English Conversation Circle Volunteer – Role Job Description & Expectations

WCWRC’s Settlement Program provides holistic support to newcomers. The English Conversation Circle (ECC) program offers a supportive environment for participants to practice and learn conversational English skills and meet new people over a online format via zoom.


The ECC Volunteer will provide support to the program facilitator and adult participants with educational assistance to improve their basic English conversation skills. The program will be provided virtually with the potential for in-person sessions.


The ECC Volunteer should have the following skills and/or be interested in and able to develop them:

Communication Skills

  • Experience teaching adults English is an asset
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience working with adult newcomers and immigrant communities is an asset
  • Outstanding personal and interpersonal communication skills


  • Be kind and respectful to everyone 
  • Work with newcomers to improve their English conversation skills
  • Help participants develop confidence in speaking English
  • Ability to demonstrate study skills and techniques to the participants
  • Supporting Facilitator with classroom management
  • Provide a nurturing, comfortable, and supportive learning environment that encourages conversation


    2 hours per week with a 6-month commitment


    Please send completed volunteer application and resume (if applicable) to:

    Krys Korman, Program Admin Support & Volunteer Coordinator
     204-774-8975 ext. 248 / [email protected]

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