Current Volunteer Opportunities

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Only candidates who meet the position requirements will be invited to attend an interview. If you have been selected for an interview, you will be contacted within 5 business days of submitting your application.

 Translator and Interpreter

Duties and Responsibilities

Translate documents into English
Verify accuracy of translated documents
Provide oral (spoken) interpretation in various environments

Qualifications and Skills

Fluency (speaking, listening, reading and writing) in the non-English language
Fluent in English (speaking, listening, reading and writing) with minimum English CLB of 8 or equivalent
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Good time management and organization skills
Previous interpreting and translation experience an asset

Availability

Weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

One-to-One English Tutor

Duties and Responsibilities

Help newcomers develop their English language skills
Prepare materials and topics of discussion for each meeting
Provide clients with feedback on their progress

Qualifications and Skills

Fluent in English with minimum CLB of 8 or equivalent
Ability to instruct and offer guidance
EAL/ESL (English as an Additional/Second Language) or other previous teaching experience an asset
Desire to help newcomers learn English
Ability to work with individuals from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong time management and organization skills
Patience

Location and Time Commitment

1.5 hours per week
Minimum three-month commitment required
One meeting per week minimum
Tutors and clients meet at the Immigrant Centre. Tutors may be permitted to meet off-site with their client, if they are willing to pay for and submit a Criminal Record Certificate.  Off-site meetings must take place in a public location (e.g. book store, library etc.)

If you meet the position requirements and are 18 years or older click here to apply. Please indicate on the application how you meet the position requirements.