Current Volunteer Opportunities

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Conversation Group Facilitator
substitute facilitator positions as needed from April 18 – June 17 

Duties and Responsibilities
Facilitating an English conversation group class for newcomers.

Qualifications and Skills
Desire to help immigrants learn English
Must be fluent in English
Ability to instruct and offer guidance
EAL/ESL (English as an Additional/Second Language) or other previous teaching experience preferred
Ability to work with individuals from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds
Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Must have strong time management and organization skills
Patience

Commitment required
Minimum three-month commitment
2 hours weekly
Classes take place at the Immigrant Centre

 

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
Reliable
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 immigrants learn English
Ability to work with individuals from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong time management and organization skills
Reliable
Patient

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.

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.