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29 September / 2015
Patricia Jacobs 7836 Views 0 like News Comments Off on Community Forum Hosted by University Settlement

We would like to invite all community members to a Community Forum on the Present State of Democracy and Justice in Canada jointly presented by University Settlement and Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services on October 1, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at University Settlement, 23 Grange Rd.

The evening will feature a panel comprised of Spadina-Fort York candidates Adam Vaughan, Olivia Chow and Sharon Danley and a panel of Community Partners including Avvy Go, Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, Gary Newhouse, Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services, Jane Hilderman, Samara Canada, and June McDonald, Toronto Action…

22 September / 2015
wpps-support 5842 Views 0 like News Comments Off on Music & Arts School – Children’s Choir Pianist

We are currently looking for a volunteer to provide piano accompaniment for the Children’s Choir in rehearsals and in performances. Student volunteers are preferred.

– Minimum RCM level 7 piano – or equivalent
– Great sight-reading abilities
– Leadership skills

– 2nd language
– Experience volunteering in a multi-cultural setting

– Learn all assigned music for rehearsals and concerts
– Attend all rehearsals and concerts
– Assist Children’s Choir teacher with the running of the class, where appropriate

Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 5-6pm. September 9 to December 5, 2015; January 6 to March 11 and March 22 to June 18, 2016
Concerts: times are…

22 September / 2015
wpps-support 6074 Views 0 like News Comments Off on After School Volunteer Assistant – URGENT


We have an immediate need for an After School volunteer to provide direct support to the Children’s Program Coordinator and the After School Program Leaders in a variety of situations. Great for responsible high school students looking to complete their volunteer hours and/or people who are passionate about working with children.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • help with the upkeep of equipment and material including the set-up of same for daily program
  • act as an extra support for children with special needs
  • assist with escort to program from neighbouring school
  • assist with preparation of snack for After School program
  • helping…
4 September / 2015
Patricia Jacobs 5297 Views 0 like News Comments Off on Labour Day

University Settlement will be closed on Monday, September 7th for Labour Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 8th.

Have a happy and safe long weekend!!!

4 September / 2015
Patricia Jacobs 4793 Views 0 like News Comments Off on Grange Festival Review and Photos


This year’s Grange Festival was a blast!

Called “the most fun festival EVER” by one of this year’s first-time visitors, our annual Grange Festival was held on August 7th with over 4,000 community members in attendance. It was the most attended Grange Festival to date. The sunny day was perfect for playing games, watching performances, having fun with face paint, snapping a pic at the photo booth, and eating free hot dogs with family or friends.

We would like to say a special thank…