Events & Articles

October 24, 2019

Maybe it is your first time working with a Sponsorship Agreement Holder,  the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) and the United Church of Canada is organizing a workshop  to familiarize private sponsors with the inner workings. 

Participants will be able to know:

  • The roles and responsibilities of a SAH

  • Cap space allocations

  • Best monitoring practices

October 21, 2019

Month 13  is a milestone for both the private sponsor and the sponsored refugee, it marks the end of financial assistance. 

To help you prepare the refugee you sponsored for that day, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar.

The following topics will be covered: 

  • When should sponsors start preparing for Month 13

  • The Month 13 checklist and needs assessment

October 21, 2019

Maybe due to unforeseen circumstances, you found yourself having to add dependents or update your private sponsorship application after having submitted it. 

To make sure that you do not make any errors while adding new elements to your application, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is organizing a webinar. 

The following topics will be covered: 

  • The importance of keeping IRCC up-to-date with any changes in circumstances

October 16, 2019

There is a lot of documents to submit and factors to consider when submitting an application for the private sponsorship of refugees. 

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to walk you through the process. 

The webinar will cover the following topics: 

October 15, 2019


Now that you have received the Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT), things are starting to happen. 

To help you lay the foundation for a good sponsorship experience, the Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto is organizing an information session. 

Sponsors will be given the last preparatory information necessary to be ready for the arrival of the refugee they sponsored. 

Date: Wednesday, 30th of October, 2019

October 09, 2019

If it is your first time sponsoring a refugee, the process can be quite complex.

To simplify things, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing an information session. 

Participants will be able to learn:

  • Who can be sponsored under the PSR program

  • Who can be sponsored

  • Refugee status documents

October 08, 2019

Now that you got your Notice of Arrival (NAT), the refugee you sponsored will finally come to Canada. 

To help you prepare for his arrival, the Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto is holding an information session. 

Sponsors will be given the last preparatory information necessary to be ready for arrival and pick up at the airport.

Date: Wed, 16th of October, 2019 

Time: 5:30 p.m to 6:45 p.m

October 04, 2019

An initiative of ACCESS Employment, the Refugee Jobs Agenda Roundtable is a hiring event for any refugees looking for a job in Toronto. 

ACCESS Employment will be bringing refugees and employers together.

Unlike job fairs, this hiring event will give refugees the opportunity to be interviewed on the spot. 

Participants will also have the opportunity to meet employment consultants who can help them present themselves to employers. 

October 04, 2019

The Refugee Highway Partnership is a network of Christians, churches, and organizations that help resettle refugees in Canada. 

The roundtable is a platform for them to talk about how they can help one another and inspire each other to better help refugees.

Participants will have the opportunity to have a professional development training and trauma counselling. 

Date: Wednesday, 23rd of October, 2019 

Time: 2:30 p.m 

September 26, 2019

Recent updates were made to the post-arrival financial support.

To help private sponsors gets acquainted with these changes, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is doing a webinar. 

Participants will also have the opportunity to be presented with different kind of case scenarios,

Date: Friday, 27th of September, 2019 

Time: 1:00 P.M to 3:00 P.M 

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