Stories - West Neighbourhood House

anabela teaches students and seniors on zoom

In the fall of 2020, Anabela Rato, an Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Portuguese Studies, reached out about a volunteer position helping to provide technology support for seniors engaging with our online programming. She knew about the House’s strong Portuguese community, and as a native Portuguese speaker, she thought she could be of help.
Little …

Read more Volunteer Story: Anabela Rato

By Katrina Raymundo
24 hours… was the amount of time I spent binge-watching TV shows on Netflix on most weekends.
One day, as I finished another TV series, I thought that all this time to myself could partly be used to do other worthwhile activities, such as volunteering. While searching online for opportunities, I chanced upon the …

Read more Typing, Tablets, and Other Stories: My experience as a tutor with West Neighbourhood House

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