Vancouver Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program


Active Volunteer Positions - LINC Class Support - S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Granville Service Center

Language Instructions for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) programs are FREE, government-funded English language classes for eligible immigrants and refugees. LINC instructors use settlement themes to teach reading, writing, listening and speaking skills within the framework of Canadian Language Benchmarks. As a LINC volunteer, you will be placed in a classroom to be an assistant to the LINC Teacher.

 

To apply for this position- Please click the 'Fill in an Application' button on the right-hand side of this page

 

Work Location:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Granville Service Centre

  • 300-8268 Granville Street
  • Vancouver BC

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a small group in conversation topics
  • Assist students with the maintenance of portfolios
  • Sit with student(s) who are struggling in class to help…

                        - assist students needing support with reading and writing

                        - assist students who may require help using computer and internet

                        - be the student’s partner during pair-work

                        - observe/aid the student when s/he is working with a partner

 

 

Time Commitment and Schedule:

Shifts will vary

Classes are held Monday through Thursday 9am to 12pm, 12:30pm to 3pm

 

Qualifications Required:

  • 19 years or older
  • Conversational English
  • Be able to follow verbal instructions in English
  • Criminal Record Check clearance

 

Personal Traits/ Qualities Desired:

  • Friendly, patient with good listening skills
  • Passionate or interested in teaching, coaching or tutoring would be an asset
  • Open-mindedness to other cultures and viewpoints

 

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Gain experience with the LINC program and settlement services
  • Opportunity to practice English
  • Opportunity to meet people from diverse backgrounds and learn about other cultures

Supervision:

  • This position will be supervised by the LINC teacher

Application and Screening Process:

Please click 'fill in an application' to apply.  Please indicate that you are applying for the “Granville LINC Classroom Volunteer” position.

Selected applicants will be interviewed prior to placement and must have a criminal record check clearance prior to volunteering.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon