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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We’re still looking for language assistants!

Although the 2017-18 application deadline has passed, we’re still looking for francophone and anglophone language assistants. If you’re interested, we invite you to apply. Your name will be placed on a waiting list to be...

Testimonials

Hello, present and future language assistants!  Wow — I just came across this site while I was thinking about the good old days when I was an English language assistant at l’École secondaire Barthélemy-Joliette in Joliette...

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Language assistants only work with students during the school year, during school hours. The Odyssey program does not run in the summer, as schools are closed and students are on vacation. If you wish to...

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