Social Work Opportunities
International ESL Learning Centre
The International ESL Learning Centre serves the community by providing one to one opportunities for English-language-learners. The focus is a compliment to Trent ESL program as it allows the opportunity to rehearse what is learned in the classroom.
Amigos in the Community Program
Amigos in the Community Program offers volunteer opportunities for those interested in working one-on-one developing a friendship with someone who has barriers to inclusion or a disability. The time commitment is 3-4 hours biweekly and a phone contact on the off week. There will also be group events from time to time that will be free and all volunteers and Amigos will be welcome (ie: Paintnite, cooking class, karaoke, etc).
STEPS (Skills To Enhance Peer Support)
STEPS Workshop at Trent University Peterborough. STEP aims to develop skills to empower participants to feel comfortable providing resources and referrals to members of the Trent community, and beyond, who may be experiencing moments of stress or distress. The program requires participants to take five out of a possible eight workshops that focus on health and wellbeing, communication skills, diversity and inclusivity and leadership. Students who are interested in pursuing a career in a health related field, teaching or education, or are looking for on campus employment that focusses on peer support (or current peer support staff who want to polish or enhance their skills) will find this certificate helpful to add to their co-curricular record or resume. A full listing of workshops that are being offered at Trent University Peterborough
Gender Journeys program is offered through the Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge that provides programming, education, and support services for transgender people, gender diverse individuals, people questioning their gender identity, and family, partners and loved ones of transgender, gender diverse, and questioning folks.
YWCA Canada invites you to invest in your future and enhance your leadership skills by joining us for the upcoming YWCA Canada Young Women’s National Leadership Summit! Think Big Lead now is a wonderful opportunity for Girls & Young Women between the ages of 18 and 25 to get involved in developing and enriching their leadership skills in a supportive and welcoming environment. This leadership program will include guest speakers such as Youth Activist, Spoken Word Poet, Educator and Community Leader, Zoey Roy. As well as include e-learning workshops, a 3-day immersive training summit, group mentoring and the completion of a community engagement event. Bursaries are available for those who may need support covering accommodation and registration costs. To learn more please contact firstname.lastname@example.org