Overview

Volunteers play an essential role at MCAF, providing valuable information and support to newcomers as they adapt to Canadian culture. Some ways you can volunteer at MCAF include:

  • • Being matched with newcomers arriving in Fredericton to facilitate newcomers’ participation in the community. This experience gives both the volunteer and the newcomer the opportunity to to learn more about the others culture and community. Time commitment: a few hours per week, for a minimum of 6 months. The Community Connections program is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)
    • Being a volunteer tutor for English or French as a Second Language: Volunteers can meet with newcomer participants individually or in small groups. No training or experience is required. There is a wide array of language abilities and needs among the participants of the English classes. Time Commitment: 1 to 2 hours, once or twice per week.
    • fundraising activities or events;
    • Working committees or the Board of Directors
    • Helping newcomers with interpretation or translation
    • Facilitating informations sessions or workshops for newcomers
    • Volunteering as a Rainbow of Cultures Summer Camp counselor

Bonnie Doughty T: 506 452 0651 F: 506 450 9033 Email: community@mcaf.nb.ca