Volunteer Opportunity at LFS
January 11, 2018
Volunteers Needed - Sign Up Today
At Lethbridge Family Services (LFS), we depend on volunteers to enhance our services to newcomers. With your help, newcomers can take steps to successfully adapt and integrate into Canadian society. Volunteering is also a great way for you to gain experience, network, and gain a reference for future job applications.
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (CVVP)
Everyone appreciates some friendly support, especially when moving to a new country. The CCVP introduces newcomers to local volunteers and many exciting opportunities.
Volunteers familiar with Lethbridge help newcomers learn about community resources and how to use them, practice English language skills, and feel more comfortable participating in local events and activities. At the same time, volunteers learn about new cultures, other lands, and different languages, they make new friends and they strengthen community life.
Activities may include:
Attend an English conversation circle;
Attend potluck dinners and other social activities;
Walks in the neighbourhood; going out for coffee;
Visits to libraries and communities centres;
Use public transportation;
Visit local attractions; or
Provide a list of free local attractions.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS WHO ARE:
Rooted in Canadian society and knowledgeable about its culture and values
Complete a Criminal Record check
Commit a minimum of 4 hours per month for six months
Open to learning about other cultures and helping newcomers learn about Canada
Has been living in Canada for 2 years or more
: Continuous intake throughout the year
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact our Community Connections team:
Tel: (403) 320-1589 ext. 3228
Alternatively, stop in at our office located at 1107 - 2 Ave A North, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1H 0E6