The Calgary Catholic Immigration Society is a non-profit volunteer organization that provides settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees in southern Alberta. CCIS is committed to ensure new Canadians are welcomed and that they are able to regain and maintain a life of dignity and self-worth.
Immigrants and Refugees
, Family Services
, Employment and Careers
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
1111 - 11 Avenue SW, 5th Floor, Calgary, AB T2R0G5
Volunteer Information for Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
Do you have any age requirements? Requirements vary depending on program, but the minimum age requirement is 15 years old.
Do you require language proficiency other than in English? A second language would be a strong asset but not required.
What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer? Requirements vary depending on program.
Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer? Volunteers need to be able to move around the city, as some opportunities are not located in our offices.
Are there any specific skills and experience required? We have volunteer positions in Administration, Accounting, Interpretation and Community Development. We are looking for individuals who are open-minded and non-judgmental toward clients. Speaking a second language or being professional in certain fields are strong assets.
What type of volunteer positions are typically available? Interpreters, Cross-Cultural Guides, Professional Mentors, Workshop Speakers, Academic Tutors for youth, ESL Teaching Assistants
Do you provide training for volunteers? Yes, we provide training based on the volunteer position.
How will a person benefit from volunteering with Calgary Catholic Immigration Society? Volunteers will be able to assist newcomers to settle and integrate into Canadian society. Volunteers can receive references and acquire experience to enter into the social services profession locally or abroad.