Learning Forum for Refugee Sponsors - Ottawa

Are you a private sponsor of refugees looking for tools and information to improve the sponsorship experience? Do you wish you knew more about successful communication across cultures, or do you wish you could talk to other sponsors, sharing what you’ve experienced and learning from each other?

Refugee 613 presents a free, one-day forum designed to give Ottawa sponsors an intensive learning and sharing opportunity, featuring our partners from the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP), the Coalition in Ottawa for Refugees (COR) and Local Agencies Serving Immigrants (LASI). This event is also open to volunteers working to provide government-assisted refugees with social and practical support.

A unique, interactive space for dialogue and learning will be provided for refugee sponsors. There will also be the opportunity to attend workshops, including two that will be delivered by the RSTP team, noted below:

  • Transitioning out of Sponsorship: Financially, Practically and Emotionally
  • Managing Expectations: Understanding the Ethical Dynamics of Sponsorship

The afternoon will include facilitated discussion and an information fair featuring Ottawa agencies providing key services.

Date: Saturday,December 3rd, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre 1805 Gaspé Avenue, Ottawa

To register please click here