Community Connections – French Facilitator

About the position:

WoodGreen’s Community Connections program united newcomers and Internationally Trained Professionals with volunteers rooted in Canadian society. Volunteers help newcomers adapt, settle, and integrate into Canadian culture and workplaces.


  • 1 hour per week for a minimum of 3 months.
  • On-going communication with program staff.
  • Saturday availability (10:00 am to 11:00 am or 11:00 am to 12:00 pm)


Staff support and training will take place at 815 Danforth Avenue. The remainder of this role will take place at various locations in the community.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Plan and lead a small French conversation group for newcomers.
  • Engage and encourage participants in speaking in French.
  • Prepare different topics to increase participants’ knowledge of French Canadian culture.

What’s in it for me?

  • Enhance your facilitation and leadership skills
  • Build relationships and network with clients and local professionals.
  • Fostering your cross-cultural understanding and valuing diversity.
  • Helping to build a welcoming society.
  • Reinforcing your ability to nurture success in others.


  • Orientation to WoodGreen’s programs, policies, and procedures.

What we’re seeking:

  • Excellent command of the French language and understanding of French Canadian Culture.
  • Patient and interested in working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Dependable, self-motivated, ability to facilitate under minimal supervision.
  • Personal or professional study/work experience in a French speaking country is an asset, but not required.
  • Experience teaching French speaking skills, grammar and vocabulary is an asset.
  • Track your volunteering hours on a monthly basis using our volunteer management system.

Shift Times:

Shift times will be Saturdays either 10:00am to 11:00am or 11:00am 12:00pm.