Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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Workshops

  • Groups of Five & Community Sponsors: Review of Requirements and Forms

    Date:Saturday, November 24, 2018
    Time:10:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
    Where:Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, 1111-11 Ave SW, Room: 315, Calgary AB
    Description:In this RSTP workshop, attendees would learn about the Group of Five and Community Sponsorship application process and how to fill out the required forms. Topics covered in the session include:  How to sponsor, who can be sponsored and the new regulations;  Review of required forms; and  How to calculate Sponsorship Costs based on family size. Please register by clicking here: G 5 / CS process and Forms or contact Anoush Newman at 403. 515-5868 or mnewman@rstp.ca.
  • Emotional Fatigue and Self-Care for Sponsors

    Date:Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    Time:2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
    Where:Catholic Crosscultural Services Mississauga, 3660 Hurontario Street, 7th floor, Mississauga, ON L5B 3C4.
    Description:In this RSTP workshop, attendees would learn about: emotional fatigue and why self-care is so essential to deal with emotional exhaustion; stressors and strategies to reduce stress in day to day life; relaxation and healthy coping skills through mindfulness exercises; and self-care tips and activities presented through fun activities and audio- visual materials. The workshop will be facilitated in coordination with the CCS Peel Mental Health Counsellor who has a long experience counselling clients on dealing with stress, emotional fatigue and attachment and maintaining self-care and well-being.  For registration, simply click on this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/emotional-fatigue-and-self-care-for-sponsors-tickets-52102897168
  • Introduction to Private Sponsorship & Free Legal Clinic (in English & Tigrinya)

    Date:Thursday, November 29, 2018
    Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
    Where:Hintonburg Community Centre, Basement Room #1, 1064 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2X5
    Description:Do you have questions about the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program? Would you like to know more about Groups of Five and Community Sponsors, as well as what forms to fill and who can help you with this process? If you have answered “yes” to those questions, then please register for this session! This session will be followed by a free legal clinic and will be delivered in English and Tigrinya. Please register for the event by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2B6i6Kt
  • Introduction to Private Sponsorship Program (in English & Amharic)

    Date:Friday, November 30, 2018
    Time:6:00 pm to 8:30 pm EST
    Where:Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO), 945 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2X5
    Description:Do you have questions about the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program? Would you like to know more about Groups of Five and Community Sponsors, as well as what forms to fill and who can help you with this process? If you have answered “yes” to those questions, then please register for this session here! This session will be delivered by RSTP in both Amharic & English.


Pre-registration to attend any of these information sessions and workshops is required. Please contact the RSTP to pre-register for any of these events.

To request a workshop, information session or training for your group or organization, contact the RSTP.