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Volunteering as a Newcomer (North York)

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

FREE

Are you new to Canada and want to learn more about volunteering? This information session will focus on the benefits of becoming a volunteer along with a clear overview of how to get started.

Discover how to search for and apply to volunteer positions, and what to expect along the way!

This 1.5 hour interactive workshop will cover:

The benefits of volunteering
How volunteering is integral to Canadian culture
The types of volunteer roles available and the commitments they require
The best ways to practice English and meet new people while volunteering
How to use Volunteer Toronto’s online search portal
How to apply for volunteer roles and what to expect during screening
How to use and develop skills by volunteering
How to network and gain Canadian references through volunteering
Past participants have said:

“The Volunteering as a Newcomer session really gave me the information I need to be able to find a suitable volunteer position.”
“Thank you for all the information and resources. I now know what I need to do to be able to volunteer.”
“I’m excited to find a volunteer role. Thank you for this presentation.”
Facilitator: Nora, Volunteer Ambassador

Accessibility: This workshop takes place in a wheelchair accessible space.

*Please remember to bring your own pencil or pen.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Please contact:

Dennesha Burke, Non-profit Engagement Assistant
416-961-6888 ext. 221
dburke@volunteertoronto.ca

Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteering-as-a-newcomer-north-york-tickets-88835704985

Organizer

Volunteer Toronto
Phone:
416 961 6888
Website:
416 961 6888

Venue

North York Central Library
5120 Yonge St. Room 101
Toronto, ON M2N 5N9
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Phone:
416-961-6888 ext. 221
Website:
https://www.volunteertoronto.ca/