Volunteer With Newcomers

Are you interested in volunteering directly with newcomers? Do you want to help newcomers learn to access services and connect with our community? Volunteering with Immigrant Services is a fulfilling way to give back to the community.

Volunteers are matched with newcomers and newcomer families to offer one-on-one support with everything from learning how to go to the bank and the grocery store to offering peer support and guidance around applying to jobs and going to school.

Matching activities have been shown to support the two-way street of integration by fostering intercultural awareness and acceptance, and supporting volunteer to better understand the contributions of immigrants and the challenges they face in Canada. 


Volunteer match activities
Personal exchanges based on needs, interests and hobbies, including:

Informal language learning to practice and improve English and French skills, including:

To volunteer as a match you must

To become a volunteer, please complete a New Volunteer Application form and  email to nmangal@lfsfamily.ca or fax to 403-317-7654.

 A staff member will contact you to complete the application process and initiate your orientation. 

 

 

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