Tutor Activity


Melbourne AMEP Volunteer Tutor Scheme runs an active volunteer program to support AMEP students to learn English with a one-on-one tutor.

Our volunteers are vital to helping new Melbourne AMEP students settle into their new communities.

More information on volunteering is provided below.

If you would like to volunteer with Melbourne AMEP, register your details by clicking the Volunteer button:


Volunteer tutors help eligible adult migrants and refugees learn English and about life in Australia.

Training and support is provided for volunteers.

As a volunteer tutor you will:

  • Help new Australians learn English and settle into the Australian community
  • Meet new people from a wide range of backgrounds:
    students and other staff members
  • Develop new interpersonal skills
  • Learn about other languages and cultures
  • Become part of a dynamic and committed volunteer team

What is required?

To be a volunteer tutor, you need to be able to:

  • speak and write English well
  • relate to people from different cultural backgrounds
  • empathise with people facing the task of settling in a new country
  • commit one or two hours per week
  • be willing to undertake a Police Check and a
    Working with Children Check
You don’t need to speak another language or be a teacher.

Melbourne AMEP will provide you with:

  • a training course that includes practical ideas
    to help with your home tutoring
  • access to a variety of useful home tutoring resources
  • ongoing advice and support from professional staff
  • regular skills development workshops and informal get-togethers.
Volunteer Training
for the latest information session times, please click here
For the latest training timetable, please click here.

Volunteer training is conducted at the beginning of each term.
Training runs for a period 15 hours, and can be delivered over 2, 3 or 6 sessions. There is also an option to do half the course online followed by a full Saturday.

On completion, each volunteer will be matched with a student, based on profiles, to help ensure volunteer and student have common interests and can forge a fulfilling learning relationship.

To register your interest in training with Melbourne AMEP please click the above button or follow through to the registration form here.

Volunteer newsletter

Volunteer newsletter

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Whether you’re new to Melbourne AMEP or interested in joining – we would love to inform you on the news and up-coming events we have coming up.