Community Connections Volunteer

(Indus Community Services, Oakville Office, Newcomer and Employment Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0883 Last Full Update: 14 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactRiya Roy Chowdhury, Community Connections Coordinator, Indus Community Services; Phone: 9052752369 ext 1233; Email:
DutiesAs an effective mentor, you will provide a newcomer with: 
- Mentorship and guidance 
- Ongoing support to help the newcomer (and family) get started in Canada 
- Gaining an understanding of Canadian cultural norms, social etiquette, and more 
- Learning new life skills 
- Building a social network 
- Learning about community resources and their effective use
More Info Link
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCulture & Heritage ; Customer / Sales Services ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Information & Referral Services ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Newcomer Assistance ; Support Group Facilitation ; Volunteer Coordination ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - Minimum 4 months
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBurlington ; Oakville 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameIndus Community Services, Oakville Office, Newcomer and Employment Services
Office Phone289-295-0765
Address & Map
483 Dundas St W, Unit 209
Oakville, ON L6M 4M2
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