Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by people concerning volunteering for AFS Interculture Canada. Please contact us for further clarification and with any other questions about Volunteering with AFS.
Please click on the link Request more info and fill out the form. AFS Interculture Canada will then contact you to discuss possibilities for volunteering.
There are many ways you can help AFS with your volunteer time. AFS volunteers on a local level help coordinate recruitment, selection, placement, preparation and support activities for AFS participants and host families. They also help with fundraising and volunteer training and development. Local volunteers also arrange various social AFS activities and events.
No,volunteers should speak the language used in the province they are living in. Otherwise, they may find that possibilities for volunteering are more limited.
Speaking many languages is great but foreign students come to Canada to learn English or French, not to speak their own language!
There is no set requirement for how much time you give AFS. Some volunteers choose to focus their work on a single activity within their community. AFS welcomes your support and respects your availability.