Newcomer Support

How is Waterloo Region Supporting the Afghan Resettlement?

Reception House Waterloo Region provides primary resettlement support for all government assisted refugees in Waterloo Region: Temporary residence, orientation, needs assessment, employment support, social integration programs, youth services and more. Many other settlement and community services will also provide support such as Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre (KWMC) and YMCA Immigrant Services.

Support Afghanistan Refugees 

Reception House programs and initiatives:

Volunteer opportunities to assist with these programs will be developed as needs arise.  The following training links will help you to prepare to support refugees in our community: 

Exisiting Volunteer opportunities that will strengthen resouces for refugees as they settle in our Region can be found on our Volunteer Search page under Newcomer Supports. Check back often as positions are updated daily.



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Newcomer Support
Program/Special Event
Volunteer Tutor High School Tutoring - Region wide Carizon Family and Community Services
Welcome Translator Women Only Swim City of Kitchener
ESL Tutor for Ukrainian Students Free Virtual Tutoring Program HomeworkHub
Program Facilitator English Conversation Circle-Summer YMCA of Three Rivers
Customer Service YW Thrift Boutique YW Kitchener-Waterloo
Hamper Packing Volunteer Emergency Food Hamper Program House of Friendship
Board Members Financial Expertise Neighbourhood Association Kitchener: Highland-Stirling
Arts and Crafts Leader Family Art Express Muslim Social Services Waterloo Region
Facilitator Citizenship Support YMCA of Three Rivers
Virtual Tutor Newcomer Homework Support Program Frontier College
Virtual Tutor - Spring session Flexible Online Program Frontier College
Volunteer Language Interpreter Spanish / English COMPASS Refugee Centre
Virtual Reading Buddy Waterloo Public Library Frontier College
Translator Survey Support Food4Kids Waterloo Region
Fundraising Volunteer   Food4Kids Waterloo Region
Program Assistant   Muslim Social Services Waterloo Region
Administrative Assistant Office support Muslim Social Services Waterloo Region
Social Media Assistant   Muslim Social Services Waterloo Region
French Tutor   HomeworkHub
Manager of Client Services Leadership Volunteer Kind Minds Family Wellness
English Tutor Conversational English Program Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre
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