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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Workshop: Canadian Workplace Culture & Employer Expectations

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

ISSofBC is organizing a workshop.

Do you know what Canadian employers expect of staff?
• Understand how conflicting cultural expectations at work can result in misunderstandings and lost opportunities.
• Discuss how culture plays an important role in the way people interact and understand others.
• Based on feedback from employers, learn several reasons why immigrants sometimes struggle to adjust to workplace culture.

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: Online webinar via Zoom
Registration: Please contact Kim Abram at


June 15
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


(604) 684-2561

Ongoing Community Events / Programs

H.E.A.L Employment Program

Introduction to Roofing Trades Program
RCABC Educational Foundation

Dads at Play
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Circle of Security
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Online Learning for Migrant Workers in BC

S.A.H.A.R.A Program

LEADS Program
WorkBC Vancouver Midtown

Next cohort begins March 29, 2021 | Sign up for an online info session.

Markets as Incubators for Language, Cultural and Work Skills Development of Recent Immigrant & Refugee Women
Camosun College
January – March 2021 and April – October 2021

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