Durham Immigration Calendar

October 2022

27 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. 

27 Oct
Mobile Indoor COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Learning

10:00 AM| 458 Fairall Street, Unit 5. Ajax On. L1S 1R6

27 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 

27 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.
27 Oct
YMCA - BACD Info Session Employment

02:00 PM

In this informative session, business advisor and entrepreneur, Marlon Shaw will share how to get started with your own business and the essential steps for growth. 

Learn more about the essential elements of a successful business and how the BACD can support your journey. 

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