Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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Webinars

  • The PSR Program: How to Prepare and Submit a Successful Application Package

    Date:Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Time:3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT

    Topics covered: an overview of the application process; recent updates and changes to processing; who can be included on one application package; what supporting documents need to be included in the application package; completing the forms for Groups of Five; completing the forms for Community Sponsors; proof of funds requirements; and, completing the refugees’ forms. Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1852041974091011339

  • The PSR Program: Adding Dependents Post-Submission and Updating Applications

  • Webinar with IRCC on Financial Responsibilities for SAHs

    Date:Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

    This webinar for new and experienced SAHs will provide an in-depth look at sponsors’ financial responsibilities as outlined in the Sponsorship Agreement, Appendix A of the IMM 5413 Guide and Section F of the Sponsorship Undertaking [IMM 5373] form.

    The webinar will also provide an overview of the RAP Rates and a demonstration on how to use them to calculate the minimum level of financial support required on arrival, and provide guidance on how financial support should be tracked and documented by SAHs.

    Presenters: RSTP with IRCC participation in the Q&A. The webinar will be recorded and uploaded to the RSTP website for viewing at a later date. Registration Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/9089579464918656780

  • The PSR Program: Supporting Settlement and Integration

    Date:Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    Time:3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT

    Topics covered: recap of sponsors’ settlement and financial responsibilities under the PSR program; the importance of connecting newcomers with a settlement agency; managing expectations; power imbalance; and, ethical considerations. Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4601919455647182347

  • Webinar with IRCC on the FAQs on Post-Arrival Financial Support for SAHs

    Date:Friday, September 27, 2019
    Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

    This webinar for new and experienced SAHs will provide an in-depth look at the recent changes and updates to the FAQs on Post-Arrival Financial Support and use case scenarios to provide examples on how the principles of the FAQs can be applied.

    Presenters: RSTP with IRCC participation in the Q&A. The webinar will be recorded and uploaded to the RSTP website for viewing at a later date. Registration Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2639761793012573964

  • Webinar with IRCC on Financial Responsibilities for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Monday, September 30, 2019
    Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

    This webinar for new and experienced Groups of Five and Community Sponsors will review sponsors’ financial responsibilities; examine the relationship between the Sponsorship Cost Table/In-Kind Deduction Table and the RAP Rates; provide an overview of the RAP Rates and a demonstration on how to use them to calculate the minimum level of financial support required on arrival; and, an in-depth look at the FAQs on Post-Arrival Financial Support.

    Presenters: RSTP with IRCC participation in the Q&A. The webinar will be recorded and uploaded to the RSTP website for viewing at a later date. Kindly note that IRCC will not be answering case-specific questions about applications that are currently being processed or have been refused or returned. Registration Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5839987142677872396

  • The PSR Program: Preparing for Month 13

    Date:Monday, September 30, 2019
    Time:4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

    Topics covered: when should sponsors start preparing for Month 13; what to consider when preparing newcomers for Month 13; services available for sponsored newcomers in Month 13; evaluating the sponsorship; and, the post-sponsorship relationship. Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1280460854391688459