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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!

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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

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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

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    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...


IN THE NEWS - Vital Signs Report finds newcomers to Regina want to give back

IN THE NEWS - Vital Signs Report finds newcomers to Regina want to give back

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ASHLEY ROBINSON, REGINA LEADER-POSTMore from Ashley Robinson, Regina Leader-PostPublished on: October 5, 2016 | Last Updated: October 5, 2016 5:31 PM CST Photos of Getachew Woldyesus, he is the manager of settlement, family and community services with the Regina Open Door Society....


IN THE NEWS - Regina refugees' art project made possible by industrial steamroller

IN THE NEWS - Regina refugees' art project made possible by industrial steamroller

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By Christa DaoReporter - Global NewsPhoto - Steamroller operator drives over print - Dave Parsons / Global News It was an unconventional way of rolling out prints, but an industrial steamroller was the machinery behind a newcomers’ summer art project to celebrate Culture Days in Regina....


IN THE NEWS - Steamrolling out art in Regina for Culture Days

IN THE NEWS - Steamrolling out art in Regina for Culture Days

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BARB PACHOLIK, REGINA LEADER-POSTMore from Barb Pacholik, Regina Leader-PostPublished on: October 2, 2016 | Last Updated: October 2, 2016 5:15 PM CST Photo - Members and supporters of Articulate Ink peel off a linen sheet that was pressed into an ink-covered woodcut by a Dynapac Roller on...


SOPA Graduate: Get to know Sunday Moses Olatunde

SOPA Graduate: Get to know Sunday Moses Olatunde

What is your profession? Quality assurance inspections and audits Describe yourself: Honest, teachable, professional, goal-setter What’s the greatest piece of advice a manager or co-worker has ever given you? Be smart with money, never spend more than your salary.  Name two things...