Events

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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CAREER PATHS FOR SKILLED IMMIGRANTS INFORMATION SESSION

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Are you an international medical graduate looking for support to pursue medical licensure in BC?

At this information session, you will learn about how the Career Paths Health program can support you in your goal of pursuing medical residency or PRA-BC. We will describe the program services offered and eligibility criteria for the program, and explain how you can apply.

INFORMATION SESSION
Date: Thursday, September 29th
Time: 5-6PM Location: Online (Zoom)

PROGRAM SERVICES
The Career Paths services include:

  • Personalized career coaching and action planning
  • Reimbursements for some of the costs related to the registration process
  • Job search support and labour market information
  • Workshops to help you prepare for language proficiency and licensing assessments

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
The Career Paths program eligibility criteria include:

  • Permanent resident of Canada for less than 5 years, and not be a Canadian citizen
  • High intermediate to advanced level of English
  • At least 1 year of experience in your field (up to age 31) or 3 years of experience (31 years+)
  • Not receiving Income Assistance, and cannot have received Employment Insurance in the past 5 years (exception: CERB)

EVENT REGISTRATION

Please register your attendance via Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/career-paths-information-session-for-international-medical-graduates-tickets-381870363537

Venue

Online

Organizer

Douglas College

Ongoing Community Events/Programs

Bringing Traditions Home
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
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Indigenous Monday Night Dinner
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October 17 & 31, November 14 & 28, 2022

Transitioning to a New Country
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October 4,6,11,14, 2022

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

City of Richmond Diversity Symposium
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October 24-28, 2022

Nobody’s Perfect
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November 1 – November 17, 2022 (Tues & Thurs)

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

Workplace English Class- Customer Services
Options Community Services
February-September 2022

Workplace English Class- Food Services
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February-September 2022

Workplace English Class- Hospitality
Options Community Services
February-September 2022

Workplace English Class- Janitorial
Options Community Services
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Workplace English Class- Office Administration
Options Community Services
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Kindergarten Ready!
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Under the Tree Family Program at the Park
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Family Resource Programs Summer Calendar
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July – August 2022

Virtual Reach Employment Program
Douglas College
August 2022

Looking for a Career in the Construction Industry?
Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia
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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
ISSofBC
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YWCA Single Mothers’ Support Groups
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
September 2022 onwards

REACH PROGRAM
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
ISSofBC

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