AMSSA and its member agencies and stakeholders organize public community events, workshops for newcomers to Canada as well as professional development training, workshops, seminars and conferences for (re)settlement, language training diversity and inclusion sector employees.

Community events and workshops which are continuous are listed below the calendar. Click here to view Ongoing Community Events

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October 2021

Introduction to WorkSafeBC: Rules and Processes for Settlement Agencies and Support Workers

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Migrant workers can be vulnerable to unsafe work and workplace hazards, including their health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Volunteer BC BCACG Conference

October 28 - October 29

BCACG is organizing a conference for Non-profits, Charities & Volunteers. Everyone welcome! Join BC Association for Charitable Gaming (BCACG) &…

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November 2021

Technology Together 2021

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Poster OVERCOMING CAREER OBSTACLES IN TECH — A Virtual Conference for B.C. Newcomers In this no-cost Zoom conference, you…

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CCR Fall Virtual Consultation- Welcoming Newcomers With Open Borders

November 29 - December 3

The CCR Fall Consultation will take place on-line 29 November - 3 December 2021 on the theme of Welcoming newcomers…

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Ongoing Community Events/Programs

Newcomer Employment Program
Options Community Services
Beginning on 12th October 2021

Restaurant Management Training
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS)
Beginning on 18th October 2021

Family Resource Programs
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Fall-Winter 2021 September to December

Creekside Baby Time
Creekside Community Centre
Fridays, October 1st to November 26, 2021 | 10:00-11 a.m.

Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Six sessions from September 23 to October 28, 2021- Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Job Search & Personal Development Workshops For Newcomers With Disabilities
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS)

Men, family and Community
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
September 21st to November 30th, 2021
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00am to 2:00pm
Please complete and submit your registration form to:

Dads at Play
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Saturdays 10:00 to 11:30 am

Childcare Career Exploration
Fridays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Conversations For Success: Colour Your Way Home
Tuesdays 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Women’s Fitness Connection
Thursdays 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Youth Fitness Connection
Saturdays 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Employment Support for Youth Newcomers
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS)

H.E.A.L Employment Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Introduction to Roofing Trades Program
RCABC Educational Foundation

Online Learning for Migrant Workers in BC

S.A.H.A.R.A Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

LEADS Program
WorkBC Vancouver Midtown

12 Steps Addiction Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Thursdays- Online

Women Self-Defense
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 am

Addiction & Mental Health Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Sundays 7:30 pm

ASPIRE Toastmasters Club
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Tuesdays 7 pm

Daily Food Distribution
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Everyday 5:30 pm