EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

Deadline: November 13, 2019

Give the Gift of Warmth. Help a newcomer stay warm this winter by donating new or gently used coats and jackets of all sizes. Drop off your donations to the Centre for Newcomers and help families within the city who need a helping hand. Questions? Call 403-569-3325 any time or click the link below to send an email.

WINTER COAT DRIVE

November 20, 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

November 21, 2019

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hiring part time and full time sales associates. Requirements:

Must have at least 1 year of retail experience, High school graduate 
Willingness to learn, self-motivation, good communication and interpersonal abilities, and teamworkMust be able to multi-task. Interview date and time for selected/pre-screened applicants will be communicated before the hiring event. This is not a walk-in application. Click below to send resume and register today. 

OOMOMO HIRING 
FAIR @ CFN

November 23 -November 29, 2019

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Alberta Basic Security Training program offers a 40-hour program that covers all of the basic skills necessary to work effectively in the security industry.  This program is the mandatory program required to obtain a security license in the Province of Alberta. To register or for more information click the link below.

ALBERTA BASIC

SECURITY

TRAINING PROGRAM

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

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

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

November 15, 2019

12:30 am - 4:00 pm

CFN invites t Career Development & Job Search Services clients  to an afternoon of networking. The session will include speakers’ presentations and opportunities for participants to speak to resource persons. Hear and learn directly from employers about positive outcomes of networking. Gain knowledge of how to expand your professional network and current job search networking trends. Identify barriers in networking and learn techniques to overcome them.

 

Click the link below to find out more about Career Development & Job Search Services

NETWORKING FORUM

November 21, 2019

9:00 am -1:00 pm

Join Centre for Newcomers for a presentation on Domestic violence Intervention by Calgary police. During Family Violence Prevention Month, learn about the work being done to end domestic violence and find ways that can help. Learn how to plan for your safety in case of a domestic violence situation. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence reach out to Centre for Newcomers for help.

COORDINATED POLICE ASSISTANCE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS

November 25, 2019

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you an immigrant man? Join us at Dover community hall for discussions on issues faced by men and how to successfully settle as a newcomer in Calgary.

MEN’S COFFEE TIME

November 28, 2019

10:00 am

If you and your family landed in Canada as refugees, this is for you!

IKEA in partnership with Centre for Newcomers is hiring Sales, Customer Relations, Food & Restaurant Positions. Join CFN for a tour visit on November 28, 2019 to IKEA facilities, support with your online application and gain priority for an interview.

Register before November 15 by clicking below or contact your Career Practitioner at CFN (403-569-3325)

 

Limited Spots

REFUGEE

EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

IKEA IS HIRING!

Ongoing

Executive Mat Services in partnership with CFN is looking for a Sales Representative Assistant to assist Sales Representatives in the fulfillment of their daily duties of delivering a wide variety of products and services to customers on a predetermined schedule. Help Collect payment from customers and or manage customers' accounts to ensure company receives payment for products or services. $15/hr. To apply or for more information click the link below.

 

PAID WORK

EXPERIENCE

November 16, 2019

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Students and their families will learn how to read, write and speak in their mother language. The class will help the students learn other language such as English faster .

Students will gain knowledge about the Kurdish and Canadian culture, and establish new connections in the community.

KURDISH CLASS SESSION

November 23, 2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Help your kids achieve their dreams and get up to $2,000 free for their future education. CFN and ASPIRE Calgary welcome families with children under 15 years to a free RESP sign-up event during 2019 Education Savings Week. Enroll in RESP and CLB with financial institutions of their choice, apply for a SIN with Service Canada
and learn from CRA presenters the benefits, credits for families and various online tools and resources available for them.

RESP SIGN-UP

December 18 & 19, 2019

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Do you have a business idea and the motivation to take the next step?

 

Join Centre for Newcomers for a two-day workshop that will help you understand the tools you need to turn your business idea into a reality and connect you with the most relevant resources to help bring your idea to life. Learn the basics of marketing for your business and understand financing in Alberta for Immigrants Entrepreneurs. 

HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN ALBERTA FOR IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEURS

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

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