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Location:
1107 2 Avenue A North, Lethbridge

Populations Served

  • Adults
  • Immigration & Refugee Services

Competencies/Skills

  • Empathy
  • Leadership
  • Networking Abilities
  • Social Skills
  • Teamwork
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Men’s and Women’s Conversation Circle Partner

Help create a more welcoming and inclusive city by volunteering as a Conversation Circle Partner and engage with newcomers to Canada.

Help newcomers adjust to life in Canada by practicing basic conversational English needed to participate in community life, and by socializing and sharing information about resources, community, and culture.

Volunteer Duties

  • Help by:
    • Offering social support.
    • Promoting social inclusion and alleviating isolation and loneliness.
    • Supporting informal language learning by practicing conversation in English.
    • Practicing with language that is useful for daily activities.
    • Promoting cross-cultural interactions by talking and learning about each other’s traditions and customs.
    • Exchanging ideas, information, and resources.
  • Promote community inclusion by offering social connection and the chance to practice conversational English.

Requirements

Not specified

Schedule

  • Women’s Conversation Circle – Fridays (3pm-5pm)
  • Men’s Conversation Circle – Saturdays (10am-12pm)

Time Commitment

Continuing commitment

Type of Opportunity

Community Engagement,Immigrant & Refugee Services

Application Type

Advanced

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