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Are you new to Canada and want to learn more about volunteering? This information session will focus on the benefits of becoming a volunteer along with a clear overview of how to get started. Discover how to search for and apply to volunteer positions, and what to expect along the way!

When: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: North York Central Library, Room 1
5120 Yonge St.
North York, Ontario  M2N 5N9
Contact: Olivia Sonnenberg
416-961-6888 x 224

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This 1.5 hour interactive workshop will cover:

  • An overview of Volunteer Toronto's programs and services
  • The benefits of volunteering
  • How to find a volunteer position
  • Time commitments for volunteer roles in Toronto
  • How volunteering highlights Canadian culture
  • Best volunteer opportunities to practice English and meet new people
  • How to effectively use Volunteer Toronto's online search portal
  • How to gain and harness skills from volunteering 
  • How to network and gain Canadian references
  • How to highlight volunteering on your resume

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Location: North York Central Library

5120 Yonge St, North York, ON. M2N 5N9

Facilitator: Nora, Volunteer Toronto Volunteer Ambassador

Cost: Free

This workshop takes place in a wheelchair accessible space.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Past participants have said:

  • "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."

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