Calendar of Events


Business Communication for Accountants

the program is a full time training for newcomers with education and experience in accounting.  Information session schedule:
May 7, June 4 or July 9
For more information or to sign up, please call or email
403-569-3339 or BCA@centrefornewcomers.ca
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E-job Search:  2-day workshop on basic computer training
Basic computer skills training to assist with your job search
June schedule
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
May 7 and 8; 14 and 15; May 21 and 22
June 11 and 12; 18 and 19;
Contact Lidia to register
403-569-3329; l.bomba-sorbo@centrefornewcomers.ca
Employment Readiness Workshop
5-day workshop to gain better understanding of your career options, develop job search skills and identify positive choices towards change.
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
June 15 - 19
Contact Vesna to register. 403-536-8819; v.stikic@centrefornewcomers.ca
English Conversation Circle
for Live-in Caregivers
Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9
Participants will:
gain confidence in English conversations
Enhance English language skills
Communicate better
Connect with others for peer support
Contact Tess to sign up.
403-569-3325 ext 247; t.lim@centrefornewcomers.ca
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Health and Recreation Workshop Series
Participants will learn ways to cope with change, reduce stress and maintain healthy lifestyle for the self and the family. 
Coping with Change, May 2, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Relaxation for Stress Relief, May 30, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Keeping your Family Healthy, June 13, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Participants are invited to join specific recreational activities the following Saturday after the workshop.  Activities include a tour of the Calgary Tower, Village Square Leisure Centre and the Calgary Zoo.

Registration is required to due limited seats.  To register, please contact one of the following Settlement Practitioners:
Neelam Madan:  403-569-3325 ext 223; n.madan@centrefornewcomers.ca
Rashi Chadha:  403-648-2224; r.chadha@centrefornewcomers.ca
Trina Rahimi:  403-569-3325 ext 363; t.rahimi@centrefornewcomers.ca
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Legal Clinic
Free and confidential assistance on legal issues related to
Immigration and Family Law
Wednesday, May 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
To register, please contact
Hayat Amer:  403-569-3342; h.amer@centrefornewcomers.ca
Issa Mosa: 403-537-8806; i.mosa@centrefornewcomers.ca
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Managing Workplace Expectations
Learn more about the Canadian workplace.
Register for a 5-day workshop series.
Schedule
May 25 - 29; June 29 - July 3
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Contact Lidia to register
403-569-3329; l.bomba-sorbo@centrefornewcomers.ca
Peer Mentorship for Professionals
This is a multicultural, 4-month mentorship program that matches Mentors working as professionals in Canada with Mentees who are professionals looking to find employment in their professional field.
Application for Mentors and Mentees will be accepted starting September 2 through October 7, 2015.
To apply:  Contact Camilo at 403-569-3349, or c.torres@centrefornewcomers.ca

Orientation and matching for selected Mentors and Mentees will on October 16, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
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Sewing Lessons
The Centre's Peer Support Group is offering free sewing lessons to immigrant women.  Participants will learn basic to intermediate knitting and meet friends as they learn a new craft.
Thursdays, May 7 - June 25
Contact Dolly Begum to sign up.
403-569-3325 ext 276; d.begum@centrefor newcomers.ca
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