Volunteer Information for PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada
What services does your organization provide? Our mandate is to provide short-term settlement services, and long-term inclusion and community integration programs for new immigrants in the province of Prince Edward Island.
Do you have any age requirements? 18 Years old
Do you require language proficiency other than in English? Yes, any other second language it's always useful
What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer? The commitment is a minimum of 6 months where you will have to meet with a newcomers once a week for about 1-2 hours.
Are there any specific skills and experience required? The only one is to have some kind of cross-cultural experience
What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
Community Inclusion Program Volunteer
EAL Tutor Program Volunteer
Holiday Host Volunteer
Do you provide training for volunteers? Yes, for EAL volunteers is mandatory to take a 16-hours training about cross-cultural understanding and teaching techniques
How will a person benefit from volunteering with PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada? Will create new knowledge and appreciation of: