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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How to Successfully Re-Enter the Banking Sector

March 22, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Hear from a hiring manager and successful newcomers on how to start a successful career in the Canadian banking industry

Register in advance for this webinar:

Guest Speakers:

Shane O’Driscoll, Branch Manager, RBC Meeting Place

Dalya Gomaa, Newcomer Banking Advisor, RBC Meeting Place

Learn about:

  • How to get your application noticed
  • The application and interview process at RBC
  • Expected education and skills
  • Potential entry level positions
  • Opportunities for growth within RBC
  • The experience of a successful newcomer


March 22, 2022
7:00 pm

Ongoing Community Events/Programs

Library Champion Project
NewToBC (Register here)

Pathways for Newcomers

Community Expressive Craft Space
Gordon Neighbourhood House
Starting May 7th, 2024

Spanish – Community Expressive Craft Space
Gordon Neighbourhood House
Starting May 9th, 2024

Virtual REACH – Virtual Remote Employment and Career Help
Douglas College
Starting April 21st, 2023

Job and Career Fair
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre  Society
June 19th, 2024 , 10:30 am – 2:30 pm