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About the Position
Position #: 39
OrganizationGrande Prairie Centre for Newcomers
Position: Conversational English Club Facilitator - Conversational English Club - GP Centre for Newcomers and GP Public Library
Location: 10014 99 Street, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Impact Statement: This program is designed to help newcomers to Canada improve their spoken English through guided topics. Participants will have the opportunity to expand their social network and connect to other newcomers while learning conversation, communication and soft skills. This is a weekly drop-in program thus volunteer facilitators must be able to adapt to groups that range from 2 to 10 people.
Description: -Provide a friendly, welcoming greeting to participants as they arrive
-Take attendance
-Prepare group activities before the start of each conversation group
-Facilitate discussion between the participants during the conversation group
-Share cultural experiences and expressions that are common in Canadian culture
-Update the settlement practitioner providing administrative support on any concerns or needs
Training Details: Training is ongoing throughout the year.
How to apply: If you are interested in this position please contact Maryana at maryana@gpcn.ca or 780 538 4452
Deadline to apply: Until Position Filled
Working Conditions: -Must be 18 years of age and up and have good literacy skills
-Desire to work with and guide newcomers to Canada
-Effective communication skills and the ability to communicate with people who do not have English as their native language is required
-Patient, Friendly, Reliable, and Adaptable
-Previous teaching experience would be an asset
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Once a week in the morning or evening for 1.5 hours
(Either Tues (Time TBD), Wed (time TBD), Thurs from 6 to 7:30 pm)

Job Location: Grande Prairie Centre for Newcomers or Grande Prairie Public Library (depending on available time)
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Teaching/Tutoring, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Creative Thinking, Adaptability, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application File:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Maryana
Phone: 780-538-4452
Address: 10014 99 Street Grande Prairie, T8V 3N4


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