Sponsored refugees

Getting All Set For Month 13

Month 13 is a significant stage in the sponsorship experience. 

After all, it entails that the refugee will no longer receive financial support from his sponsor. 

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to help you prepare for that transitional period. 

The following topics will be covered: 

  • When should sponsor start preparing for Month 13 

Supporting The Sponsored Refugee’s Settlement And Integration

Helping the refugee you sponsored settle in Canada requires a lot of preparation. 

To help you get ready for the arrival of the refugee, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

The following topics will be covered: 

  • A recap of the Sponsors’ settle and financial responsibilities

  • A review of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on post-arrival financial support

Refugee Sponsorship In The Workplace

Workplace-refugee sponsorship happens when employees or the company itself form a group to sponsor refugees to resettle in Canada. 

uOttawa Refugee Hub is partnering with Impact Hub Ottawa to promote this kind of initiative. 

The refugee Hub wants help to recruit sponsors for the 1000 BVOR spaces remaining for refugees to resettle in Canada. 

Date: Thursday, 1st of August, 2019 

Time: 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m

PSR: Workshop On Application As Groups of Five

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a workshop to help groups of five who are preparing themselves for a sponsorship application. 

Attendees will be able to learn more on: 

  • What documents they need

  • How to complete the sponsors’ form

  • How to calculate the cost of the sponsorship 

  • How to submit your application

Pre-arrival Preparation For Private Sponsors

To make sure that your refugee sponsorship experience starts on a good note, the Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing an information session.

This session is for private sponsors who received a Notice of Arrival Transmission.

This will be an opportunity for them to receive the last preparatory information prior to the arrival of the refugee they sponsored. 

Date: Wednesday, 31st of July, 2019 

Pre-arrival Preparation For Private Sponsors

To make sure that your refugee sponsorship experience starts on a good note, the Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT) is organizing an information session.

This session is for private sponsors who received a Notice of Arrival Transmission.

This will be an opportunity for them to receive the last preparatory information prior to the arrival of the refugee they sponsored. 

Date: Wednesday, 31st of July, 2019 

Urban refugees In The Humanitarian System

Lessons Learned Simulations And Training is organizing a two days course on urban refugees. 

Participants will explore the social, political, and economic dynamics which arise from the interplay between stakeholders in humanitarian crises. 

The course aims to be the bridge between academic theory, critical “red teaming” approaches, and humanitarian practice. 

Once this course is completed, participants will be able to: 

Securing Housing For LGBTQI Refugees

The Rainbow Railroad, an international Non-For-Profit organization that helps LGBTQI people facing extreme violence and persecution come to Canada is organizing an information session.

The session will focus mainly on  how to find housing for privately sponsored LGBTQI refugees.

The aim is to find short and long-term accommodation for refugees.

Date: Tuesday, 4th of June, 2019

Time: 6:00 P.M to 7:30 P.M

Remodeling Private Sponsorship Of Refugees

Private sponsors who are currently planning for the arrival of the refugee they sponsored are invited to a general integration training by the Office For Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT).

Sponsors will have the opportunity to learn more about the needs of refugees and the best way to manage their expectations.

All while, building trust and setting the rules of support.

Participants will have the opportunity to develop tools for the successful integration of refugees.

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