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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January 2023

YES² Youth Employment Support Services

January 3 - March 31

Eligibility: Youth aged 16-30 Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee status Individuals who are one or more of the following:…

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10-week YOUTH WORKS program

January 16 - February 18

This program very successful at helping youth aged 15 to 30 find and maintain employment. Participants get paid an hourly…

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Parenting Matters

January 19 @ 8:00 am - March 9 @ 5:00 pm

Parenting Matters: Making Sense of Children’s emotions with Shira Laye. To register for Parenting Matters: Making Sense of Children’s emotions:…

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February 2023

Education & Social Services Information Session

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

For Internationally Educated Professors, College Instructors, Early Childhood Educators & Social and Community Service Workers:   The Career Paths for Skilled…

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Lunch & Learn Training & Development Series

February 13 @ 11:00 am - February 21 @ 12:00 pm

Join us for our Lunch and Learn Series focusing on burnout to balance and practical problem-solving skills. As part of…

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BCSIS Human Resources Capacity Virtual Roundtable Staff Compensation and Retention

February 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Settlement service provider organizations are experiencing challenges in human resources capacity building, including staff recruitment, retention, career progression, leadership development,…

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Invitation to Register 2022 Sector Priorities Survey: Information Session

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

(Le français suit…)   February 15, 2023 | 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM PT   On behalf of AMSSA and…

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Info Session for Internationally Educated Nurses

February 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  The pathway to licensure for IENs can be a challenging one to navigate. Regulatory body requirements, language assessments, and…

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Virtual Marketing, Public Relations & Communications Industry Talk

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

ISSofBC Career Paths is pleased to host a Virtual Marketing, Public Relations & Communications Industry Talk on Friday, February 17th…

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Settlement Practioner PBLMT

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

As an organization, SVNH is embarking on a new project offering a PBLMT Settlement Practitioner Diploma program to 30 participants. …

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Ongoing Community Events/Programs

Yoga and Families
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Thursday’s 10:15am-11:00am

Chinese Mother Goose Songs & Rhymes Program
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Wednesday & Friday’s 11:00am-12:00pm

Kindergarten Preparation Program
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Saturday’s November 5 – November 25 

Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
September 20 – November 25, 2022

Nobody’s Perfect
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
November 1 – November 17, 2022 (Tues & Thurs)

YWCA Afghan Women’s Employment 
YWCA Metro Vancouver
January 2022 – Ongoing Intake

LINC Community Innovation – English Classes
Impact North Shore
September 2022 – March 2023

IRCC Pathways to Childcare Careers
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
September – December 2022

Immigrant Women’s Peer Support Program Leadership and Facilitation Training
September – December 2022

YWCA Single Mothers’ Support Groups
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
September 2022 onwards

Douglas College

Youth Employment Support Service (YES²) Program
Progressive Intercultural Community Services

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

Employment Support for Youth Newcomers
Progressive Intercultural Community Services

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

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

Saturday Youth Leadership Program
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Saturdays 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm