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About the Position
Position #: 18948
OrganizationReception House Waterloo Region
Position: Program Assistant - Refugee Children's Programs
Location: 101 David St, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Reception House Waterloo Region is a community based organization which provides a warm welcome, programs and services to government assisted refugees (GARs) who settle in Waterloo Region. These programs and services are aimed at assisting refugees in settlement/integration so that they may lead healthy and productive lives in their new community.
Description: You welcome and support newly arrived refugees by assisting with childcare support in various on-site programs. One role will be to support our artist in residence with programming by watching children.
Training Details: Must attend a general Reception House volunteer orientation
Working Conditions: Lively and diverse environment.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail: One shift per week.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Creative Thinking, Flexibility, Playing
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.kwrcentre.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Cassandra Bangay
Phone: 519-743-0445
Address: 101 David Street Kitchener, N2G 1Y1


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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