Sign up to get matched online with a Virtual Neighbour this fall and make a helpful connection for settling in British Columbia!
In just a one hour 1-on-1 video call, you'll meet a volunteer from one of many amazing local companies, learn tips about your new community, practice English, or gain career insights.
This fall, individuals and employees from participating companies are giving their time as part of the #GiveItUp4Peace campaign, to meet with new immigrants. As "Virtual Neighbours", these volunteers will share insights with newcomers, and connect 1-on-1 on topics like culture, employment, and language practice.
Sign up to meet as many Virtual Neighbours as you'd like! Each match is for a 1 hour video call.
Register to get matched with as many Virtual Neighbours as you'd like! Each match is for a 1 hour video call.
We send you an email introduction to a newcomer. Then you schedule a 1-on-1 video call.
Don't know what to say? We'll give you a conversation prompt to get started, and you can also check out our resource guide.
Virtual Neighbours are volunteers who are giving up their time to meet with a newcomer, while raising funds for PeaceGeeks' projects helping newcomers thrive in Canada.
Learn more about how to be a Virtual Neighbour →
#GiveItUp4Peace is powered by Snapp, PeaceGeeks' digital program that matches newcomers with skilled professionals.
Here’s what newcomers had to say about participating...
"Meeting new people is essential for newcomers. Snapp has been doing a great job of opening up an important channel for me in Canada."