Newcomer Relief Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Newcomers Employment and Education Development Services (N.E.E.D.S.) Inc.
Address: 251-A Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3B 1N8
Website: http://www.needsinc.ca
Organizational Description: The Needs Centre provides accessible services and support to immigrant and refugee children and youth, and their families. Our goal is to enhance their integration into Canadian society by providing youth with employment, education and social recreation programs supported by psycho-social educators.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4808
   
Description of Duties:

NEEDS Centre is currently looking for volunteers to support newcomer-serving organizations and ethnocultural communities. Areas of volunteer support include translation, interpretation, transportation, youth programming and more.

Newcomer Relief Volunteers will be referred to organizations based on the needs of those organizations and the areas of interest indicated by the volunteer.

   
Skills Required:

Responsible, reliable, patient, open-minded, must be a positive role model (no criminal record or current gang activity). Other skills may be required depending on organizational needs and volunteer roles available.

   
Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Work with newcomers in Winnipeg, gain leadership and communication skills. Learn about issues facing immigrants and refugees.

   
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Daytime
Evening
Weekend

Open, depending on organizational needs and volunteer roles available.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Speaks another language (other than French or English): (Ukrainian, Kinyarwanda, Swahili, Arabic, Tigrinya, etc.)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: hubvolunteering@needsinc.ca
Phone: 204-940-1264
Online: needsinc.ca/newcomerrelief/
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2024
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