In memory of Aubrey Ramprasad, dedicated CultureLink volunteer & 25th anniversary volunteer award winner

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Aubrey was a volunteer mentor with CCMP’s mentorship program and helped established the Citizenship circle at Burrows Hall library that started in 2012. He volunteered non-stop for over three years and was travelling every week (rain or shine), from North York to Scarborough to help the newcomers with citizenship education. He was the first to develop and introduce the citizenship …

Outdoors Volunteer Fair at CultureLink

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By Priya Saha CultureLink hosted its first ever Outdoors Volunteer Fair on Tuesday July 12, 2016 at their program center to assist youth looking for volunteer opportunities to help make Toronto a greener city. The fair was organized by Barbora Gomezova and Lynda Young, SWIS Worker and Youth Program Worker aiming to make youth aware of the positive impacts they …

Multicultural Wintegration

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“You moved to Canada two months ago, and you’ve been to Huntsville already! How?”  That was a friend’s reaction when I told her about the trip I made as a volunteer with CultureLink to Arrowhead Provincial Park in Huntsville along with more than 50 Syrians newcomers. In partnership with other Canadian associations, seven Syrian families experienced an exceptional day. From …

Proud to be, A Mentor Summit

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This year’s volunteer appreciation event – Proud to be, A Mentor Summit, held on March 9, 2016 at CultureLink brought together over 30 mentors and guests.  This was an occasion for Mentors to introduce their responsibilities of their role as part of the program, to family and friends by inviting them to join in the festivities and hear the details …