Forms Completion Volunteer

Forms Completion Volunteer

Support library customers who have challenges with digital literacy and/or English language skills to review and complete a variety of online or paper government forms, such as Employment Insurance, Citizenship and Immigration.

Volunteer Location

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with EPL.

All volunteer opportunities are temporarily on hold to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Please check back for further updates.

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Work alongside the customer to complete government forms either online or on paper.
  • Use language skills to support customers who may have difficulty understanding English language documents.

Volunteer Skills & Qualifications


  • Proficient in English (spoken and written).
  • Ability to speak, read and write in a language other than English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • High digital literacy skills including typing and website navigation.
  • Excellent technical competence.
  • Critical thinking skills.


  • Experience working with newcomers or persons with limited English language skills.
  • Experience helping someone with limited digital literacy skills.
  • Previous experience filling out government related forms for others.

Volunteer Commitment

Length of Commitment

  • One 2 hour shift for 8 weeks

Time Commitment

  • 2 hours once a week for 8 weeks

Volunteer Benefits

  • Eligible for a reference letter after completing the volunteer term commitment.
  • Support English Language learners in need of assistance.
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