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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 1 year or more
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
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Contact Peggy LaFlamme
Phone 519-744-6549 Ext. 208
Address 49 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 1G9


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