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If you are interested in volunteering with the ANC, please fill out an Application Form here and email it to email@example.com.
Family Mentorship Program: The Family Mentorship Program involves being matched with a family that you visit once a week to offer the following support:
- Assistance with settlement issues (e.g., reading mail, paying bills, etc.)
- Helping families explore the community or participate in social events
Time commitment: 2 hours/week x 4 months
ESL Volunteer Tutor Program: The ESL Volunteer Tutor Program involves being matched with an adult or child/youth that you will visit once a week to provide basic ESL instruction. Younger students may also require assistance with homework and/or school assignments.
After-school Program: The After-school Program is offered at various elementary schools in the St. John's area. This program offers homework support to newcomer children in a group environment, as well as the opportunity to participate in a variety of recreational and social activities. Volunteers assist by:
- Helping participants with homework, assignments, and projects
- Participating in group activities
- Assisting with the set-up and clean-up of events
Time commitment: 1.5 hours/week x 4 months
ESL Conversation Circle Program: The ESL Conversation Circle Program is delivered at the ANC’s ESL Training Centre on Mondays from 1-2 PM. The program provides adult ESL learners with the opportunity to converse with native English speakers on a variety of topics in a friendly, relaxed environment. Volunteers assist by:
- Facilitating a conversation with 1 - 3 students
- Asking questions and sharing information
- Assisting students with vocabulary and pronunciation
Time commitment: N/A
Special Events/Activities: Throughout the year, the ANC recruits volunteers for special events and activities including:
- Assisting at the Donation Centre
- Public Health Clinics
- Women's/Men's/Youth Groups
For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at:
T: (709) 722-9680
The Association for New Canadians is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to the provision of settlement and integration services for immigrants and refugees to Canada. For over 30 years, the Association for New Canadians has provided settlement assistance as well as programs and services to support all aspects of newcomer integration.
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Phone: (709) 722-9680
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