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29 June / 2015
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The University Settlement Seniors Department presents the July Lunch Celebration!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
11:00 am – Reception
12:00 Noon – Lunch

Sky Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Top Floor
280 Spadina Avenue

$15 per person

For more information or to register, contact:
Simon: (416) 598-3444 ext. 240 or
Grace (416) 598-3444 ext. 269

We look forward to seeing you there!

22 June / 2015
wpps-support 8412 Views 1 like News Comments Off on Summer Camp Bios

University Settlement carefully screens applicants from all over Canada, but only hires those who enjoy working with children, and who can be the best possible role models for our campers. This page offers a quick look at each member of the Summer Camp staff and a description of their role at University Settlement.

Cassidy Chau

Cassidy Chau

Ladybug Camp Lead

Hi, my name is Cassidy Chau and I am thrilled to be returning as the Lead Ladybug Camp councillor! I have just finished my first year of science at Queen’s University…

8 June / 2015
wpps-support 7045 Views 0 like News Comments Off on Volunteer Resource Centre Assistant – Seniors Program


  • Provide one-on-one informational services for seniors

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Form-filling
  • Information and referrals
  • Tax clinic – helping seniors with their annual tax filing
  • Interpretation

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in working with seniors
  • Knowledge and experience with standard governmental form-filling and application processes
  • Knowledge of seniors programs and services
  • Knowledge and experience with simple income tax filing for seniors
  • Good oral and written English communication skills
  • Fluency in one or both: Mandarin and Cantonese

Time Commitment:

1-2 half-days per week

To Apply, contact:

Marie Rocillo, Volunteer Coordinator

8 June / 2015
wpps-support 7048 Views 0 like News Comments Off on Volunteer Special Event Assistant – Seniors Program


  • Provide assistance with general tasks at special events, field trips, programs that engage seniors in cultural, recreational, and/or educational opportunities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The position is intended to assist in the general organization and implementing of an event with tasks such as:
    • Event planning
    • Ticket sales
    • Registration
    • Taking attendance
    • Leading groups
    • Emceeing
    • Set up and clean up tasks
    • Hospitality
  • Work closely with Seniors Service Worker who is responsible for program coordination – keeping up with regular communication and providing updates
  • Collaborate with staff and volunteer team to provide an inclusive and safe environment for participants

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to communicate in Mandarin and/or Cantonese is an asset
  • Ability to…
2 June / 2015
Patricia Jacobs 11811 Views 0 like News Comments Off on Music & Arts Summer Registration

Summer 2015 Registration JUNE 1ST

Have you made your summer plans yet? Don’t forget to include music lessons! Only 6 weeks long, summer is a great time to pick up a new instrument.


2 June / 2015
Patricia Jacobs 5314 Views 0 like News Comments Off on Grange Park Revitalization Project – Community Meeting


Come and join us for the Grange Park Revitalization Project – Community Meeting

Thursday June 4, 2015
6:30 – 9:00 pm

OCAD University Auditorium

100 McCaul Street

Get an update and give your feedback on the plans for the redesign of Grange Park!

1 June / 2015
Patricia Jacobs 5211 Views 1 like News Comments Off on Our 2014 Annual Report Is Here!

Take a look at our 2014 Annual Report online here or come to our AGM on June 16th, at 6:30pm to pick up a hard copy. It is full of beautiful pictures from University Settlement events and information about the agency’s activities throughout 2014.