EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

January - March 2020

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Centre for Newcomers invites you to learn new skills (Sewing ,knitting and crocheting), practice English speaking, meet new friends and break isolation.

WOMEN PEER

SUPPORT GROUP

March 4th, 2020

2:00 pm 

  • Learn about Edo's current job openings (full and part-time decisions), requirements and benefits, store locations and how you can participate in pre-screening activity. Registered participants will have the opportunity to join a store tour and schedule for a job interview,. 

EDO JAPAN

INFORMATION SESSION

April 2, 2020

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

  • CFN in partnership with Saunders landscaping is hiring job seekers looking for full time work as skilled landscape labourers, landscape and labourers. Must be able to do physically demanding work / tasks on commercial construction sites, have hard hard and steel toes boots. 

  • Salary range is $18.00 - $30.00 / hour. On the job training and advancement within the company is offered.

SAUNDERS LANDSCAPING

IS HIRING @ CFN

Ongoing

Would you like to Volunteer with CFN? Come in for a Volunteer Orientation session to find our what best suits you. Included is a brief history of the Centre for Newcomers, volunteerism in Canada, volunteer roles at CFN and

how to look for volunteer positions in Calgary 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 click below. 

VOLUNTEER 

@CFN

Ongoing

A 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 or for more information click below. 

MULTICULTURAL

PEER MENTORSHIP

February 3  - March 3, 2020

Mondays & Tuesdays

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Life Skills Training helps you understand, adjust and participate in the settlement process. The training will teach you how to better communicate with family, friends, and community members. You will learn about Canadian Culture and how to adjust, how to solve problems, how to get your children to do their chores, how to communicate with teachers, and how to set personal goals.

LIFE SKILLS FOR

IMMIGRANT WOMEN

March 9, 2020

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Join us on Monday March 9th at CFN to celebrate the social, economic, cultural & political achievement of women. Activities, cultural performances, doors prizes and displays. For more info or register today simply click below.

INTERNATIONAL

WOMEN'S DAY

April 17, 2020

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

  • The World Economic Forum predicts creativity to be the #3 required job skill in 2020. CFN is pleased to have Caroline Brookfield at the Centre on April 17th to talk about how creativity, as a top level skill, builds resilience in job searches and serves as a elemental trait to face daily stress. Light refreshments will be served. 

Info Session and Networking on Creativity

Ongoing

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. Must currently be receiving Employment Insurance (EI) or have received regular EI payments in the previous 5 years. For more information or to register click below.

TRANSITION TO

EMPLOYMENT

Begins February 24, 2020

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Wednesdays: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

*In-person registration only. Starts Monday, March 2, 2020, at 10:00 am

*Booking for March 6, will run from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

  • Book an in-person appointment with CFN  and our experts will help you with your tax preparation.

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  • Got questions?  contact us through the link below

TAX CLINIC APPOINTMENT

March 28th, 2020

7:00 am - 10:30 pm

On Saturday, March 28th, 2020, CFN invites you to join us at the fabulous Habebe's Banquet Hall for CFN's 5th Annual Fundraiser: Celebrating Diversity. 

Come help us build community, have fun and most of all, work towards the Calgary we imagine and strive for each day – a community that values diversity, in which people of all backgrounds find and create opportunities to fulfill their dreams.

CFN's 5Th ANNUAL FUNDRAISER:

CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

Ongoing by Registration

Get the support you need and learn how you can reduce your debt and grow your savings. Improve your credit score and achieve financial goals.  Workshops are held on:

 

         

To register or for more information about this service click below.

GOOD USE OF 

YOUR MONEY

Ongoing

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, immigrants and citizens of Canada. Classes are Saturdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon To attend or for more information click below.  

COMPUTER

LITERACY

Office Hours

Monday to Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm


We are closed on Statutory holidays and long weekends

 

Address

1010, 999 - 36 Street NE

Calgary, AB T2A 7X6
 

(located inside the T & T Pacific Place Mall. -  Please use the northeast entrance off of 36 st, 12 Ave NE. No access from 33 st NE.
 

 

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Phone: 403.569.3325
Email: info@centrefornewcomers.ca