Working with Newcomer Volunteers (formerly Bridges to Understanding)

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United Way Waterloo Region

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50 Sportsworld Crossing Road

Kitchener, ON N2L 1T2

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Ingrid will shed light on how the Volunteer Action Centre's interactive online Working with Newcomer Volunteers training modules can provide you and your organizations with tangible steps to build bridges across cultural differences and strengthen a sense of belonging.

By the end of this workshop, volunteer managers will:

i) Understand intercultural communication competence as a developmental process;

ii) Identify tangible steps to enhancing intercultural communication skills and understanding;

iii) Understand how intercultural competence can help make the transition from diversity to deeper inclusion in your nonprofit;

iv) Learn about intercultural competence assessments and intercultural development plans – at the individual or group level.

About the Facilitator: This session will be facilitated by Ingrid Brand (Volunteer Action Centre). Prior to VAC, Ingrid has worked as an intercultural coach and she has worked in the field of education in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait and Canada.

NOTE: This program was recently renamed - formerly "Working with Newcomers".

Participant Limit: 30

Fee: $45 for members; $59 for non-members
*members of Volunteer Action Centre of Waterloo Region and PIN, The People and Information Network (formerly the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington).

A Note About Cheques: Cheques should be made payable to PIN, The People and Information Network RE: Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance, 55 Wyndham St. N, Suite 4A Guelph, Ontario, N1H 7T8

Registration & Cancellation Policy: Fees for workshops, training opportunities, and events are due prior to or on the date of the event. The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance reserves the right to request fees in advance. Participants who have registered for a workshop, training opportunity, or event with the Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance will be invoiced for the fee associated with the event if cancellation is not made at least 3 business days prior to the date and time of the event. Cancellation fees will be waived if the participant can find and guarantee an alternate to attend. The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance reserves the right to cancel a workshop. In the event of cancellation, full refunds will be issued to all paid registrants within one month.

Date and Time

Location

United Way Waterloo Region

Board Room

50 Sportsworld Crossing Road

Kitchener, ON N2L 1T2

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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