Durham Immigration Calendar

October 2022

20 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. 

20 Oct

Open up a whole new avenue in your job search by learning how to apply for jobs that are not advertised publicly. The applicant pool is smaller and your chances of being interviewed increase! To register for this virtual webinar: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvcOytqTsuH9JWc5MIUEmKIOgYq5xpJZqA *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.

20 Oct

Learn how internationally trained professionals are reconnecting with their profession through ELT.  

Enhanced Language Training prepares newcomers for the Canadian workplace and provides an internship to gain the practical experience needed.

Join us for a 30-minute webinar to learn how ELT can help you. 

ELT offers 8 weeks to learn where and how to find the job you want and is followed up by an 8-week internship with a local employer.

Learn:  how to tailor your resume, how to make a lasting first impression, how to be successful in your interview, how to get and keep your dream job.

Gain: Canadian experience for your resume, Canadian references, network in your profession 

20 Oct
Women's Group Learning

02:00 PM| Online

Do you enjoy interacting with other women?

Join Us Virtually Every Thursday @ 2:00 p.m. and learn About:

  • Knitting, crocheting, simple sewing and more.
  • Share your creative skills with others.
  • Let us have a cup of coffee together, spend time in a friendly and safe environment, while practicing English with the Community Connections Program Volunteers.

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