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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Blog

Summer blog

•    If you are a language assistant starting work in September 2015, here is an update:

o    First of all, we encourage you to take advantage of the summer to find a place to...

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...

Testimonials

I had such an amazing experience at Odyssey that I ended up working as an English language assistant twice — once at Cégep de Sainte-Foy in 2006–07 and again at École secondaire de l'Aubier in...

Question / Answer

During the interview, you can mention your preferred location(s), but you cannot specifically choose which location you will be assigned to. While your preferences may be taken into consideration, all assignments are determined by the...

Questions?

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