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English Conversation Circle Facilitators - Agincourt Library


  • WHERE
    Scarborough, Toronto, ON

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DESCRIPTION

WoodGreen is one of the largest social service agencies in Toronto. A founding United Way of Toronto member agency, WoodGreen has grown to span 25 locations and serves 37,000 people each year. Our Community Connections Program is currently seeking Facilitators for our English Conversation Circles (ECC) at Agincourt Library which will be taking place every Monday starting September 9th from 6pm to 7:30pm. Facilitators will lead a small group of newcomers to practice conversational English in an informal setting on various topics such as Canadian culture and employment.

 

Additional Information

  

Volunteer Orientation Session will be held at 815 Danforth Avenue (Danforth Avenue & Pape Avenue, 3rd floor * Group Facilitation Training will be provided on site at the Agincourt Library before the start date of the session. 

Required language

English

Transportation

Close to bus or streetcar stop.

 

Minimum age

25

Minimum hours per week

2 hours

 

Task requirements

Responsibilities: i) Plan and lead a small English conversation group for newcomers ii) Engage and encourage participants in speaking in English and create a welcoming environment iii) Prepare topics to widen participants? knowledge of Canadian cultures and community resources iv) Submit attendance and hours tracking sheet to program staff monthly v) Attend volunteer trainings when required Volunteer Requirements ? Good command of the English language and understanding of Canadian Culture ? Patient and interested in working with people from diverse backgrounds ? Good communication skills, friendly, and non-judgmental ? Dependable, self-motivated, ability to facilitate under minimal supervision Commitment ? 1.5 hours a week for a minimum of four months.

 

Accessibility

Building is accessible

How to Apply/ Contact

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with our program, please send your resume to ccvolunteer@woodgreen.org

For further information, please contact Irum, Community Connections Volunteer Coordinator at 416-645-6000 ext. 2341 

Please Note: All Volunteers must attend an Orientation Session and pass a Police Reference Check.

Who You'll be Assisting

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WoodGreen Community Services

WoodGreen Community Services is one of the largest social service agencies in Toronto. A founding United Way of Toronto member agency, WoodGreen has grown to span 36 locations and serves 37,000 people each year.


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