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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!

Posted in News

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

Posted in Courses & Workshops

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!

Posted in Courses & Workshops

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...


BUILDING BRIDGES Between Indigenous & Newcomer Youth: Drama Workshop EXPRESS THE ACTOR IN YOU.

BUILDING BRIDGES Between Indigenous & Newcomer Youth: Drama Workshop EXPRESS THE ACTOR IN YOU.

Posted in Events / Youth Program

  Join this free Drama workshop! PART 1: Introduction to improvisation and Theatre Games. Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017 |12:30 – 4 PM| Place: Regina Open Door Society, 2220-12th Ave (4th floor) Learn basic Theatre skill while having fun. No previous experience required. PART 2:...


Holiday Office Closure

Holiday Office Closure

RODS will be closed for the holidays from December 25th, 2016 to January 2nd, 2016.  The Newcomer Welcome Centre & Child Care Centre will be closed on December 26th & 27th, 2016 & January 2nd, 2016.  If you require assistance please visit or contact the Newcomer Welcome Centre at...


Volunteers Needed to Represent a Diversity of Immigrant Voices in Regina! Apply Now!

Volunteers Needed to Represent a Diversity of Immigrant Voices in Regina! Apply Now!

Volunteers are needed to represent a diversity of newcomer voices in Regina!  Please apply if you are interested in being part of the   Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT).  Role of the Immigrant Advisory Table: IAT members will bring lived experience to the role, ensuring the newcomer...


DONATE to the Welcome To Saskatchewan Packages!

DONATE to the Welcome To Saskatchewan Packages!

Posted in News

This holiday season, RODS will once again be collecting donations for our 2017 Welcome to Saskatchewan packages.  RODS will be providing refugee newcomers who arrive in the 2017 year with a Welcome to Saskatchewan Package within the first three months of their arrival.     Our goal is to have...


Employment Services Hiring Event

Employment Services Hiring Event

Posted in Career Postings / Events / News

Come meet employers who are hiring now! Thursday October 27, 2016Bank of Canada Building 4th Floor, 2220 12th AvenueCome any time between 9:00AM – 4:00PM (break from 12:00PM - 1:00PM) Over 100 Job openings for: Customer Service Banquet Attendants...


RODS 40th Celebration Event

RODS 40th Celebration Event

Posted in News

Regina Open Door Society is pleased to annouce their 40th Anniversary Celebration  November 17th, 2016 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Regina Performing Arts Centre 1077 Angus Street Regina, Saskatchewan We will have a short program, entertainment and refreshments.  Please come celebrate with...


RODS Flu Clinic

RODS Flu Clinic

Posted in Events / News

    RODS is excited to announce our Annual Flu Clinics  for 2016.  Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 and Thursday, November 3rd, 2016   Newcomer Welcome Center 2332- 11th Avenue Regina, Saskatchewan in partnership with Public Health Region   9:00 am to 3:30 pm  (lunch break...


Flu Clinic Information

Flu Clinic Information

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Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region will be offering Flu Clinics around Regina for 2016. You can go to any of the clinics listed which offer the flu vaccine around the city. The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region recommends seasonal influenza vaccine for everyone.   Those who would benefit...


Upcoming ALT Classes!

Upcoming ALT Classes!

Posted in Courses & Workshops / News

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...