Event: Library Champions - New Immigrants Helping Other New Immigrants

Apr 15

Are you a new immigrant looking for:
• Canadian volunteer work experience?
• Better communication skills?
• More confidence?
• New friends?
• A better understanding of your community?

The Library Champions Project offers all of these things and much more! To be a Library Champion, you must:
• Want to volunteer
• Love libraries and helping other people
• Be 19 years or older
• Be a permanent resident but NOT yet a Canadian Citizen

Information Session

Vancouver Oakridge Public Library
191 - 650 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Date: Monday, April 15, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Organization Name:Vancouver Public Library
Event Type:Newcomers Orientation
Start Date:2019-04-15 18:00
End Date:2019-04-15 19:30
Entry Fee:Free
Vancouver Oakridge Public Library
650 W. 41st Avenue
British Columbia

Refugee figures at a glance

As of June 2018, there are 25.4 million refugees around the world according to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) statistic. Over half of the refugees are under the age of 18 and 57% of the world refugees came from following three countries: Syria, Afghanistan and South Sudan.

Photo Gallery

Images of CANN services provided to new immigrants, including government-assisted and privately-sponsored refugees, at Vancouver International Airport.

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