VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT

Be part of creating a welcoming environment for newcomers to Canada. Contribute your time, share your skills and create meaningful relationships as you develop a stronger social network and gain a deeper appreciation of Calgary’s diverse culture.

Newcomers and more established Canadians are encouraged to participate in creating a welcoming environment for newcomers to Canada.  Consider any of the various volunteer opportunities.

  • Be a mentor

    • to newcomer professionals through the Peer Mentorship program

    • to immigrant youth who wish to make positive changes in their lives

  • Be an English language tutor

  • Provide a variety of office support 

Volunteer Information Session is regularly provided.  Please continue to check our website for updated schedules.

Questions or for more information, contact Elaine Mew

403.539.5854  e.mew@centrefornewcomers.ca

Are you new to Canada and looking for ways to become involved in community activities in Calgary? 
Or are you a lifelong Canadian, interested in volunteering in a multicultural setting?  Volunteer opportunities allow you to be a part of welcoming newcomers to Canada. 



What does the service offer?

  • Workshops on volunteering with the Centre For Newcomers and in Calgary

  • A chance to practice your skills, build relationships and expand your network of contacts

  • Opportunities in English Language tutoring, computer training, organizing activities, providing office support and planning events


How will you benefit?

  • Make new friends from culturally diverse backgrounds

  • Gain experience in cross-cultural communication

  • Use your skills in a multicultural context

  • Have fun, broaden your experience and participate in Calgary-wide community events

  • Discover the many ways you can start making a difference

 

Do you qualify?

  • Newcomers and Canadians should be eligible to work in Canada to volunteer with CFN

  • Willing to offer skills, knowledge and time in working with newcomers

  • Agree to observe the Centre for Newcomers' values, policies, and procedures

The Volunteer Development program receives funding from

the City of Calgary, Family and Community Support Services

The Volunteer Information Session is for anyone who is interested in volunteering with the Centre for Newcomers or in the Calgary community.
 

Information includes:

  • Brief history of the Centre for Newcomers

  • Volunteerism in Canada

  • Volunteer roles at the Centre

  • How to look for volunteer positions in Calgary

Join any session. No registration required. Please bring a copy of your resume.

General Information Sessions

October dates:

Tues, Oct 22 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tues, Oct 29 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

 

Tues, Oct 8 – we will be at the Volunteer Fair happening at Kerby

 

November dates:

Wed, Nov 6 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Tues, Nov 19 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tues, Nov 26 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

 

December dates:

Wed, Dec 4 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Tues, Dec 10 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tues, Dec 17 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Office Hours

Monday to Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm


We are closed on Statutory holidays and long weekends

 

Address

1010, 999 - 36 Street NE

Calgary, AB T2A 7X6
 

(located inside the T & T Pacific Place Mall. -  Please use the northeast entrance off of 36 st, 12 Ave NE. No access from 33 st NE.
 

 

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Phone: 403.569.3325
Email: info@centrefornewcomers.ca