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June 16th – Connecting The Dots: Accessing Resources (Richmond)

CONNECTING THE DOTS’ FIFTH EVENT!

 

The CORe Collaboration Table, originally started by Richmond’s Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), is excited to present its 5th Connecting the Dots event. This year’s theme is Accessing Affordable Richmond Resources.

“Connecting the Dots is a great opportunity for the public to learn about the many social services in Richmond.  We have an exciting lineup of speakers and events, all of which are free to attend,” says Lonnie Belfer, chair of the CORe Collaboration Table.

Connecting the Dots: Accessing Affordable Richmond Resources will be held on Saturday, June 16th 2018 from 11am to 3pm at the Brighouse Branch of the Richmond Public Library and Minoru Cultural Centre.  There will be workshops on a variety of topics including financial services, literacy, and employment support; free activities including yoga, face painting, and gardening seminars; and information tables hosted by Richmond’s social services.  It is free to attend.

Continues Mr. Belfer: “We are very excited for the biggest Connecting the Dots event yet.  We hope that people in need of Richmond’s many resources will join us!”

Connecting the Dots is an annual event put on by the CORe Collaboration Table, a multi-agency effort to improve social services in Richmond.

 

 

For more information about Connecting the Dots: Affordable Richmond Resources, please contact:

Lonnie Belfer

Chair, CORe Collaboration Table

Phone: 604-374-0639

E-mail: Lonnie.Belfer@aviaemployment.ca

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June 19th | Newcomers Networking Event

Join us for an informal networking event where job seekers are able to mingle and make connections with business representatives. This is an excellent chance to practise your networking skills and learn about job opportunities in a fun and casual environment!
Employers will also be giving away prizes!
Attending Employers 
  • Aerotek
  • Arista
  • Function Health Group
  • Hayden
  • MGR Construction Services
  • National Bank
  • River Rock Casino
  • Sprott Shaw College
  • The Big Picture Coach
  • Unifiller
Agenda
2:30PM – Arrival and initial networking time
3:00PM – Welcome and introductions
3:30PM – Employer presentations and prize draw
4:00PM – Further networking and thank you’s
 
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June 14th | Teachers Information Session (Newton)

 

View the Teacher Regulation and Certification Process Presentation

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Join us in Surrey for a special information session from the Teacher’s Regulation Branch.

Shawn McMullin | Director of Professional Excellence & Outreach, Teacher Regulation Branch

Shawn will be discussing the teaching certification process and participating in a Q&A period. Please bring your inquiries, take time to network and share information with the other teachers/instructors.

Virender Hunjan | Special Education Assistant, Surrey School District

After the Q&A, we will welcome Virender, an internationally trained teacher, who will speak about employment experiences in Canada.

 

 

 

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March 8th – Surrey Client & Community Appreciation Event

We want you and your family to join us for talks, food, games and prizes!

 

 

Where: Back In Motion – #240-7525 King George Boulevard, Surrey

When: March 8th, 2018 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm

 

We would like to invite clients, their families and the extended community to celebrate and recognize the success and achievements of the Career Paths program and its clients

Agenda:

  • Words of welcome and Introduction from Debbie Samson – President of Back in Motion
  • Guest Speakers
  • Success stories from past clients
  • Speakers will be followed by food, time to network and prizes donated by Vancity!

We will also be joined by representatives from the DIVERSEcity, Vancity, Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC and Surrey Schools Welcome Centre.

Want to join in? Great! We want to make sure we order enough food, Sign-up here!

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Career Paths – Celebrate United Services (Richmond)

The Celebrate United Services event is a networking opportunity hosted by Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Back in Motion. We believe that by building strong cooperative relationships among service providers and community organizations in Richmond, we better help newcomers successfully integrate into their community.

Light refreshments, tea and coffee will be served. This event is open to service providers, clients and the general public.

Speakers:

How Technology Can Connect People and Strengthen a Community
Grant Fengstad, Director of Information Technology, City of Richmond

Careers in Technology
Jacqueline de Raadt, Manager of Executive Initiatives, ASTTBC

From Newcomer to Manager – A Success Story
Meri Ghazaryan, Manager, Global Connections, IEC BC

There will be an opportunity for Q & A after our scheduled speakers.

When: Tuesday, November 21st – 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Where: The Caring Place – #140 – 7000 Minoru Blvd. Richmond, BC

Register: Registration is FREE! Register online on Eventbrite.

 

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October 21st & 25th – Career Connections for Newcomers – Presented by SFU & Back in Motion

Career Connections for Newcomers – Presented by SFU & Back in Motion

Are you a newcomer to Canada looking for information, resources, and employment?

Join us for the Career Connections for Newcomers Series which features three events over two days with a purpose to connect you with the information and resources you need to find work in your field of interest.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP & RESOURCE FAIR – OCTOBER 21, 2017

Career Connections Resource Fair

10:00am – 2:00 pm

Back in Motion Rehab, Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program, will be hosting a Resource Fair for the Surrey Newcomers Employer Week. This event is targeted to offer a wealth of resources for newcomers under one platform. Organizations participating in this event are focused on assisting newcomers to align their skills with local opportunities. We expect the magnitude of this event will signal to all newcomers our joint commitment to seeing them succeed and will instill confidence for individuals seeking a starting point with their new life chapter in Canada.

Keys to Career Development for Immigrants

11:00am – 1:00 pm

A no-cost career development workshop for newcomers with practical information, advice and tips for advancing employment in their field of interest. Sessions will be delivered by inspiring immigrants who have established successful careers in Canada.

Workshop topics will include regulated and non-regulated jobs, credential evaluation, and best practices for taking advantage of networking and employment opportunities at Job Fairs. In addition, employment consultants will offer specific advice for newcomers who have worked in the following fields: Information Technology, Finance, Education and Nursing. Participants will also have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with employment consultants after the group session.

Schedule of Events

  • 11am – Welcome Address
  • 11:05am – 11:30am – Regulated vs Non Regulated Jobs and Credential Evaluation
  • 11:30am – 12pm – Tips & Tricks to shine at Job Fairs
  • 12pm – 12:45pm – Small group industry breakout sessions: Information Technology, Finance, Education and Nursing
  • 12:45pm – 1pm – Closing Address, One-on-one sessions with Employment Counsellors (optional)

CONNECTIONS NETWORKING EVENT – OCTOBER 25, 2017 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Calling all skilled immigrants in Information Technology and Finance! This event brings together top companies seeking talent in IT and Finance and aims to connect skilled immigrants and local employers.

Where: Simon Fraser University – Surrey Campus – 13450 102nd Avenue Surrey, BC V3T 0A3

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