Settlement Workers & Refugee Sponsorship: Supporting Sponsor and Newcomers

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP), in partnership with Refugee 613, is hosting a workshop for settlement agency staff based in Ottawa. The workshops will equip settlement agency staff, including settlement workers, managers, directors and other frontline workers, with training intended to support the services provided to privately sponsored refugees and work with refugee sponsors.

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • The role of settlement workers in private refugee sponsorship;
  • Common post-arrival challenges for privately sponsored refugees; and
  • Best practices for settlement workers when working with sponsors and privately sponsored refugees.

The workshop is open to all settlement agency staff based in Ottawa. Attendees are kindly requested to register in advance,as space is limited. Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: Thursday December 1, 2016
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
OCISO, 945 Wellington St. West, Ottawa

To register please click here

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Scott (RSTP Trainer) at