Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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RSTP has a team of trainers across Canada to help with your questions about refugee sponsorship. Please click on the nearest province for your local trainers’ contact information.

Staff are based at the RSTP main office unless noted otherwise.

Alberta

Orlando Vasquez, Calgary

Tel: 403-768-1687; 403-286-8040 ext 8040; ovasquez@rstp.ca
c/o CCIS office
1111 – 11 Ave, SW
Calgary, AB
T2R 0G5

Bethelehem Embaye, Edmonton

Tel: 780.851.9133; Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2422; bembaye@rstp.ca
c/o CSS office
8212 – 118 Ave,
Edmonton, AB
T5B 0S3

British Columbia

Ghazal Amiri

Tel:604.283.9337; gamiri@rstp.ca
MOSAIC Head Office
5575 Boundary Road
Vancouver, BC
V5R 2P9

 

Manitoba

Hilina Shiwaye

Tel: 204.977.1000 x 298; hshiwaye@rstp.ca
c/o Welcome Place
521 Bannatyne Ave,
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 0E4

Atlantic

Liz MacBeth (SAHs and their CGs and Co-Sponsors)

Tel: 902-200-8484 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2256; lmacbeth@rstp.ca

Laurie Cooper (Groups of Five and Community Sponsors)

Tel: 506-300-1309 | 1-877-290-1701 x 2423; lcooper@rstp.ca

Ontario (Services in English and French for Ottawa, Eastern and Northern Ontario)

Greater Toronto Area (GTA): Lubna Bajjali, Tel: 416-290-1700 x 2205 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2205 | lbajjali@rstp.ca

Ottawa and Northern Ontario (French and English): Michelle Ndizeye, Tel: 343-887-9875 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2417 | mndizeye@rstp.ca

Southern Ontario: Said Nixon Bangura, Tel: 416.290.1700 x 2412 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2412 | Fax: 416.575.7399; sbangura@rstp.ca

Saskatchewan

Helen Smith-McIntyre

Tel: 306-343-8303; Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701; hsmithmcintyre@rstp.ca
Located at Saskatoon Open Door Society
106 – 129 3rd Avenue North
Saskatoon, SK
S7K 2H4

 

The following staff are responsible for national programs:

National

French-speaking Trainer (Formateur francophone) : Léonce Musavyi, Tel : 416.290.1700, x 2413 | Toll-Free : 1.877.290.1701, , x 2413;  lmusavyi@rstp.ca

Online Course Coordinator: Serena Richardson, Tel: 416.290.1700 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2416; etraining@rstp.ca

SAH Capacity Building:

Evelyn Jones, Tel: 902.932.9474; ejones@rstp.ca

PSR-SPO Connection Project:

Parastoo Aznavehzadeh, Tel: 416.290.1700 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2403; paznavehzadeh@rstp.ca

May Amouri, Tel: 416.290.1700 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2407; mamouri@rstp.ca

Lidia Jarmasz, Tel: 416.290.1700 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2408; ljarmasz@rstp.ca

Anoush Newman, Tel: 403.515.5868; mnewman@rstp.ca

Blended Visa Office-Referred (BVOR) Program: Paula Marshall, Tel: 416.290.1700 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2406; pmarshall@rstp.ca or bvor@rstp.ca

Refugee Sponsorship Support Program (SSP) Coordinator: Sathya Thillainathan, Tel: 416-757-7010 x 2231; sthillainathan@ccscan.ca

Curriculum Developer: Christina Hamer, Tel: 250.800.5392 | Toll-Free 1.877.290.1701 x 2203; chamer@rstp.ca

Communications & Marketing Coordinator: Fi B. Nkrumah; fbaahnkrumah@rstp.ca 

Training Manager: Ekaterina Pak, Tel: 604.283.9319 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x2418; epak@rstp.ca; c/o MOSAIC Head Office, 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver, BC, V5R 2P9

Special Initiatives Manager: Suneet Kharay, Tel: 416.290.1700 | Toll-Free: 1.877.290.1701 x 2414; skharay@rstp.ca

 

RSTP’s main office is housed at:

Catholic Crosscultural Services:
55 Town Centre Court, Suite 401
Toronto, ON, M1P 4X4
Canada

Tel: 416.290.1700
Toll-free: 1.877.290.1701

Regular office hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday