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About the Position
Position #: 21267
OrganizationYMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo
Position: Leaders & Assistants - Summer Conversation Circles
Location: 800 King St W, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Volunteers make a significant contribution to our organization. They form the heart and soul of the YMCA. As a charitable organization our volunteers are ambassadors, providing us with a unique way to reach our members and participants. Volunteering is more than just sharing your time and passion. It's about giving back to the community where you work and live.
Description: Volunteers will participate in the planning, delivery and evaluation of interactive ESL lessons to newcomer adults, children and youth. Additionally, volunteers will also ensure a neat/orderly and clean program space, assist in the set up/take down of the program area, and partake in team meetings.
Volunteers must have excellent oral and written English skills, experience working with newcomer adults, cultural sensitivity and interest in people from other countries and cultures.
Training Details: July 17th 9:00am-12:00pm (Lead Volunteers Only)
July 18th 9:00am-12:00pm (all)
July 19th 9:00am-12:00pm (all)
Working Conditions: Excellent oral and written English Skills. Previous experience working with newcomers; facilitating group activities; lesson planning; working with children and youth. Must be reliable and commit to the program times
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: July 22– August 22 2019
Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 12:30pm
10 hours per week in class, which does not include prep time.
Special Event End Date: 2019-08-30
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Mentoring / Tutoring, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Plan & Co-ordinate, Manage Meetings & Groups
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Rahma Elmi
Phone: 519-579-9622 Ext. 227
Address: 800 King Street West Kitchener, N2G 1E8


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