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Romero House

Romero House

Purpose

Romero House serves the needs of refugee claimants awaiting their tribunal hearing. It provides accommodation in four residences and provides a wide range of services from advocacy to counselling, to the many liaison activities with agencies, committees, schools, etc.

Nature of Work

Advocacy, accommodation, counselling, liaison, community building.

Typical volunteer projects: Community development, community organizing, education, English teaching, grassroots organization, homelessness, housing, human rights, income generation, legal aide, micro-enterprise, public policy, reception, refugee relief, repairs, research, social services, social work, translation, tutoring and youth ministry.

Placement

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Time Frame

Beginning date: September 1st. (Alternative might be negotiated.)

Length of commitment: One year.

Commitment Begins

Sept. 1

Remuneration

Yes

Requirements

Adults, preferably with experience in solidarity work. Live-in program for volunteers. Flexibility and community consciousness a must.

Other Details

Room, board and $125.00 per month.

A focus on spirituality, solidarity and service.

Contact Info

Mary Jo Leddy
Romero House
1558 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON
Canada  M6P 1A4
PH:(416) 763-1303
FAX:(416) 763-2939
romerohouse@bellnet.ca
www.romerohouse.org

Last updated: 2005-07-01

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