General Information

Volunteers at MOSAIC serve in many ways including facilitating English Conversation Circles, teaching yoga or art, caring for young children, providing informal language support, assisting with office tasks, and supporting our many events. They work with seniors, families, women and job seekers and more. Volunteers are in our classrooms, offices, workshops and in the community.

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Thank you, volunteers!

With the amount of work our volunteers do, a ‘thank you’ does not quite seem enough. At MOSAIC, we have over 700 volunteers involved in every program and activity. Our volunteers enable us to deliver our programs and services, and directly impact and inform the work that we do for refugees and immigrants.

Volunteer hours last year:

  • 2,977 hours at our language centres
  • 2,114 hours as Career Mentors
  • 767 hours as Social Mentors
  • 1,312 hours supporting settlement services
  • 660 hours assisting our community events
  • 735 hours at our income tax clinic
  • 256 hours supporting our admin work

From all of us at MOSAIC, THANK YOU!!!

“I am so grateful to work with such enthusiastic and compassionate volunteers at MOSAIC. Not only do they give an incredible amount of time and energy to support our clients, they lead by example to create a welcoming, diverse community and inspire others to do the same.”

Katherine Griffin,
Refugee Settlement and Integration Program

“What an honour it is to work with our Career Mentors. Each of these 150 volunteers is committed to the success of immigrant professionals. Their generosity is truly inspiring.”

Astarte Sands,
Workplace Connections Mentoring Program

Workplace Connections Mentoring

Workplace Connections
Spend up to 24 hours over four months mentoring a new immigrant as they prepare for work in Canada. Share your knowledge and experience with your mentee.
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MOSAIC Language Centres

Language Centres
You will play a direct role in the language development of newcomers. Whether as a teaching assistant, conversation leader or tutor, you will give the extra attention that can make all the difference.
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Youth Mentor

Youth Mentor
We are seeking volunteers to provide homework assistance to grade 8-12 students, as well as engage youth in various group social activities in the community.
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Culture Connections Social Mentoring Program

Culture Connections Social Mentoring
Spend two hours a week helping a newcomer learn about Canadian culture and history; participate in their community; connect with local new people and improve their English.
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Income Tax Clinic

Income Tax Clinic
We offer a free community income tax clinic for Permanent Resident clients who have low income. Our clinic runs from March to April each year.
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