English Conversation Circle Facilitator

Opportunity ID: 589

Organization Details
Organization Name: A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
Address: 200-280 Smith Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1K2
Website: www.aosupportservices.ca
Organizational Description: Since 1957, A & O: Support Services for Older Adults has been providing specialized social services to older adults. Our programs fall under 3 pillars of service: Safety & Security, Social Engagement and Counselling. Last year, we helped over 27,000 older Manitobans.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: A & O Entry Program for Older Adult Immigrants requires culturally sensitive volunteers, who enjoy working with older adults to facilitate conversation circles for English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners. Duties will include utilizing available resource kits to initiate and stimulate conversations within small groups of 12-15 people.
Skills Required: Strong leadership skills and experience in group work with excellent communication skills is a requirement.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Group facilitation skills
Leaderships skills
EAL teacher
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
2 Hours per week for 10 weeks
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: mkeelan@ageopportunity.mb.ca
Phone: 204-956-6440
Closing Date: Dec 1, 2019
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