Volunteer Services

The Immigrant Centre depends on volunteers to enhance its services to newcomers. Here is a list of some of the ways volunteers are involved at the Immigrant Centre. Please note that even though a volunteer position is listed, there may not be current openings for that position.

  • One-to-One Citizenship Tutor – 1.5 hour weekly commitment, helping a permanent resident prepare for the citizenship test.
  • One-to-One English Tutor – 1.5 hour weekly commitment, helping newcomers develop their English language skills

 

Current Opportunities

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
Desire to help immigrants learn English
Sound knowledge and understanding of both written and oral English
Ability to instruct and offer guidance
EAL/ESL (English as an Additional/Second Language) or other previous teaching experience an asset
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
Reliability
Patience

Commitment required
Flexible schedule with sessions lasting 1.5 hours
Minimum three-month commitment
One meeting per week minimum
Client and volunteer meet at the Immigrant Centre

If you meet the position requirements and are 18 years or older click here to apply.

Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum 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.

Volunteer Feedback

Have you volunteered at the Immigrant Centre? Are you currently volunteering at the Immigrant Centre?  Please click here to fill in the anonymous Volunteer Feedback Form.

Meet our Stars!

Every month, we profile one of our many talented and dedicated volunteers.  You can see read about our featured volunteers on our Volunteer of the Month page.