Friend to a Refugee

at South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre (view profile)
Location 600-1355 Bank Street
Date Posted Apr 21
Category Interconnected Community
Opportunity Type Volunteer
Subject Area Health and wellbeing
Estimated time (hours) 48
Targeted Skills ESL, cultural competency, outgoing,


Matching Program Volunteer

  • Volunteer matched with newcomer individual or family to assist with settlement in the community
  • Meet once a week and assist with priority needs of refugee (learning English, running errands, learning community resources, participating in community events, etc.)
  • Open, friendly personality with an understanding of different cultures
  • Volunteer(s) meet with newcomer(s) once a week for approximately 2 hours for six months.


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