Durham Immigration Calendar

October 2022

4 Oct

Helping newcomer youth pursue green careers - applications for the Autumn 2022 cohort are now being accepted!

The Newcomer Youth Green Economy Project (NYGEP) is a powerful opportunity for newcomer youth ages 18-29 to start or advance a career in the Canadian environmental sector and grow professionally through job skills training, networking events, project placements, mentorship, field trips, and community connections.

NYGEP is a Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) initiative, funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, that is helping to produce new leaders in conservation.

Throughout the five-month part-time program, participants will have access to learning opportunities in these environmental career pathways:

  • Ecological restoration
  • Water management
  • Green energy / green building
  • Environmental education

Program dates: October 29, 2022 to March 25, 2023 (cohort is five months long)

Participants will receive:

  • Professional project placements with a host employer in one of the four encironmental career pathways to gain Canadian environmental sector work experience.
  • Job search and corporate culture training - eight half-day virtual workshops in which you will learn about corporate culture and job search skills in the environmental sector
  • Online training
  • In-person and virtual fieldtrips and site visits
  • Employment coaching
  • Indigenous-themed presentations
  • Community connections
  • Networking

Learn more! Register to attend a NYGEP Information Webinar: Tuesday, October 18, 7 to 7:30 p.m. 

4 Oct

Were you laid off and are now having difficulty finding a job? Considering going back to school to upgrade for a new career? Determine whether you may be eligible for government funding to help you return to school and start your new career path. To register for this webinar: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpd-yrqjwrGdcpR9Geb5ja8oZE55q_j9oV

*A confirmation email with your Zoom link will be sent to confirm your registration. Please contact us at durham.resource@ymcagta.org if you have any questions.

4 Oct
Nobody's Perfect - FREE Parenting Group Learning

05:00 PM| 458 Fairall Street, Ajax ON L1S 1R6

Family and Community Action Program presents: Free Parenting Group for Parents/Caregivers of children birth to six years of age!

Childminding* and light dinner provided  *Childminding is for children 1 to 12 years of age. Infants stay with parents. Must Pre-Register, Limited Space

  • MEET with other parents of young children
  • SHARE questions or concerns and ideas about being a parent
  • LEARN about child development, safety, health, behaviour and resources in the community
  • TALK about real-life parenting experiences
  • WORK together with the support of a trained facilitator
  • DISCOVER ways of positive parenting

“There are no perfect parents, perfect children or perfect people. We can only do our best, and we all need help once in a while.”

4 Oct

 

Toastmasters

5 Oct
TRIEC Mentoring Partnership Employment

08:30 AM| Online

Reconnect with your profession in Canada

  • Are you new to Canada, 5 years or less?
  • Do you have 2 years of work experience in your professional field before coming to Canada?
  • Are you unemployed or underemployed and wanting to pursue your chosen career in Canada?

TRIEC Mentoring Partnership helps immigrant professionals reconnect with their career with the help of a Mentor in Canada with a similar professional background.

 

***In-person services have been cancelled until further notice.

5 Oct

Helping newcomer youth pursue green careers - applications for the Autumn 2022 cohort are now being accepted!

The Newcomer Youth Green Economy Project (NYGEP) is a powerful opportunity for newcomer youth ages 18-29 to start or advance a career in the Canadian environmental sector and grow professionally through job skills training, networking events, project placements, mentorship, field trips, and community connections.

NYGEP is a Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) initiative, funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, that is helping to produce new leaders in conservation.

Throughout the five-month part-time program, participants will have access to learning opportunities in these environmental career pathways:

  • Ecological restoration
  • Water management
  • Green energy / green building
  • Environmental education

Program dates: October 29, 2022 to March 25, 2023 (cohort is five months long)

Participants will receive:

  • Professional project placements with a host employer in one of the four encironmental career pathways to gain Canadian environmental sector work experience.
  • Job search and corporate culture training - eight half-day virtual workshops in which you will learn about corporate culture and job search skills in the environmental sector
  • Online training
  • In-person and virtual fieldtrips and site visits
  • Employment coaching
  • Indigenous-themed presentations
  • Community connections
  • Networking

Learn more! Register to attend a NYGEP Information Webinar: Tuesday, October 18, 7 to 7:30 p.m. 

5 Oct
Seniors Group Learning

03:00 PM| Online

The Community Connections Program helps to integrate Newcomers into Canadian lifestyle, providing them with social supports to ease the transition through a variety of group activities. Newcomers can:

  • Practice English Conversation
  • Learn about their community
  • Meet people from around the world
  • Share stories and experiences
  • Attend an informative workshop
  • Participate in social events
  • Develop networks and make new friends
  • Join a walking group
  • Connect with settlement Canadians

*In-person programs are suspended until further notice.

6 Oct

Helping newcomer youth pursue green careers - applications for the Autumn 2022 cohort are now being accepted!

The Newcomer Youth Green Economy Project (NYGEP) is a powerful opportunity for newcomer youth ages 18-29 to start or advance a career in the Canadian environmental sector and grow professionally through job skills training, networking events, project placements, mentorship, field trips, and community connections.

NYGEP is a Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) initiative, funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, that is helping to produce new leaders in conservation.

Throughout the five-month part-time program, participants will have access to learning opportunities in these environmental career pathways:

  • Ecological restoration
  • Water management
  • Green energy / green building
  • Environmental education

Program dates: October 29, 2022 to March 25, 2023 (cohort is five months long)

Participants will receive:

  • Professional project placements with a host employer in one of the four encironmental career pathways to gain Canadian environmental sector work experience.
  • Job search and corporate culture training - eight half-day virtual workshops in which you will learn about corporate culture and job search skills in the environmental sector
  • Online training
  • In-person and virtual fieldtrips and site visits
  • Employment coaching
  • Indigenous-themed presentations
  • Community connections
  • Networking

Learn more! Register to attend a NYGEP Information Webinar: Tuesday, October 18, 7 to 7:30 p.m. 

6 Oct
YMCA Ace The Interview Employment

11:00 AM

Are you a bundle of nerves during the job interview? Learn how to conduct yourself during an interview and how to answer those tough questions while appearing confident. To register for this virtual webinar: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIufu6ppjktGtbcD5CglsJQcznJfbANVbZk

 *A confirmation email with your Zoom link will be sent to confirm your registration. Please contact us at durham.resource@ymcagta.org if you have any questions.


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