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Volunteer Scribes Needed - High School and Elementary

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February 23, 2018

Location: Central, East End, West End, South
Grade Level: Elementary, High School

Help students show what they know. Help them write with their voices. 

Many of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board schools will be looking for volunteer scribes to support students with special education needs and English language learners during exams and provincial testing.

- Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (Grade 10) April 10, 2018

- Primary Division and Junior Division (Grade 3/6 EQAO Assessments)

Assessments of Reading, Writing and Mathematics: May 23 to June 4, 2018

- Assessment of Mathematics (second-semester full-year students) (Grade 9): June 5 to June 18, 2018

The following are some of the key roles for the volunteer scribe
Print by hand or type by computer the student’s answers exactly as they are dictated;
Read the dictation back to the student;  
Make any revisions or changes at the student’s request;
Fill in the circles for students’ answers to the multiple choice questions in the assessment booklets.
Fill in the circles for students’ answers to the multiple choice questions in
the assessment booklets.

Requires a time commitment of approximately 2 hours per student.Schools will provide training to all scribes at the school a few days prior to the testing. The testing is usually scheduled between 8:30am - 1:00pm (varies a little from school to school).

Requires a recent Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC).  (Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply on-line).   

All volunteers assist under the supervision of a teacher.  

If you are interested, please register on-line at www.onfe-rope.ca/ovie/application and quote this volunteer opportunity.  Once the screening process is complete and approved, you will be contacted by the school volunteer coordinator to set-up a time for an interview to discuss the details/scheduling.

Thank you for your consideration. 


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Anne Brouillard
Program Coordinator, Ottawa Volunteers in Education
613 366-3085 ext. 255
abrouillard@onfe-rope.ca

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Lee-Ann Scott, CVA
Director, Ottawa Volunteers in Education
613 366-3085 ext. 253
lscott@onfe-rope.ca

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