EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

PAID WORK EXPERIENCE

ETHNICITY CATERING

TRAINING PROGRAM

April 19, 2021 & June 1, 2021

Weekends

Are you new to Canada? Are you looking for your first opportunity? Through the EthniCity Catering Training Program, you will acquire valuable Canadian experience and learn workplace essential and life skills.

Online Classes and Kitchen Work Experience begins April 19, 2021

For more information contact Debby, at 403-536-8817

Click the link below to learn more about EthniCity Catering

PEER MENTORSHIP

COHORT ORIENTATION

April 15, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Applications selection:

March 1 – March 31, 2021

The MPMP is a 4-month program that matches mentors working as professionals in their industry with mentees (skilled immigrants) who are professionals requiring opportunities and guidance to find employment in Canada.

To find out more about the program visit Multicultural Peer Mentorship for Professionals

For the application package and to register for the virtual orientation click below.

EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS

April 30, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CFN's Indigenous Education Program (IEFN) invites you to participate in a community dialogue on Exploring Relationships.

 

Are we investing in relationships? What does this look like in the different stages of our daily lives?

Join us in discussing topics such as the special nature at work that pulls in a global community and the building blocks that help set a foundation in relationships. Learn what is needed for growth and what can impede growth.

VOLUNTEER 

@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. 

COMPUTER

LITERACY

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.  

CVITP 2021 HAS

GONE VIRTUAL!

March - April 2021

Weekends

File your taxes by Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp or FB Messenger on weekends during the months of March and April with CFN.

Eligibility Screening begins Monday, March 1st at 9:00 am

Eligibility criteria:

 

  • modest income and simple tax situation

  • Income - $35,000 for 1 person; $45,000 for 2 people and $2500 per dependent.

Contact us Monday through Saturday at

403-536-8244 ( 9:00 am – 3:00 pm)

7X POWERED 

VIRTUAL JOB FAIR

April 21, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Centre for Newcomers and our partners at 7x Powered Inc. is hosting a virtual job fair. 7X is a co-sourced company that offers a virtual call centre for larger brands in Canada and is in need of inside sales agents. For more information or to register today simply click below.

CANADIAN

CULTURE CLUB

VIRTUAL SPRING INTAKE

Connect with others who have moved to Canada and born Canadians to learn more about life in Canada and Calgary – so that your settlement journey is less of a challenge than it has to be.

 

Share your own experiences of moving to Canada and what you have learned about settling in Canada – all Virtually!

 

For more information and to register click below.

RETURN TO

WORK IN ALBERTA

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.

MULTICULTURAL

PEER MENTORSHIP

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. 

DISCOVERING OUR DIFFERENCES PART II: ALLYSHIP AND BYSTANDERSHIP

April - May 2021

This introductory workshop is dedicated to educating individuals about concepts related to diversity, inclusion, and psychological safety. In Part II, individuals will examine current best practices in allyship and bystandership. Participants will gain introductory knowledge to assess personal roles in facilitating change towards diversity, inclusion and psychological safety.

To register for the event click below.

COVID-19:

ENCOURAGING SAFE BEHAVIORS AROUND VACCINES

April 23, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

While COVID-19 continues to spread, 

it's important to remain vigilant and informed as several new vaccines began to provide hope for getting a real handle on the virus. And as much as it's hopeful to see these vaccines roll out, concerns and questions about their safety and reliability are commonplace. CFN invites you to join us for a webinar that will explore the benefits of the vaccines, how they work, possible risks and side effects, and the importance of face masks and avoiding crowds to reduce community transmission.

SUCCEEDING IN

YOUR ONLINE JOB  SEARCH (SOS)

Ongoing

Are you an immigrant job seeker with low technology or computer skills? Do you have difficulty with English? Have you been experiencing distress due to the Covid-19 pandemic? Do you want to be able to successfully apply for online jobs?

 

CFN'S Succeeding in Online Job Search (SOS) offers one week of digital upskilling workshop using online job application platforms, one week of intensive one-on-one or group coaching and employer connection support.

GOOD USE OF 

YOUR MONEY

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.

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