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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February 2023

Lunch & Learn Training & Development Series

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for our next Lunch and Learn event focused on practical problem-solving skills. As part of our overall HR…

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REUSE AND RECYCLING DROP-OFF EVEN

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
City of Vancouver

On February 25th, Trout Lake Community Centre will be hosting a reuse and recycling drop-off from 10am-1pm.  Please find more…

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March 2023

Celebrations for Hoobiyee

March 3 - March 4
PNE Forum, Vancouver, 2901 E Hastings St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Celebrations for Hoobiyee, the Nisga'a Nation's new year, are taking place this Friday March 3rd and Saturday March 4th. They…

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BCSIS Human Resources Capacity Virtual Roundtable Leadership Development and Skills Competencies

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

Settlement service provider organizations are experiencing challenges in human resources capacity building, including staff recruitment, retention, career progression, leadership development,…

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AMSSATalk Virtual Event Supporting Newcomer Women Through the Shifting World Post COVID-19 Pandemic

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

(Le français suit…)    As the global resistance for women’s rights continues to unfold, it is time to reflect on…

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Free webinar for newcomers to Canada: Register today to learn about the benefits and credits you could receive!

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

English version *** La version française suit ***   Free webinar for newcomers to Canada: Register today to learn about…

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Webinar #1: Operation Ukrainian Safe Haven: Innovative Practices – Housing |  Opération havre de paix pour les Ukrainiens : pratiques innovantes – Logement 

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

As part of the Government of Canada’s response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada introduced…

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Care Aide Registration for Internationally Educated Health Professionals

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  o    Care Aide Registration  is a way Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs) can gain exposure to the Canadian Healthcare…

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Education & Social Services Information Session: 

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

  o    Career Paths Info Session for Skilled Immigrants – Education & Social Services program is for newcomers residing in…

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Webinar #2: Operation Ukrainian Safe Haven: Innovative Practices – Employment | Opération havre de paix pour les Ukrainiens : pratiques innovantes – Emploi

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Settling Newcomer Ukrainian Families – Innovative Practices Webinars   As part of the Government of Canada’s response to Russia’s full-scale…

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Ongoing Community Events/Programs

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

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

E-Connect for Temporary Foreign 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