Thank You, Volunteers! Volunteering is Empathy in Action

This National Volunteer Week (April 24-30), we have been celebrating the contributions of volunteers around Canada. This year’s theme is Volunteering Is Empathy In Action: Volunteers Bring Heart To Canada’s Communities. We want to take this opportunity to thank all ISANS volunteers who have supported and continue to support ISANS programs. Your invaluable work helps…

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Youth Life Skills

If you are a government-assisted refugee youth (age 15-25) who has arrived in Nova Scotia within the last three months, our Youth Life Skills services will provide you with guidance and support to help you adjust to life in Canada by matching you with a peer youth who speaks your first language.

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EAL Volunteer Tutor Program

In our EAL (English as an Additional Language) Volunteer Tutor Program, you will improve your language skills with the help of an EAL volunteer tutor and/or through conversation circles.

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EAL Tutor Program

Our English as an Additional Language (EAL) Volunteer Tutor Program provides you with language support by matching you with an EAL volunteer tutor.

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Conversation Circles

ISANS’ Conversation Circles begins with our facilitator. Our program facilitator is someone you can talk, share, and learn with.

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Community Connections

Community Connections is a program designed to help you settle into the community through different activities and supports.

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Professional Practice Program

The Professional Practice Program can help you build professional networks, obtain local work references, learn about Canadian work culture, and gain Canadian experience in your profession.

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