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Info Session: Volunteer Opportunities in Vancouver South on Sep 11, 2019

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South Vancouver Neighbourhood House

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6470 Victoria Drive

Vancouver, BC V5P 3X7

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This orientation is for you if you are a permanent resident, conventional refugee or a naturalized Canadian citizen looking for pre-employment Canadian experience or volunteer at a community event in Vancouver South. This program is funded in part by the federal government, IRCC.

Over the last seven years, this program has been helping newcomers to gain necessary Canadian experience, to enhance their resumes and professional references. See below for client testimonials:

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I truly feel this program met my expectation and is a big help for me to find my first job in Canada because the company called [my supervisor] for reference. Thank you for giving me a chance to build up local working experience.

SC

Full time employed receptionist in Vancouver

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This program is a great way for immigrants to get experience in Canada and practice their communication skills… it would [was helpful to receive] feedback about Canadian culture on how to dress appropriately for work and watching their tone of vice when communicating.

VL

Office volunteer

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[I have] gained more working experience in Early Childhood Educator (ECE) field. Learn more about pre-school setting and the teaching environment… staff are helpful and nice here. I have valuable experience in the past months.

ES

Full time employed ECE teacher in Vancouver

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I would recommend this volunteering program to others because everybody could get to explore and experience the fields before entering and choosing their major or field of study.

KH

Volunteered for 2 programs to explore career options

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Staff really took the time to get to know me and put me forward for volunteering at my placement that suited my skills and personality... helping me to find the right position and identified the key criteria I was looking to get my first Canadian experince.

RR

Office Volunteer

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In this orientation session, you will learn:

  1. What Labour Market Volunteer Placement program is.about.

  2. How it will help you to find volunteer experience that fits your schedule.

  3. The eligibilities to participate in this program.

  4. Previous participants' experiences and how you may do the same.

Unpaid volunteer work settings:

Ø Language Support Volunteer Service

Ø Front Desk Reception

Ø Homework Club at J.O. High School

Ø Preschool & Out of School Care

Ø Senior Programs:

Ø Adult Day Care Programs

Ø Friendly Visiting program (Better @ Home)

Ø Volunteer Driver program (Better @ Home)

Ø Information and Referral

Ø Community Events Opportunities

Ø Many More...

This is a free service, funded by IRCC, with prior given to Permanent Residents. Seats are limited, please register with Eric: eric.lau@southvan.org or call 604-324-6212.

Please bring your PR card, immigration document and/or photo id card for admission.

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South Vancouver Neighbourhood House

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6470 Victoria Drive

Vancouver, BC V5P 3X7

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