to what some of the students face in high school.”
  • “I found it . . . eye-opening and great.”


Hiring for 2018-19 Academic Year

Application Deadline: May 30th, 2018

Click here for application.

The Centre for Initiatives in Education hires Carleton students to mentor/tutor Indigenous students in Ottawa. Currently this program supports students at Queen Elizabeth Public School, the Urban Indigenous Alternative High School, and Gloucester High School, and explores additional school partnerships. Mentors play a key role in maintaining students’ motivation to attend school and complete their studies.

The positions offer up to a maximum of 6 hours per week including 2 hours weekly for training and feedback meetings with the coordinators. There are also additional paid training sessions during the year.

This position is of interest to Carleton students in all disciplines, and provides experience that has been of benefit to those interested in teaching, social work, child and youth work, recreation, and other human services professions. It also offers a unique opportunity to develop strong leadership skills.

If you are interested in this opportunity please read the Mentor Position description and complete the application form.

School Board regulations require current police checks for those working with students. This cost will be reimbursed.

Email or deliver your completed application and a current resume to Annie Kingston Miller or Patricia Reynolds by Tuesday May 1st. For more information about the position, please contact Annie or Patricia.

Annie Kingston Miller                                        Patricia Reynolds

613-520-2600 #8136                                            613-520-2600 #8136

1511 Dunton Tower or                                           1516 Dunton Tower (main office)

1516 Dunton Tower (main office)                        patricia.reynolds@carleton.ca