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Volunteer Youth Room and Administrative Assistant – Vancouver

Location: Welcome Center at 2610 Victoria Drive

Duties: Assist with daily operations of the youth room, assist with research- external youth programming and initiatives, create list of community youth partners, assist with program activities and events

Skills: Strong communication, online research and organizational skills, proficiency in MS office (word and excel), ability to work and build rapport with newcomer youth clients

Commitment:  Once or twice a  week  from July, 2017  to September 2017

Days and time: Thursdays and Fridays: 2 pm to 6:30 pm shifts, Saturdays 11 am to 2 pm shifts

Criminal Record Check required

Contact: volunteer@issbc.org


Settlement Mentor – Langley

Location: Langley Office – #204 – 20621 Logan Avenue

Duties:

  • Meet once per week for a 6 – 12 month period with a newcomer.
  • Welcome newcomers to Canada and connect them to their community.
  • Be a resource person who assists newcomers to learn about different aspects of life in Canada.
  • Be an explorer who is interested in learning about newcomers’ culture and language.
  • Be a friend who provides friendship and support to newcomers.
  • Be an initiator who takes the lead to develop a connection with the newcomer and maintains contact each week.

Skills:

  • Willingness to learn and appreciate the cultural practices of others
  • Desire to help others
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Knowledge of services and resources available in Langley

Commitment: 3 hours a week for 6 – 12 months

Dates: Continuous intake throughout the year

Contact: Ana-Marie
604.510.5136
ana-marie.panczel@issbc.org


Canadian citizens and immigrants are eligible to become ISSofBC volunteers. You must be willing to commit to a minimum of three months. Due to the nature of working with ISSofBC clients, a valid criminal record check for vulnerable populations will be required prior to volunteering. In addition, all applicants must attend an orientation session and additional training as needed. We ask for applicant’s patience as these strict selection criteria and processes can take time to complete.