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Meet Mason - A RODS Volunteer!

Meet Mason - A RODS Volunteer!

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Mason Silva was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, but feels like he can relate to the challenges newcomers face after moving to a new country. “There were times, in my youth, when I felt like an outsider,” he explains. You’d never know it by looking at him. Mason is a well-spoken,...


Meet Shazia Shareef - A RODS Volunteer

Meet Shazia Shareef - A RODS Volunteer

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Shazia Shareef has a heart for volunteering. “Volunteering allows me to give back to the community I live in. It allows me to help other    people.” A long-time volunteer with the Regina Open Door Society (RODS), Shazia has participated in the organization’s newcomer/long-time Canadian...


Career Link 2017

Career Link 2017

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Come meet some of the best employers in the city, learn about networking opportunities and connect with different professional organizations and employment resources!   Thursday, May 18, 2017Banner Hall - Evraz Place1700 Elphinstone Street10:00 am to 3:00 pm Bring your resume and come ready...


 Consultant needed for RODS Integrated Communication Strategy!  Request for Proposals!

Consultant needed for RODS Integrated Communication Strategy! Request for Proposals!

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RODS is accept Proposals for Communication Strategy!   Regina Open Door Society (RODS) would like to invite Community Consultants to submit a proposal for a Communications Strategy. The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) is a non-profit organization that provides settlement and integration...


Employment Services Information Session

Employment Services Information Session

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Employment Services will be hosting an Information Session on Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 to 2:00 pm Regina Open Door Society  1st Floor, 2332 11th Avenue We offer a variety of services for people who are job ready and those who need help becoming job ready!  Come learn more about:...


Upcoming Advanced Language Training (ALT) Classes!

Upcoming Advanced Language Training (ALT) Classes!

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The Advanced Language Training Program (ALT) helps newcomers develop English language skills needed to meet their individual employment challenges, gain knowledge of the Saskatchewan work environment, and connect to the Saskatchewan labour market.   The program consists of four...


Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Newcomer Bursary Program!

Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Newcomer Bursary Program!

Newcomer Bursaries are cash awards that are to assist students with meeting the costs of post - secondary (i.e. university or vocational) training. Up to SIX awards of $2,000 each are available in 2017.    Individuals are eligible to apply for a bursary if they meet ALL of the...


Community Fair for Newcomers 2017

Community Fair for Newcomers 2017

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Experience and learn many of the opportunities that the City of Regina has to offer. The Community Fair for Newcomers 2016 will bring together organizations that foster awareness in Community, Health and Family Programming. Wednesday, March 8th, 20179:00 am to 3:00 pm Ramada Plaza...


Newcomer Community Health Fair 2017

Newcomer Community Health Fair 2017

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Regina Open Door Society will be hosting a Community Health Fair on Monday, February 27th, 2017 from 9:30 am- 2:30 pm, in collaboration with several Community Health Service providers. It will be a five hour event where newcomer can explore and visit booths of health service providers available...


SOPA Graduate: Get to know Nurudeen Bello

SOPA Graduate: Get to know Nurudeen Bello

Posted in News / SOPA - Settlement Online Pre-Arrival

“We arrived in Saskatoon on October 1st, 2016 and settling in wasn't difficult as we had already met some friends before landing.  My wife and I heard of the SOPA program through a SOPA client who had landed, and now I am so grateful to have listened to her recommendation.” “I took all 5...


SOPA Graduate: Get to know Ella Oteze

SOPA Graduate: Get to know Ella Oteze

Posted in News / SOPA - Settlement Online Pre-Arrival

It didn’t take long for Ella Oteze to gain employment shortly after landing here in Regina, from Nigeria.   Ella is an industrious and outgoing Career Mathematician with over ten years of experience in the finance and banking field. This experience, paired with SOPA’s pre-arrival courses,...


Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Opportunities - INVOLVE!

Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Opportunities - INVOLVE!

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Do you want to develop your Community Leadership Skills!  Integrating Newcomer With Volunteer Opportunities to add Leadership Value through Education (INVOLVE)   Spring Session is once again happening in the month of March 2017.  The program will run on each Saturday in March 4th 11th 18th...


Basic Employment Readiness Workshops Series for Refugees

Basic Employment Readiness Workshops Series for Refugees

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Resume Writing (8 Days): January 30th & 31st February 6th & 7th February 13th & 14th February 21st February 27th   Cover Letters (6 Days) March 6th & 7th March 13th & 14th March 20th & 21st   Job Search (6 Days) April 3rd & 4th April 10th & 11th April 18th...


New! Evening Employment Workshops for Refugees!

New! Evening Employment Workshops for Refugees!

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English in the Workplace (8 Days) January 25th, 26th Feburary 1st, 2nd February 8th, 9th February 15th, 16th   Safety in the Workplace (11 Days) February 23rd March 1st, 2nd March 8th, 9th March 15th, 16th March 22nd, 23rd March 29th, 30th   Time 6:30 pm to...