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Le rôle des travailleurs en établissement dans le parrainage privé des réfugiés

December 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program will organize a virtual training session in French developed specifically for settlement workers. The session will equip Francophone settlement workers to better support their clients who are sponsored refugees and to collaborate more efficiently with sponsoring groups.

The training session will take place on Tuesday, December 8, at 10 am (Pacific Time).

Please register here.

Le Programme de formation sur le parrainage privé des réfugiés a le plaisir d’annoncer une séance de formation virtuelle, élaborée à l’intention des travailleurs en établissement francophones. La séance outillera les travailleurs en établissement pour soutenir leurs clients réfugiés parrainés et pour appuyer le travail des groupes qui parrainent ces nouveaux arrivants.

La formation aura lieu le mardi 8 décembre à 10 h (heure du Pacifique) et les participants peuvent s’y inscrire en cliquant sur le lien suivant :


December 8, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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