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 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This year, the AMSSA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held online to respect COVID safety protocols. An agenda and background documents will be sent to registrants closer to the AGM date.

Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)
Location: Online – a Zoom link will be provided upon registration

Highlights include:
• Address by Minister Ravi Kahlon, Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation
• Special Presentation of the Diversity Awards
• Keynote by Priscilla Omulo, Thunder Bird Woman Consulting


Please RSVP by September 20, 2021.
We ask that voting members log on to the AGM at 9:30 AM.
Have questions about the AGM, contact us at


September 24
10:00 am - 12:00 pm



Ongoing Community Events / Programs

Job Search & Personal Development Workshops For Newcomers With Disabilities

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) Society

Under The Tree
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Every Tuesday, July 13th to August 24th, 2021 -10:30am-12 pm

H.E.A.L Employment Program

Introduction to Roofing Trades Program
RCABC Educational Foundation

Online Learning for Migrant Workers in BC

S.A.H.A.R.A Program

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