ICA is looking for Arabic speakers to service as Community Connections or Life Skills volunteers. Volunteers are matched with newly arrived refugee(s) to Greater Victoria to provide orientation, friendship, support and English language practice. Community Connections volunteers are matched one-on-one with a newcomer individuals or family and commit to meeting regularly for 3 – 6 months. Life Skills volunteers, on the other hand, provide short-term (e.g., one time, periodic) support for basic settlement needs.
Learn more about how you can get involved by contacting Sharmarke Mohamed, Facilitator of Refugee Volunteer Support Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 250-388-4728 ext. 129.