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Kin’s Farm Market Hiring Fair

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

ISSofBC is pleased to host Kin’s Farm Market Hiring Fair on August 16th.

Event Details:

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: Room 101, Welcome Centre, 2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5N 4L2

Register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kins-farm-market-hiring-fair-tickets-66609738521 or contact vanessa.lee@issbc.org, 604-684-3599 ext. 1628

2019-8-16 Kin’s Farm Market Hiring fair

Details

Date:
August 16
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kins-farm-market-hiring-fair-tickets-66609738521

Organizer

ISSofBC
Phone:
(604) 684-2561
Website:
www.issbc.org

Venue

Welcome Centre – ISSofBC
2610 Victoria Drive
Vancouver , BC Canada
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Ongoing Community Events / Programs

Frames Film Program – Learn Film Making for Free
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Tuesdays, May 28 – August 13 | 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Clear Communication for the Workplace Online Course
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
6 Weeks
Offered: June 10 – July 19 | Sep. 16 – Oct. 15 | Nov. 4 – Dec. 13 | Jan. 13, 2020 – Feb. 21

Creekside Baby Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Fridays from June 14 to August 30, 2019

Exploring Calligraphy Art
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
6 Weeks
Starting Saturday, June 22, 2019

City Camp
WCKFoundation
A day camp for children aged 6-12 living with and beyond cancer / blood disorders and their siblings
3 Sessions | July – August, 2019

Summer School: MFB
Muslim Food Bank
July 8th – August 16| 10:00 – 2:00 PM

Digital Story Telling
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
10 weeks
Offered: July 9 – August 8, 2019 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aspire Case Management Training
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
Offered: Saturday, July 13, 10:30 am – 5:00 pm | Sunday, July 14, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm | Monday, July 15, 6:30 am – 8:30 pm

Connections
Douglas College
8 Weeks
Starting Saturday, July 29, 2019

Under The Tree” Family Drop-In at the Park
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Wednesdays from July 17 to August 28, 2019

August 2019 Workshops
ISSofBC- Coquitlam

First Steps to Prevention- Healthy Living Program
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Mondays September 9, 16 & 23, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Baby and Me Parenting Drop-In 2019
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Tuesdays from September 10 to November 19, 2019

Leadership and Facilitation Training
ISSofBC
14 Saturdays from September 14th to December 14th

Shoe Project
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS)
Monday nights (and some Tuesdays & Wednesdays) from 5:30-8:00pm from September 17, 2019 – January 12, 2020

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Mondays: September 30th and November 25th, 2019 from 6:30-9:00 pm and Saturday November 16th, 2019 from 9:00 am -1 pm

Impact Mentorship 2019
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Fridays from October 11 to November 22, 2019

Parent Support Circle – Vancouver Spanish Evening Circle
Parent Support Services Society of BC & Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Every first & third Monday | 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Course
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Microloans Program
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Finances for Newcomer Women with Children
Family Services of Greater Vancouver

Yarn Circle
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
(Wednesdays)

Skills and Supports for JOB SUCCESS
ISSofBC
(Tuesdays)

Moving Ahead (Tri-Cities & Maple Ridge)
ISSofBC

Income Assistance Outreach Tuesday
ISSofBC
(First 3 Tuesdays every month)

Free Multicultural Peer Support Group – For Immigrant and Refugee Women
ISSofBC

SOS Health and Settlement Orientation Group
ISSofBC – Settlement Orientation Services

After School Club!
Kamloops Immigrant Services

Welcoming Neighbours
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

Family Support Worker in Your Neighbourhood
All families with children 0-5 years old welcome
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House

Food Security & Sustainable Living – Workshops and Potluck
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
First Tuesday of every month 

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants 
Accounting & Bookkeeping | Office Administration
MOSAIC

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
Burnaby & New Westminster
MOSAIC

Refugee Training and Employment Program – BC Alliance for Manufacturing
MOSAIC

Fast-track to IT (FIT)-Youth Program
MOSAIC

Settlement Online Pre-Arrival Program 
MOSAIC
For pre-landed immigrants to find and retain employment

HIPPY Program for Multicultural Parents
MOSAIC

Immigrant Women’s Employment Readiness Connections Program (IWERC)
MOSAIC

Family Literacy Outreach
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Infant Sing and Grow Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children 0 – 12 months old 

The Little House Family Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children 0-5 years old

West Village Family Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
With children birth to 6 years old

Baby Time Drop-In
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Men’s Group
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Boys & Girls Soccer Training
Muslim Food Bank Community Services
Saturdays from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Vancouver Early Years Refugee Program
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society

Parent & Grandparent / Kinship Support Circles in BC
Parent Support Services of BC

Community Adult Literacy Program – Free English Class for Job Seekers
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Program
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS)

Immigrant Settlement & Integration program – Clear Communication for the Workplace (Online)
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Project
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

English Conversation Club
YMCA