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Volunteering As a Newcomer (Downtown - September 27)
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Volunteering is a way to help you gain skills and experience for the job market. It also allows you to try out new things, network with people and have fun! Be part of the community and learn the Canadian culture.This 1.5 hour interactive session will focus on the who, what, when, where and how of volunteering . Thursday, September 27 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM.

 Export to Your Calendar 2018-09-27 to 2018-10-03
When: Thursday, September 27, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Volunteer Toronto, Board Room
344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404, Toronto, ON, M5S 3A7
Toronto, Ontario  M5S 3A7
Contact: Venus Pak
4169616888 x 224

Online registration is available until: 2018-09-27
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This 1.5 hour interactive workshop will cover:

  • How do I find a volunteer position?
  • What is the time commitment?
  • How to learn more about the Canadian culture
  • Places to learn English and to make friends
  • How to use Volunteer Toronto's website?
  • How can I gain skills from a volunteer opportunity?
  • What are the benefits of volunteering?
  • How to network and get references.
  • How do I highlight volunteering on my resume?

The session will be led by Venus Pak, Community Engagement Assistant at Volunteer Toronto, who has volunteer experience that she will share with the audience.


Date: Thursday, September 27 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM.

Location: Volunteer Toronto Office, Board room

               344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404, Toronto, ON M5S 3A7

                Near Spadina Station.

Cost: Free

This workshop is taking place in a wheelchair accessible space with access to the washroom. We look forward to seeing you there!


Past participants have said:

  • " Venus is a great presenter. She was enthusiastic and I like that she shared her own experience."
  • "The "Volunteering As a Newcomer"  session really gave me the information I need to be able to find a suitable volunteer position."
  • "Thank you for all the information and resources. I now know what I need to do to be able to volunteer."
  • "I'm excited to find a volunteer role. Thank you for this presentation."
  • "If volunteering is as fun as this session, I'm in!"

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Volunteer Toronto Office

344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404
Toronto, ON
M5S 3A7

T. 416-961-6888
F. 416.961.6859

Open To The Public



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