Are you looking for a paid work experience in a school environment? Does the opportunity to travel throughout Canada, and share your culture appeal to you? Take part in Odyssey! Odyssey is a language-assistant program. Under the supervision of a teacher, your role will be to encourage students to improve their knowledge of the English language and its associated cultures and to use the language on a daily basis. You will leave your home province or territory to work in a rural or suburban area in another province.

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After the interview

After the interview, your provincial/territorial coordinator will let you know whether or not you passed your interview. If you were successful, your file will be forwarded to the coordinator of your host province or territory...

We’re still looking for francophone language assistants!

Although the 2015-16 application deadline has passed, we’re still looking for francophone language assistants. If you’re interested, we invite you to apply. Your name will be placed on a waiting list to be interviewed as...

Testimonials

Participating in the Odyssey program was one of the best decisions I have ever made! Although I was nervous about moving away from my hometown to a new province for the first time, I...

Question / Answer

Language assistants only work with students during the school year, during school hours. The Odyssey program does run in the summer, as schools are closed and students are on vacation. If you wish to travel...

Porter Airlines is proud to offer a travel discount on all available base fares for travel to and from locations for the Explore program.

Questions?

We would be happy to answer your questions about Odyssey. Tell us how to contact you and we’ll be in touch.