Workshops & Information Sessions
New to Canada? Looking for Work? Planning your Career?
Sing up for our cost-free workshops/information sessions and learn about resumes, interviews, writing a cover letter, networking, job search strategies as you look for work and plan your life in Canada.
Job Search Support and Career Counselling will provide you with the information and skills to guide you in your job search and help you reach your employment goal.
Settlement Services counsellors will help you keep informed and connected to community services as you settle and become independent. We provide one-on-one counselling, capacity-building workshops, referrals to community resources, and assistance in identifying and reaching your settlement goals.
The Centre for Newcomers offers services in English as well as over 40 other languages.
Call 403.569.3325 or visit the Centre to book an appointment with a Practitioner in your first language.
We offer offsite support at the Saddletowne Library
at Genesis Centre on 7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE
Fridays 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Saturdays 12:00 – 4:00 pm
ONSITE WORKSHOPS AND INFO SESSIONS ADDRESS
Centre for Newcomers
1010, 999 - 36 St. NE
|VOLUNTEER INFO SESSIONS 2018|
Wed, April 4 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tues, April 10, 17 or 24 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wed, May 2 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tues, May 3, 15, 22 or 29 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wed, June 6 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tues, June 12, 19 or 26 – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Join any session. No registration required. Please bring a copy of your resume.
Please continue to check our website for upcoming schedule.
For more information, please contact Elaine Mew at 403.539.5854 or email@example.com
|Being an Entrepeneur|
Friday, April 20th at 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Standing on your own feet - Being an entrepreneur , Friday, April 20th, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the Centre for Newcomers. Presenters: Shannon Holder and Catherine Glambeck ATB Entrepreneur Centre.
Learn about creating a business plan
Tips and tools to access capital
Key equations to ensure financial success
Discover key local resources
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org
|Multicultural Peer Mentorship for Professionals
Friday, March 23 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmA 4-month program that matches Mentors working as professionals in their industry in Canada with Mentees who are professionals striving to find employment in their fields.
To register, please contact Ayotunde 403-.648.2219
Saturdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Would you like to learn and practice computer skills? We offer free computer literacy classes at the
Centre for Newcomers. Content includes an introduction to computers, keyboarding, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
These classes are open to all - refugees, newcomers and citizens of Canada.
To attend, please register with Elaine Mew at 403.539.5854 or email@example.com
|BUILDING MY SKILLS
Get help with: Life Skills, Employability Skills, Connection to Employers, One-on-One Support
May 7, 2018 to July 12, 2018
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday mornings
9:00am – 12:00pm
must commit to the full length of the program
For LINC students assessed at CLB 3 and 4. Must have no Canadian work experience
Contact Lidia to register 403.569.3348 ext. 348 firstname.lastname@example.org
|Build Your Credit History & Get Out of Debt|
Mondays 9:00 am – 12:00 pmGet the support you need and learn how you can reduce your debt and grow your savings.
Wednesdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturdays 9:00 - 12:00 pm
For more information about this FREE service or to book an appointment, please call 403.569.3325.
|Transition to Employment Services
For clients with EI support
This program provides comprehensive and personalized services to EI recipients in Calgary and area for re-entry into the workforce. Clients may receive specialized technical training, childcare support and workers' benefits (WCB) while attending the program.
This program is funded by Government of Canada and Government of Alberta