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About the Position
Position #: 18998
OrganizationReception House Waterloo Region
Position: Family Friendship Volunteer - Family Partnership Program
Location: Suite 201 - 675 Queen Street South, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: The Family Partnership Program is a social integration program in which a newcomer family is partnered with a local family/group or individual for one year.
Description: The partnering group/family or individual will be a circle of social support for the new family to help with social integration. Local Canadian's can simply provide social support by practising English, having coffee, sharing a meal, going to the library or playing games with a family once a week.
Training Details: All participants in the Family Partnership program will complete an orientation facilitated by the Coordinator of Volunteer Services, prior to beginning their commitment.
Working Conditions: The home of a newcomer family & out in the community.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: The weekly commitment will be 1 to 4 hours, but there are multiple levels of involvement to which the partnering groups can commit.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Problem Solving
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Tracy Moxon
Phone: 519-743-2113 Ext. 118
Address: 675 Queen Street South Suite 201 Kitchener , N2G 1Y1


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