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.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2019

Programme Odyssée - Odyssey Program

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45th anniversary

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Odyssey program! Formerly known as the Official-Languages Monitor Program (OLMP), the Odyssey program was established in 1973, to promote Canada’s two official languages and the cultures they...

We’re still looking for language assistants!

Although the 2018 -19 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...

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...

Question / Answer

Odyssey may be considered an internship. Some people who completed the Odyssey program have been able to use their experience to gain credits in certain circumstances, but the decision to grant credit is up to...

Questions?

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