Event: Library Champions - New Immigrants Helping Other New Immigrants
Are you a new immigrant looking for:
Canadian volunteer work experience?
Better communication skills?
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
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|
|Location:||Vancouver Oakridge Public Library|
650 W. 41st Avenue
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.
Images of CANN services provided to new immigrants, including government-assisted and privately-sponsored refugees, at Vancouver International Airport.
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