settlement workers

Workshop : Enhancing Cooperation with Private Refugee Sponsors

Are you interested in engaging with other settlement workers about how you can work better with sponsored refugees and their sponsors on a practical level?

Join the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program, Catholic Crosscultural Services and ARI for a special workshop training specifically created for the settlement sector:

"Enhancing Cooperation with Private Refugee Sponsors"
December 10, 1:00 - 3:00 pm EDT

Enhancing Cooperation with Private Refugee Sponsors

Are you interested in engaging with other settlement workers about how you can work better with sponsored refugees and their sponsors on a practical level?

Join the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program, Catholic Crosscultural Services and ARI for a special workshop training specifically created for the settlement sector:

"Enhancing Cooperation with Private Refugee Sponsors"
December 10, 1:00 - 3:00 pm EDT

Reshaping The Future Of Private Sponsorship

Refugee 613 and Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) are inviting former privately-sponsored refugees, private sponsors, and settlement workers working with sponsored refugees to a brainstorming session.

The objective is to find new tools and ideas that can be impactful.

Former refugees will receive a $25 honorarium and public transportation will be covered too.

Date: Saturday, 11th of May, 2019

Time: 9:30 A.M

Redesigning The Future Of Sponsored Refugee Resettlement in Ontario

Do you want to participate in the reshaping of private sponsorship of refugees?

Refugees 613 in collaboration with the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) is looking for former privately-sponsored refugees, private sponsors, and settlement workers who work with privately-sponsored refugees.

Participants will have a full day of brainstorming focused on designing tools and ideas that can make an impact on private sponsorship.

Best practices in settlement-sponsor collaboration

What are the best practices to ensure a better collaboration between private sponsors and settlement providers?

That is a question that the Allies In Refugee Integration (ARI) will try to answer through a webinar.

This will be an opportunity for participants to learn more about what ARI discovered after four months of consultation and community research on that topic with stakeholders in Ontario.

The following topics will be covered:

Trauma Informed Services For settlement sector staff part 2

Trauma Informed Services for settlement sector staff is part two of a training series organized by Ontario Council Of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) in collaboration with The Canadian Center for Victims of Torture and Women’s Health In Women’s Hands Community Health Centre.

This workshop series aims to strengthen collaboration and partnership between newcomers and refugee serving organization.

The following topics will be covered:

Serving Newcomers with Limited Formal Education & English Ability

Toronto Local Immigration Partnerships is organizing a workshop that will focus on tools, practices, and considerations that can come in handy when working with newcomers with limited formal education and English ability.

Settlement workers will have a training in We Speak Translate project.

This project, in a nutshell, uses the Google Translate application to get rid of the language barrier by establishing a platform for communication between front-line workers and newcomers until they develop their English.

‘We Speak Translate’ training webinar: Using Google Translate for newcomer settlement

The first step to successful integration and inclusion of refugees is the crumbling down of language barrier.

To establish a common platform for communication between front-line workers and newcomers while they develop their English language skill, the Canadian Council For refugees (CCR) is organizing a webinar training to get familiar with We Speak Translate project.

We Speak Translate project aims to re-purpose technology as a means to welcome and connect with communities.