Workshops & Information Sessions
New to Canada? Looking for Work? Planning your Career?
Sing up for our cost-free workshops/information sessions and learn about resumes, interviews, writing a cover letter, networking, job search strategies as you look for work and plan your life in Canada.
Job Search Support and Career Counselling will provide you with the information and skills to guide you in your job search and help you reach your employment goal.
Settlement Services counsellors will help you keep informed and connected to community services as you settle and become independent. We provide one-on-one counselling, capacity-building workshops, referrals to community resources, and assistance in identifying and reaching your settlement goals.
The Centre for Newcomers offers services in English as well as over 40 other languages.
Call 403.569.3325 or visit the Centre to book an appointment with a Practitioner in your first language.
We offer offsite support at the following locations:
1000 Voices and Saddletowne Library are located inside Genesis Centre on 7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE
Tuesdays 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesdays 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Fridays 8:30 – 11:00 am
Career and Employment Services
Tuesdays and Wednesday 9:00 – 4:00 pm
SADDLETOWNE LIBRARYSettlement Services
Fridays 12:00 – 4:00 pmSaturdays 12:00 – 4:00 pm
ONSITE WORKSHOPS AND INFO SESSIONS ADDRESS
Centre for Newcomers
1010, 999 - 36 St. NE
|Volunteer Information Sessions|
Tues, Sept 26 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wed, Oct 4 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tues, Oct 10, 17, 31 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wed, Nov 8 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tues, Nov 14, 21 and 28 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wed, Dec 6 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tues, Dec 12 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Please continue to check our website for upcoming schedule.
For more information, please contact Elaine Mew at 403.539.5854 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Free and confidential advice on legal matters related to immigrationPlease bring one of the following: Residency Confirmation Documents - PR Card, Work Permit or Citizenship Card.
Wednesday, October 11 at 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Must register to attend.
Transition to Employment Services
For clients on EI support
|This program provides comprehensive and personalized services to EI recipients in Calgary and area for re-entry into the workforce. Clients may receive specialized technical training, childcare support and workers' benefits (WCB) while attending the program.
This program is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and Government of Alberta.
|Life Skills Training for Immigrant Women|
July 4 - September 7 (every Tuesdays & Thursdays)To register, contact Bukurie Mino 403.536.8814 email@example.com
Life skills training is aimed at immigrant women where they will learn Communication and problem-solving skills.
Find out about effective coping strategies to overcome challenges, and create positive change in your life.
|Free Knitting Lessons|
October 5 to December 21
Thursdays 12:30 pm -3:30 pm
Peer Support Group for Immigrant Women
Contact Dolly to sign up 403.569.3325 ext .807 firstname.lastname@example.org
|Conversation Café - Chinese Peer Support Group|
Every Friday afternoon of July and August; September 15, 22 & 29
13:00 - 3:00 pm
To register, contact Irene email@example.com