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Summer Program Assistant - Newcomer Youth Leadership Development (NYLD) [ More info ]
NYLD program is a unique leadership-based settlement program for newcomer youth and their families with a focus on integration, settlement, skill-building, volunteerism and community involvement. For more information please visit our website: http://www.ymcagta.org/nyld
- Assist staff in planning, running, and set up/take down of NYLD activities
- Assist with program preparation (e.g. photocopying, planning games and activities, calling participants, etc.)
- Assist with running of weekly activities including supervising outings and ensuring the safety of the youth, planning and facilitating icebreaker and team-building activities and helping with activity set up and post-activity clean up (if needed)
- Assist with special event planning and delivery
YMCA of Greater Toronto, Newcomer Youth Leadership Development, Mississauga
Community Engagement Assistant (Caledon) [ More info ]
This volunteer position is ideal for someone with human resources or job developer skills/background. Marketing and/or new business development skills would also be an asset. Placement students in courses/programs that encompass the duties of this role are also welcome to apply for this volunteer position.
The primary role of this position is to oversee Volunteer MBC's Caledon Centre, which is located at the Albion-Bolton Branch of Caledon Public Library twice a month (the 1st and 3rd Thursday from 2pm to 6pm).
You will successfully match potential volunteers with community agencies, this position will review client information provided in “Volunteer Opportunity Request Forms (VORFs)” and Resumes and, provide referrals to Volunteer MBC member organizations who are requesting volunteer assistance. You will also play an active role in promoting volunteerism to visitors of the library, at the community centre and throughout the community.
Referral Service Related:
- Meet with individuals to promote volunteerism and to demonstrate how to browse our online database to search for volunteer opportunities.
- Review "Volunteer Opportunity Request Forms (VORF)" and Resumes and, conduct research for local volunteer opportunities based on the clients’ skills, strengths, talents, interests, qualifications and objectives. A sample of the VORF is available in our website.
- Provide referrals to clients in accordance with Volunteer MBC established timelines.
Marketing and Outreach Related:
- Explore community outreach opportunities (via phone while on-site) to promote Volunteer MBC at local schools and other key areas.
- Assist Volunteer MBC with prospecting Caledon-based member organizations.
- Explore potential marketing/promotional opportunities in the Caledon community to promote the centre's satellite location (i.e. media relations, community bulletin boards, etc.).
- Assist with the coordination of on-site "volunteer fairs" or opportunities where volunteers could connect directly with member organizations.
Take part in the training and development programs that will be organized for the enhancement of skills required by the role.
Volunteer MBC, Caledon Centre
Incoming and Outgoing Telephone Support Services [ More info ]
Spectra Community Support Services is a non-profit telephone support service providing free, non-judgmental, caring and confidential telephone support services in English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin Portuguese and French for the diverse population of Peel Region
The role of this volunteer opportunity is to actively listen without judgment to people in our community who call in on our Distress Lines or to clients that we call out to in our Seniors Telecheck program or our Reassurance Program
Spectra Community Support Services
Conversation Club Mentor [ More info ]
The Conversation Club is a mentoring program for newcomer youth funded by Citizen and Immigration Canada and offered in partnership with the Peel District School Board, Centre for Education and Training and Meadowvale Library, City of Mississauga and the Mississauga Mandarin Association. This after school program connects newcomer youth (12-18) with volunteer mentors (16-24). Newcomer youth mentees meet with their volunteer mentors in a group setting for one hour each week to practice English conversation and presentation skills, address homework concerns and learn about Canada.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel
LINC Tutor [ More info ]
The LINC tutor will assist students who need additional help, (up to 4 students in a group), outside the regular classroom environment to compliment their success in language learning.
- Aid in the comprehension of LINC curriculum materials including vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, listening, speaking, reading, writing.
- Foster a positive, nurturing and supportive learning relationship with LINC student.
- Ensure confidentiality of all client information.
Caledon Community Services, Volunteer Resources
Eh Café Facilitator [ More info ]
Duties for this volunteer role are as follows:
- Create lesson plans based on student interest and needs.
- Share knowledge and expertise about Canada and Canadian Culture in an informal group setting.
- Share previous experiences, and to listen and support newcomers in relation to cultural barriers that they might be facing in their new country.
- Share knowledge about Canadian culture and learn through group members’ culture and experience.
- Share the obstacles the newcomers face when arriving and settling in a new country and help them identify possible solutions.
- Act as a role model for the group members, demonstrating values of punctuality, dependability and reliability.
- Provide suggestions and resources that will assist newcomers to become fully involved in Caledon and Canadian life.
- Practice conversational English skills in a relaxed atmosphere.
Caledon Community Services, Volunteer Resources
Mentor [ More info ]
To guide job seekers and to inspire them. You (and other retired or established professionals in your network) are welcome any Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to offer insights and knowledge about your sector, job searching in that sector, hiring practices, local employers, do mock interview, resume reviews, share soft skills knowledge, etc. to a group of 5 to 10 job seekers (newcomers, Canadians who have been laid off, youth, etc).
Link Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre and our Job Developer to employers you know.
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre, Employment Ontario Employment Services
Inclass Tutor [ More info ]
Mature volunteer tutors are needed to help out in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) classrooms, working with students one-on-one, and assisting LINC staff with administrative duties as needed. Volunteers must be fluent in English and available on a regular basis.
Malton Neighbourhood Services