Community Connections Volunteers
(New Canadians Centre, Peterborough Branch)
|Contact||Anne Elliott, Community Coordinator, New Canadians Centre Peterborough; Phone: 705-743-0882; Fax: 705-743-6219; Email: email@example.com|
|Duties||*Assist with organizing and running social events to welcome newcomers to Canada and to enable them to meet other newcomers and members of the local community. |
* Help newcomers to improve their English language skills and integrate into life in Canada.
* Lead or assist with visits to introduce newcomers to local places of interest including museums, parks, the library and the hospital.
*Assist with activities designed to introduce newcomers to Canadian life and culture.
|More Info Link||www.nccpeterborough.ca|
|Benefits||Opportunity to: |
*Connect with newcomers from many different countries and cultures.
*Share knowledge and enthusiasm for the local area and Canada.
*Gain experience in event organization.
|Clients||Newcomers to Canada|
|Ages||17 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Areas of Interest||Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation|
|Skills/Experience||Interest in other cultures and people. Interest in sharing knowledge. Sensitivity and empathy for others. Familiarity with the community and some of its resources. Other language skills an asset.|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Activities often take place in the evenings or at weekends.|
|Location||Varies - primarily in City of Peterborough|
|Number of Positions||Cobourg: 1 individual(s) ; Kawartha Lakes ; Peterborough: 1 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 1 individual(s) |
3 individual(s) needed in total.
|Liability Insurance||Not Available|
|Start Date||On or after 24 Feb 2015|
|Organization Name||New Canadians Centre, Peterborough Branch|
|Address & Map|
221 Romaine St
Peterborough, ON K9J 2C3