Community Connections


Knitting Group Volunteers (Punjabi Speaking)

Volunteer Job Description:

  • Assist participants with knitting projects
  • Organize materials and ensure that participants have the equipment they need
  • Assist with communication between English-speaking staff and volunteers and Punjabi-speaking participants
  • Offer friendship and support to participants while they knit 

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the challenges facing newcomers
  • Ability to knit (you don't need to be an expert!)
  • Fluency in English and Punjabi
  • Patience and empathy
  • Sensitivity to cross-cultural differences

 

This volunteer position is best suited for someone who is:

  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Not judgmental or critical
  • Patient
  • Respectful