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About the Position
Position #: 19208
OrganizationCommunity Justice Initiatives
Position: Homework & Recreation Support - New Canadian Youth Connections
Location: The Church of Saint John the Evangelist - 23 Water St N, Kitchener, ON N2H 5A4, Canada
Impact Statement: Supports refugee youth to build positive peer support networks and meaningful relationships with volunteers. This program helps improve their English language skills and helps to build a sense of belonging in the community.
Description: You can become a support, during weekly recreational activity "Rec Night" or during the Homework Program, alongside newcomer refugee youth 12-21 years of age. Meaningful connections can be continued in the form of a support circle or an English conversation circle if desired. The circle supports youth during their first year in Canada and beyond. Math and science skills an asset.
Training Details: Training provided.
Working Conditions: Indoors, at St. John's Church in Kitchener (corner of Water and Duke St). Games could include basketball or volleyball.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Homework program Monday & Wednesday: 4:30pm to 6:30pm.
Recreational nights are every Thursday: 4:30pm to 6:30pm.
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Coaching, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Playing
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Peggy LaFlamme
Phone: 519-744-6549 Ext. 208
Address: 49 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 1G9


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