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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Registration is now open!

The registration period has begun. This means that between now and February 28, 2017, you may submit an application to the Odyssey program either by:

• clicking on the “Sign up/Sign in”...

We’re still looking for language assistants!

Although the 2016-17 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 be...

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 only work with students during the school year, during school hours. The Odyssey program does run in the summer, as schools are closed and students are on vacation. If you wish to travel...

Questions?

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