Get Involved with ISANS

Last year, ISANS worked with over 15,000 clients to build a future in Nova Scotia. As a volunteer, you help ISANS, our clients, and community build a community where all can belong and grow.

Volunteer at ISANS

Since 2012, the ISANS Volunteer Program has grown to support most of ISANS programs and clients. Volunteers help us create healthier, more welcoming, and more inclusive communities. ISANS volunteers are expected and encouraged to act as champions for newcomer inclusion in their own communities.

ISANS works with newcomers to offer a wide range of volunteer roles both within our organization and throughout the community, offering valuable opportunities to connect and gain new skills and experiences.

ISANS Volunteer Roles

Help immigrants build a future in Nova Scotia with our volunteer opportunities. By helping serve, mentor or connect newcomers to the community, you can help build a community where all can belong and grow.

Volunteer in the Community Roles

Learn about the volunteer roles that are available to ISANS clients. Gain skills and make connections with a wide range of opportunities as you work towards building a future here in Nova Scotia.

Get Involved Today

Create a more welcoming community by helping immigrants build a future in Nova Scotia.

Learn more about our different opportunities, and sign up to become a volunteer today.

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Special Events

Volunteers are often needed to provide extra support with ISANS and community, cultural and sports…

Recreation Navigator

Recreation Navigator Program is a specialized type of match that focuses on providing recreation and…

Professional Volunteer Program

The Professional Mentorship Program connects recent immigrants with locally established professionals in their field of…

Practice Interview

To help clients to practice job interviews. You will need to review a practice interview…

English as an Additional Language Tutor

ISANS Volunteers are matched with ISANS clients who wish to improve their spoken and/or written…

Employment Lab Assistant

Assist instructors in the Job Search Resource Center, helping clients review resumes and cover letters…

Conversation Circle Facilitator

ISANS Volunteers facilitate ‘Conversation Circles’. Clients are assigned to ‘Circles’ based on their CLB level.…

Computer Classes Assistant

Computer classes focus on providing a place for clients to feel comfortable developing the computer…

Classroom Volunteer

Classroom volunteers come into our classes to support clients who need extra help.

Canada Connections

Canada Connects is a program that matches newcomer individuals and families with​ more established community members…

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers help us create healthier, welcoming, and more inclusive communities. Without our volunteers, we could not effectively deliver many of our programs and services. As a volunteer, you will receive orientation, training, and support from us while we together build a community where all can belong and grow.