e - Volunteer Program

You will be matched one-on-one with an e-Volunteer to help you practice your English language skills, settle and integrate into the community, and grow your social and professional networks.

Through this program, you can receive support to address your language needs, gain knowledge of life in Canada and awareness of community resources available, receive appropriate information related to the local labour market, and make connections with established Canadians.

Depending on your current needs, you will be matched with an EAL/ESL e-Tutor or a Settlement e-Coach.

EAL/ESL e-Tutors

EAL/ESL e-Tutors (qualified language instructors) will help you improve your English skills: reading, writing, listening, or speaking.

Learners will:

  • discuss what they want to learn and practice
  • set goals for their sessions and work towards them
  • discuss and agree on session schedule
  • actively participate in the sessions
  • follow e-Tutor’s suggestions and recommendations

Volunteer e-Tutors will:

  • prepare tasks and activities for each session according to their learner’s needs
  • base these activities on topics their learner is interested in
  • share useful learning resources and/or tools
  • share their knowledge of Canadian culture and life in Manitoba
  • give recommendations on further improvement
  • make the online sessions productive and fun!

Settlement e-Coaches

Settlement e-Coaches provide hands-on assistance and practical information to Manitoba newcomers. You will learn about services available for newcomers and discuss numerous aspects of daily life in Manitoba.

You did a tremendous job immigrating to Canada, we want to help you make this move as smooth as possible. 

Newcomers will:

  • discuss what they want to learn about daily life in Manitoba
  • set goals for their sessions and work towards them
  • discuss and agree on session schedule
  • actively participate in the sessions

Settlement e-Coaches will:

  • prepare materials for each session according to their newcomer's needs
  • share their knowledge of life in Canada
  • answer newcomer’s questions about various services available in Manitoba
  • share links to useful resources and/or tools
  • make the online sessions productive and fun!