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About the Position
Position # 1670
OrganizationYMCA Centre for Immigrant programs
Position Volunteer YMCA Canada Connects - YMCA Canada Connects
Location In person or online
Impact Statement You can make a difference by supporting newcomers' integration in the community!
Description YMCA Canada Connects supports newcomers to become integrated into Canadian life by matching them with YMCA Volunteers. The YMCA Canada Connects Program focuses on intercultural learning and fostering meaningful relationships in the community.
Volunteers are matched with a newcomer family or individual according to their interest.
Volunteers support newcomers learning services, resources and opportunities in their communities.
Volunteers provide opportunities for newcomers to practice language skills in English through informal conversations.
Volunteers offer informal orientation for newcomers on basic daily skills and activities (banking, schools, recreation, etc.)
Volunteers offer orientation for newcomers on Canadian workplace culture, work experiences and professional networks.
Matches exchange and learn about each other cultural traditions, food, customs and ideas.
Matches can share family activities, interests and hobbies.
Matches can be individual or family
Training Details Volunteer orientation
Child protection Orientation
Working Conditions Flexible options
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail 2 hours per week at a time and day set up in agreement with the client
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Newcomer Support
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Motivate Others, Empathy
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Contact Sylvia Calatayud
Phone 902 457 6882
Address 7071 Bayers Rd Halifax, B3L 2C2
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