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Location:
1107 2 Avenue A North, Lethbridge

Populations Served

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Immigration & Refugee Services
  • Youth

Competencies/Skills

  • Empathy
  • Leadership
  • Networking Abilities
  • Social Skills
  • Teamwork
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Community Connector Individual- or Family-Focus on Stay at Home Caregivers and/or Young Children

  • Flexible HoursFlexible Hours

Individuals or Family match with newcomers to Canada with a focus on stay-at-home caregivers and young children (intake completed online).

Help create a welcoming and inclusive city by volunteering as a community connector with individuals or families who are new to Canada.

Volunteers are matched with a newcomer individual or family. Match meetings can be at home or in the community.

Volunteers are supported by a Community Connections Settlement Practitioner and will have access to resources to share with their matches.

Volunteer Duties

  • Help by:
    • Offering social support and promoting social inclusion.
    • Practicing skills that help with daily activities.
    • Supporting informal language learning by practicing conversation in English.
    • Introducing their matches to people and places in the community.
    • Promoting cross-cultural interactions by talking and learning about each other’s traditions and customs.
    • Exchanging ideas, information, and resources.
  • Assist newcomers to Canada to integrate into the Lethbridge community.
  • Help newcomers adjust to life in Canada through conversation, activities, and socializing.
  • Support stay-at-home caregivers by offering social connection, the chance to practice conversational English, and information about/support in accessing community-based activities for young children and their caregivers.

Requirements

Not specified

Schedule

  • Commit to six (6) months and meet for a minimum of four (4) hours per month (about 1 hour per week)
  • There can be flexibility regarding the duration of the match

Time Commitment

Continuing commitment

Type of Opportunity

Immigrant & Refugee Services

Application Type

Advanced

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