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English for Employment: Retail and Customer Service

English for Employment: Retail and Customer Service

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Newcomer to Canada within the last 5 years 18 years of age and older Assessed at English CLB 4+ Legally authorized to work in Saskatchewan TO APPLY: Please attend an ONLINE information session. Thursday, September 24 at 10:00 am OR Friday, September 25 at...


2020 Bursary Winners

2020 Bursary Winners

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Congratulations To This Year's Newcomer Bursary Recipients! • Diana Alshater• Nasteho Ahmed Farah• Nour AlBaradan• Mahamat Haggar• Mustafa Issa• Sedra Fattal Six Awards Of $2,500 Each Were Award In 2020! Newcomer Bursaries are cash awards of $2,500 that are to assist students with meeting...


ONLINE CONVERSATION CIRCLE FOR FAMILIES

ONLINE CONVERSATION CIRCLE FOR FAMILIES

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Attend our informational Conversation Circle every Thursday!    Session 1: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89518321306  Session 2: 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84297024171     ...


Summer Blast 2020 Program

Summer Blast 2020 Program

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WCN- Youth Program will be offering the Summer Blast Program for newcomer youth ages 12 to 24 this July and August 2020. Make your summer fun and exciting! Join the Summer Blast 2020 and experience a variety of fun and interactive learning activities we have in store for you. This program is...


2020 AGM

2020 AGM

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 You are invited to attend the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Regina Open Door Society on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at 5:15 pm.     Due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings, RODS will be hosting their AGM via Zoom.   Meeting details will be emailed to registered delegates...


INVOLVE program!

INVOLVE program!

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The Welcoming Community for Newcomers’ INVOLVE program will start on May 23. Develop your community leadership skills! Join the 5-week program to: Understand the culture, role, and history of volunteerism in Saskatchewan and Canada Understand how non-profit organizations are structures and...


Childcare Spaces Available

Childcare Spaces Available

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  The Regina Open Door Child Care is currently accepting new families! Spaces are available for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years old. Please contact us with any inquiries at childcare@rods.sk.ca or 306-545-3873. All families from the Regina community are...


Homework Help Club for grades 9 -12

Homework Help Club for grades 9 -12

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A FREE after-school online program for newcomer youth ages 12 - 24  that aims to enhance your academic performance, English communication skills and build social networks through one-on-one tutorials and mentorship from competent volunteers. When: Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 12, 2020...


Cultural Awareness Training

Cultural Awareness Training

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Regina Open Door’s Community Connection program would like to invite you to a cultural awareness training. The main objective of the Community Connection Program is to increase the engagement of Regina’s diverse agencies and organizations in the process of supporting newcomers’ settlement.  ...


Homework Help Club for grades 4 - 8

Homework Help Club for grades 4 - 8

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A FREE on-line program for newcomer students to stay connected with academics and school routine!   To register: Contact a SSWIS worker or EAL teachers at your schools or email the program facilitator at  sswis@rods.sk.ca for more details!  What you will need:  The On-line Homework Club...


Virtual Introduction to Web Design Program for Newcomer Youth

Virtual Introduction to Web Design Program for Newcomer Youth

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The Regina Open Door Society’s Youth Program will be running an INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN online workshop for newcomer youth ages 13 to 18 years old. The program will run weekly on Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm starting April 22, 2020, until June 10, 2020. The INTRODUCTION TO WEB...


Newcomer Bursary 2020

Newcomer Bursary 2020

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Up to SIX awards of $2,500 each are available in 2020. Individuals are eligible to apply for a bursary if they meet ALL of the following criteria: They are a refugee who landed in Canada in the past 10 years (i.e. since January 1, 2010); Their principal residence is located in Regina;...


Workplace Culture and Communication Mini Series

Workplace Culture and Communication Mini Series

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Starting your career over in Canada?  The challenge can feel daunting. You're acclimating to a new culture and trying to figure out Canadian work styles. Workplace culture, communication and desired soft skills are all developed through the broader cultural values and behavioural...


Financial Information Fair for Newcomers

Financial Information Fair for Newcomers

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Attend this fair to learn more about:  Types of bank accounts Internet and mobile banking  Credit cards and credit score Budgeting and payday loans and much more! Meet with representatives from BMO, CIBC, Conexus Credit Union, RBC, and Scotia Bank    When: February...