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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AMSSA Annual General Meeting
September 23, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This year, AMSSA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in a hybrid format, with the in-person portion taking place at UBC Robson Square.
Date: Friday, September 23, 2022
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM PT
Registration open at 2:30 PM
Human Rights panel starts at 4:45 PM
Location: Online and in-person at UBC Robson Square
(800 Robson Street, Vancouver B.C. V6Z 2C5)
Zoom Link: https://amssa-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUodeyurj8uHdHfdk31VQSEjsl-E105MAAy
Highlights will include:
- Presentation of the 2022 AMSSA Diversity Awards including the Riasat Ali Khan Diversity Award, Service Recognition Staff Award, and Service Recognition Volunteer Award.
- Panel Discussion – Human Rights: Pre-Pandemic and Now
- This interactive armchair discussion will centre on key human rights issues in B.C. pre-pandemic, and the impact of the last two and half years while living with COVID-19. Panelists will identify and converse about the numerous political, environmental, and social changes that have occurred over this time.
Please RSVP by September 16, 2022 by clicking here
We ask that voting members participating online log on to the AGM at 2:30 PM.
An agenda and background documents will be sent to registrants closer to the date of the AGM. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Ongoing Community Events/Programs
YWCA SINGLE MOTHERS’ SUPPORT GROUPS
YWCA Metro Vancouver
Head Start LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada)
Mondays through Thursdays
FREE virtual Job Search and Personal Development workshops for people with disabilities
PICS Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society
Starting December 5, 2023 for 12 weeks
TechLINC Workshop for LINC teachers – Fall 2023
Every 2nd Friday, from October 2023 to February 2024
Family Resource Programs
Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House
Starting September 2023
Are you required to take an English test to work or study or gain citizenship in Canada?
University of Victoria
Workplace Skills for Success Course
Vancouver Community College
September 25 to January 5, 2024
YES² Program Flyer Final
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society
Starting in early September
Saturdays, October 7 to December 16, 2023
Y Mind for Newcomers
Wednesdays, October 18 to December 6, 2023
English Classes Virtually
Tuesdays 7:00-8:30PM @ Virtual
Thursdays 7:00-8:30PM @ Virtual
English Classes with a Twist
Impact North Shore
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
May 17, 2023 to March 31, 2024
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Virtual REACH – Virtual Remote Employment and Career Help
Starting April 21st, 2023