Vancouver Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program


Active Volunteer Positions - LINC Class Support - - S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Fraser 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. Fraser Service Centre

5838 Fraser 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 contact Jane at jane.li@success.bc.ca .

Qualifications Required

  • 19 years of age or older Must be Yes