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Are you new to Canada? Interested in learning more about volunteering? Have particular questions to ask? Come to our Information Session for Newcomers to Canada which will focus on teaching you more about what volunteering is, the benefits of volunteering, how to search for volunteer opportunities and answer any questions you have.

When: 19/112015
6:00PM until 7:30PM
Where: Volunteer Toronto Office
344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404
Toronto, Ontario  M5S 3A7
Presenter: Karen Raittinen-DeSario, Community Outreach Volunteer
Contact: Kelly DeVries
416-961-6888 ext 229

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Volunteering as a Newcomer to Canada

Are you hearing suggestions that you should volunteer but aren't sure how to start? Do you want to learn more about the benefits of volunteering? Would you like to feel more settled in Canada or learn English? This information session is for you! 

This one hour interactive session will focus on the who, what, when, where and how of volunteering and showcase how easy and fun volunteering can be! 

 Questions that will be answered include:

  • What is volunteering?
  • How do I find a volunteer position?
  • Why should I volunteer?
  • What are the benefits of volunteering?
  • Will volunteering help me find work?  

The session will be led by Karen Raittinen-DeSario, Community Outreach Volunteer at Volunteer Toronto, and will include stories from newcomers who volunteered while settling into Canada. 

 Date:        Thursday, November 19

Time:        6pm-7:30pm

Please arrive between 5:45pm and 6pm. We will start at 6pm sharp. 

Location: Volunteer Toronto Office

                 344 Bloor Street West, Suite 404

                 2 minutes from Spadina Subway Station

Cost:        Free



Our office is wheelchair accessible and includes an all-gender single stall washroom. If you have a particular accessibility need that requires accommodation please let us know on the registration form. 

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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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