Become an Academic Mentor

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Strong academic mentorship helps children and youth develop the confidence, self-esteem and skills they need to be successful in school and in life.

Why become an Academic Mentor?

Of the two kinds of Academic Mentor programs, see which one fits your skills and interest best.



  • As an academic mentor to a student in elementary school or high school you will provide social, emotional and learning support in one of our after school programs.

  • Be an academic mentor by providing one-on-one support to a student requiring assistance in a specific subject. Matches are made based on your interests and skills.


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About Ometz

About Ometz

For over 160 years, Ometz has been serving the needs of the Jewish community of Montreal. Beginning as three separate agencies, Jewish Employment Montreal (JEM), Jewish Family Services (JFS) and Jewish Immigration Aid Services (JIAS) joined together in 2008 to form the organization that we now know as Ometz. Ometz is the Hebrew word for courage and is a reflection of the courage of those who seek our support in transforming their lives.

Today, reaching more than 12,000 people annually, we provide intervention, prevention, support services and programs to enhance our clients’ quality of life. Our mission is to deliver accessible, confidential, personalized and culturally sensitive services based on Jewish values. Our staff members are responsive, compassionate, engaged, inspiring—and sensitive to the cultural and language needs of our diverse community.