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Position # 4010
OrganizationImmigrant Services Guelph-Wellington
Position 1 on 1 Conversation Practice Partner
Location Guelph
Impact Statement Help a newcomer practice English
Description • Encourage the conversation partner to speak and practice English through informal conversation
• Initiate conversations based on appropriate topics
• Demonstrate active listening during meetings with conversation partner
• Explain unfamiliar concepts and words when needed
• Maintain a warm and welcoming environment where the conversation partner is treated with dignity and respect
• Regularly and consistently track meetings, including date, time, duration, meeting platform and content of meeting using the hours tracking software
• Plan meetings and gather resources to support the conversation partner’s language needs
• Communicate any concerns or challenges to the program coordinator
Required Information Police Check: Required
Training Details Orientation ; Volunteers must complete an application form and meet with the (Employment and Volunteer Coordinator) EVC for an interview and orientation prior to being matched.
Minimum Duration 6 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail Timing is flexible and is arranged on a mutually convenient basis, according to the volunteer and participant's convenience.
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Newcomer Support
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Contact Sarita Ghanghas
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