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.

Programme Odyssée - Odyssey Program

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We’re still looking for francophone language assistants!

Although the 2016-17 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...

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

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 may participate in Odyssey for a second time, although priority is given to first-time applicants. Language assistants whose contracts are renewed are usually assigned to a new setting in order to broaden their...

Questions?

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