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Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2016 Notice!

Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2016 Notice!

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 4th Floor, 2220 12th Avenue - Learning Room 1 Regina, Saskatchewan 5:15 pm   You are invited to attend the 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Regina Open Door Society on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 5:15 pm. It will be held at 2220 12th Avenue, 4th Floor...


RODS Distributing Izzy Dolls for Refugee Children!

RODS Distributing Izzy Dolls for Refugee Children!

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Regina Open Door Society (RODS) staff are distributing the Izzy Dolls to refugee children arriving from many countries. RODS is the local Settlement Organization serving Government-Assisted Refugees (GAR's).  RODS World Refugee Day Event is June 20th at 12 noon in Regina City Square Plaza...


RODS Child Care Art Gala

RODS Child Care Art Gala

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Please join us for our 3rd Annual Children’s Art Gala Fundraiser Saturday, June 18th, 2016 11:00 am to 1:30 pm  St. Paul's Cathedral 1859 McIntyre Street Regina, Saskatchewan     All artwork created by the children of Regina Open Door Child Care.  A variety of artwork will be...


RODS no longer offers Document Translation or Notary Services

RODS no longer offers Document Translation or Notary Services

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  As of June 30th, 2016 the Regina Open Door Society will no longer be offering Document Translation or Notary Services. For your convenience you may contact one of the following agencies below for your Document Translation or Document Notary needs.   ATIS - Association of Translators...


Patrick A Da Costa - Employment Services Success Story

Patrick A Da Costa - Employment Services Success Story

Patrick is originally from Ghana, where he lived until he moved to Finland to study Information Technology at age 22. When he finished school in Finland, he decided to move to Canada to pursue masters in Information Management in British Columbia. Patrick always had a passion for technology and...


2016 World Refugee Day Event!

2016 World Refugee Day Event!

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Ordinary people, forced to FLEE! On Monday, June 20th, 2016 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., the Regina Open Door Society will be hosting the 2016 World Refugee Day event. Please join us at the City Square Plaza - Stage at noon. The program will include a special guest speaker, the newcomer...


Youth Program Summer Blast 2016

Youth Program Summer Blast 2016

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Make your summer more exciting and meaningful and enjoy our fun-filled learning and recreational activities for you.   RODS Youth program will be offering a Summer Program (Summer Blast 2016) for newcomer youth this July and August. A variety of fun-filled learning activities are in store...


2016 Newcomer Bursary Recipients Announced!

2016 Newcomer Bursary Recipients Announced!

Congratulations to this year's Newcomer Bursary Recipients! Bishnu Kafley Emmerence Bagenda Eh Khu Hsa Devi Pabitra Tiwari Marwa Janbaz Mensur Ali Ruth Asfaw Sumitra Sunuwa EIGHT awards of $2,000 each were award this 2016! Newcomer Bursaries are cash awards of $2,000 that are...


SOPA courses help immigrants arrive prepared to work in Canada!

SOPA courses help immigrants arrive prepared to work in Canada!

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            New video! Two immigrants who completed SOPA courses before coming to Canada share their stories - the challenges they faced and how SOPA courses helped them arrive prepared to work in...


Employment Services, Now Offering Mock Interview Practice Sessions

Employment Services, Now Offering Mock Interview Practice Sessions

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Program Overview: Practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to job interviews. The mock interview practice sessions will give you the chance to practice your job interview skills, one on one, with an experienced employment services instructor or counselor.    ...


Membership is Now Due for 2016!

Membership is Now Due for 2016!

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Memberships are now due for 2016! To become a member of the Regina Open Door Society please fill out the...


Women's Social Group - WCN Program

Women's Social Group - WCN Program

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RODS Welcoming Community for Newcomers (WCN) program in Collaboration with Canadian Progress Club Regina Wascana present the Women’s Support Group for newcomer women.     Saturday, April 16th, 201610:30 am - 12:30 pm2nd Floor - 2332 11th Avenue, Student Lunchroom  Topic: Crafting   To...


Saher Tariq - Employment Services Success Story

Saher Tariq - Employment Services Success Story

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From Zero Job Offers, to a Bounty of Choices! Saher is originally from Pakistan, but she lived in Dubai for many years, where she received her professional certification through the Association of Certified Chartered accountants (ACCA) and worked in the accounting field for many years. Once...


Job Fair 2016

Job Fair 2016

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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, April 28th, 2016Core Ritchie Multi-Purpose Gym445 14th Avenue10:00 am to 4:00 pm  Bring your resume and come ready...