CultureLink provides opportunities for individuals, particularly newcomers to Canada, to learn, practice, and utilize their newfound skills and knowledge. Volunteering is one way to obtain valuable local experience, often requested by employers. Volunteering is also an excellent way to gain valuable new references while building social and professional networks and connections in the community.
The following opportunities are currently available:
Volunteers also play a crucial role in governing CultureLink by serving on our Board of Directors and various committees of the board.
To apply for the positions above:
- Send the Community Volunteer Application Form, resume, and cover letter to Claudia Rivera, Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Once we receive the application, an interview will be scheduled with the potential supervisor.
- If the application is accepted, the applicant will sign the confidentially agreement and will submit all required documents.
- An on-boarding session will be scheduled with the candidate and the Volunteer Coordinator to provide orientation on Volunteer and other relevant policies, Agency Overview, Health and Safety procedures, and agency tour.
Volunteer Mentors (Need Qualified Volunteers Throughout the Year)
Culturelink’s Community Connections Mentorship Program provides a variety of mentoring opportunities to foster your leadership qualities. Please call 416-588-6288, ext. 210, to inquire.
Additionally, newcomers who would like to obtain their first Canadian work experience can apply for volunteer opportunities with the New Canadian Experience initiative where newcomers are engaged in meaningful volunteer activities and at the same time, receive support from a dedicated volunteer mentor within volunteer programs.
Check back often to learn about other upcoming opportunities. Volunteers can contribute to CultureLink in many other areas, such as assisting with special events like the CultureLink Annual Picnic, holiday celebrations, and cultural festivals. Volunteers provide interpretation and translation for the Roma Program (Hungarian and Czech) and for the Newcomer Seniors Centre (Chinese, Polish, and Spanish). With the Library Settlement Partnership, volunteers facilitate English Conversation Circles.
For more information, please contact Claudia Rivera, Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com