Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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Webinars

  • Preparing for the Visa Office Interviews

    Date: Friday, September 21, 2018
    Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

    The interview with the Canadian visa offices (VO) abroad is the stepping stone towards granting permanent residence status for your sponsored refugees and bringing them to safety in Canada. This webinar will provide some guidance on how to prepare your sponsored refugees for this interview, it will mainly tackle: – the rights of refugees during the interview; – what to expect during the interview; -basic principles to stick to; and -possible reasons for rejection. For registration, please click: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5941189481039215107.

  • Financial planning for PSR

    Date: Friday, August 24, 2018
    Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

    This webinar will walk you through the financial planning and education in the context of post arrival ( PSR), it will shed some light on: -sponsor-refugee decision making on financial support and expenditure; -cultural aspect of spending and use of money; -awareness on market targeting of new comers and how they contribute to common mistakes during the first year after arrival and beyond. For registration, please click: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3417261638904500483.

  • Calculation matters! Are you calculating your G5 sponsorship costs right?

    Date: Friday, August 3, 2018
    Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

    Group of Five sponsorship applications have at times been returned/rejected by IRCC due to discrepancies in cost calculations on the application forms. This webinar aims to illustrate how to budget for G5 sponsorship and where to reflect numbers on the said forms. The webinar will also tackle the new guidelines and the updated Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form. For registration, please click: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1389990895703089666.

  • The PSR Program: Supporting Settlement and Integration

    Date: Monday, July 23, 2018
    Time: 1:00 pm EDT

    This RSTP webinar would cover topics such as: 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. For registration, please click on: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3362991945192711427

  • The PSR Program: Preparing for Month 13

    Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    Time: 1:00 pm EDT

    This RSTP webinar would cover topics such as: 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. For registration, please click on: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4168341331585263107

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

    Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Time: 1:00 pm EDT

    This RSTP webinar would cover topics such as: the importance of keeping IRCC up-to-date with any changes in circumstances; who to contact and when; and, how to add dependents post-submission. For registration, please click on: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1628867494631802371

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

    Date: Monday, July 16, 2018
    Time: 1:00 pm EDT

    This RSTP webinar would cover topics such as: 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. For registration, please click on: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/825029936727496195

  • Preparing for the Visa Office Interviews

    Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
    Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

    The interview with the Canadian visa offices (VO) abroad is the stepping stone towards granting permanent residence status for your sponsored refugees and bringing them to safety in Canada. This webinar will provide some guidance on how to prepare your sponsored refugees for this interview, it will mainly tackle: – the rights of refugees during the interview; – what to expect during the interview; -basic principles to stick to; and-possible reasons for rejection . For registration, please click: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4358005986652612611.

  • Virtual Meeting on Sponsorship of LGBTQ 2 Refugees

    Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

    • Do you know that in more than 70 countries LGBTQ 2 persons are persecuted due to their sexual orientation and gender identity?
    • Are you also aware that LGBTQ2 refugees are one of the most vulnerable refugees?
    Canada has been a lead in protecting and resettling LGBTQ2 refugees. At this moment, there are 14 LGBTQ2 refugees identified for resettlement to Canada but waiting to be matched with private sponsors.
    Join us to learn more about these vulnerable refugees and discuss on ways to sponsor them. For registration, please click: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2704354793424725762.

  • The PSR Program: Preparing for Month 13  

    Date: Friday, June 29, 2018
    Time: 1:00 pm CDT

    This RSTP webinar would cover topics such as: 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. For registration, please click on: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4541007603332046595

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