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.

Odyssey (by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador)

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Language assistants, we have good news for you!

1.    You may have heard the exciting news already, but if not, it’s worth repeating – you got a raise! The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada is pleased to announce a salary increase to...

A new application process!

We are excited to announce that we’ve streamlined and digitized the application process for the Odyssey program. We’ve made it easier and faster for you to send in your application!

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Testimonials

Dear CMEC, My name is Derek Cassidy. I am a monitor at École St-Noël in Thetford Mines. I know it’s obvious what the impact of Odyssey is on schools and communities, but I would like to...

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.