Community ConnectionsCommunity Connections program aims to help newcomers adjust to life in Canada and learn about Canadian values and traditions. The objective of the Community Connections program is to foster engagement between newcomers and Canadian volunteers and ultimately help newcomers in their integration.


Programs We Offer

All Ages (click here to open/close)
Seniors (click here to open/close)
Youth (click here to open/close)
Children (click here to open/close)

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the driving force behind the success of HMC. Each volunteer is an integral part of the organization and plays an important role to help ensure success of our clients and our agency. As a non-profit organization, we rely on our community to get involved and assist newcomers to Canada while they adjust to the Canadian way of life.

Get involved with one of our programs and create friendships that make a world of difference! You can be involved with special events, governance, or working one-on-one with a newcomer; the possibilities are endless.

You, or your organization, can make a difference in someone’s life when you support HMC by becoming a tutor… a fundraiser… a friend… a member… a volunteer.

The following are programs for which we are always seeking volunteers:

  • Direct contact with clients
    • English Conversation Circle Facilitator
    • Computer Class Facilitator
    • Cultural Ambassador
    • Language Aid Volunteer
  • Administration
    • Clerical Support to HMC Staff
  • Situational
    • Special Events
      • Multiculturalism Day Event

The time commitment involved for a volunteer varies for each program from 1-3 hours per week to occasional throughout the year.

If you’re interested in volunteering with the Halton Multicultural Council, please email Norma Prado at and attach a cover letter explaining which programs you’re interested in volunteering with and a resume.

Partnerships and Affiliates

  • Acton Hub
  • Burlington Public Library
  • Canadian Mental Health Association (Halton Branch)
  • Citizenship and immigration Canada
  • Community Centre in Oakville
  • Faith Baptism Church in Oakville
  • Ca Cinemas
  • Goodwill Career Centre – Burlington
  • Grace Anglican Church, Milton
  • Habitat for Humanity Halton
  • Halton Catholic District School Board
  • Halton Community Housing Corporation
  • Halton District School Board
  • Halton Region
  • Halton Region Small Business
  • Halton Regional Police Services
  • KPMG
  • Milton Community Resource Center (MCRC)
  • Milton Hub
  • Milton Public Library
  • Milton Seniors Centre
  • Oakville Museum
  • Oakville Parent Child Centre OPCC
  • Oakville Public Library
  • Oakville Seniors Centre
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Our Kids Network
  • RBC
  • Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)
  • Salvation Army Georgetown
  • The Jesus is Lord Church in Oakville
  • Thomas Merton Centre (Oakville, Milton, Burlington)
  • United Way of Oakville
  • YMCA of Oakville