Volunteering

Help us help others.

Volunteers are the ambassadors of Canada to newcomers. They introduce not only English language, but also Canadian culture. Our volunteers’ dedication and contributions allow us to provide even more comprehensive services to our clients.  We would like to thank all of the Calgarians who are currently volunteering or have volunteered in the past with us to help new immigrants find a sense of belonging in Canada.

Current volunteering opportunities at The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) are listed below.

One-Time Volunteer Opportunities


Casino Volunteers

When: Mon, March 09, 2020 12:00 am – Tue, March 10, 2020 4:00 am Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Casino fundraiser is one of the important sources of funding for our organization. It provides vital funding support for our Computer & Accounting training programs, which equip newcomers and Canadian Citizens for jobs in the Canadian workplace. Funding for these important programs is made possible by Casino volunteers! We are looking for potentially 36 volunteers…Find Out More

Flexible Volunteer Opportunities


TIES Community Ambassador Volunteer

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Role Summary:  The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) is looking for enthusiastic Community Ambassadors to engage with the communities surrounding our 3 locations to raise awareness about the Society and promote the services and programs it offers to newcomers to Canada and low income Canadians. TIES Community Ambassadors should be passionate about the Objective/Mission, Mission Statement,…Find Out More

Drop-in ESL and Volunteer Management Practicum Student

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Position Perhaps the most unique and accessible of all our programs, TIES has been delivering its one of kind Drop-In ESL Program since 1988. Funded by the Government of Alberta, this program assists students with their overall communicative competence and work on their language skills in a flexible way, despite their other commitments. Drop-In ESL is…Find Out More

Reading Room one-on-one Tutors

Position Our clients are referred to the Reading Room for a variety of reasons. These may include: having had little or interrupted education in their countries of origin, possessing a learning disability, or experiencing trauma. Reading Room volunteer tutors provide quality one-on-one instruction for these adult literacy learners in Calgary’s newcomer community, in order to…Find Out More