Cross-Cultural Connections Modules – for people who volunteer, work or provide services in diverse communities.

Waterloo Region is a diverse community with a vibrant cultural history and future!

Learn to turn off your cultural cruise control to build more meaningful connections.

Research shows a strong link between belonging and well-being. According to the 2016 National Vital Signs Report, “the more we get involved in the community, the more we feel like we belong.”[2

Volunteering can be a powerful vehicle for personal development. It connects people to communities, provides opportunities to develop and showcase your skills, and gain Canadian experience for your resume. Through volunteering, you can develop meaningful connections with people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds – including your own!

These fun and interactive “Cross-Cultural Connections Modules” have been designed to provide you with clear steps to build more meaningful and authentic connections in diverse settings. Simply complete them at your own pace, pass a short quiz - and earn a Certificate from the Volunteer Action Centre!