Event: Info Session for Volunteer Opportunities in Vancouver South

Aug 14

This orientation is for you if you are a permanent resident, conventional refugee or a naturalized Canadian citizen looking for pre-employment Canadian experience or volunteer at a community event in Vancouver South.  This program is funded in part by the federal government, IRCC. 

Over the last seven years, this program has been helping newcomers to gain necessary Canadian experience to enhance their resumes and professional references.  See below for client testimonials:


I truly feel this program met my expectation and is a big help for me to find my first job in Canada because the company called [my supervisor] for reference.  Thank you for giving me a chance to build up local working experience.


Full time employed receptionist in Vancouver


This program is a great way for immigrants to get experience in Canada and practice their communication skills… it would [was helpful to receive] feedback about Canadian culture on how to dress appropriately for work and watching their tone of vice when communicating.


Internationally Trained Accountant


I would recommend this volunteering program to others because everybody cold get to explore and experience the fields before entering and choosing their major or field of study.


Volunteered for 2 programs to explore career options


In this orientation session, you will learn:

  1. What Labour Market Volunteer Placement program is.about.

  2. How it will help you to find volunteer experience that fits your schedule.

  3. The eligibilities to participate in this program.

  4. Previous participants' experiences and how you may do the same.

Unpaid volunteer work settings:

Ø Language Support Volunteer Service

Ø Front Desk Reception

Ø Homework Club at J.O. High School

Ø Preschool & Out of School Care

Ø Senior Programs:

Ø Adult Day Care Programs

    Ø Friendly Visiting program (Better @ Home)

    Ø Volunteer Driver program (Better @ Home)

    Ø Information and Referral

Ø Community Events Opportunties

Ø Many More...

Questions? eric.lau@southvan.org / 604-324-6212

Registration Link:

Organization Name:South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Event Type:Employment
Start Date:2019-08-14 13:00
End Date:2019-08-14 15:00
Entry Fee:Free
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC
British Columbia

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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.

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

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Phone: 604-270-0077
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