Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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Past Workshops

  • Introduction to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program

    Date:Sunday, November 20, 2022
    Time:3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST
    Where:Saskatoon Open Door Society 129 3rd Ave N, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H4
    Description:

    Join us to learn about the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program: who can sponsor, who can be sponsored and the responsibility of the sponsors.


  • How to Determine the Correct Amount of Financial Support for Newcomer Refugees

    Date:Sunday, October 30, 2022
    Time:3:00 PM CST
    Where:Saskatoon Open Door Society 129 3rd Ave N, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H4
    Description:
    Learn how to use the Minimum Financial Calculator and the FAQs document to ensure that the minimum amount of financial support is provided to newcomers. webinar flyer

  • G5/CS Post-Arrival Budget Calculation Workshop

    Date:Thursday, September 29, 2022
    Time:5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
    Where:Virtual via Zoom
    Description:

    Lets Do the Math

    Be prepared for changes that may occur and affect the financial calculations. This workshop will touch on what sponsors need to keep track of when it comes to assurance activities. Any questions? Please Contact RSTP Trainer: Michelle Ndizeye Tel: 343.887.9875 OR Email: mndizeye@rstp.ca
    Trainer: Hilina Shiwaye Tel: 204.977.1000 ext298 OR Email: hshiwaye@rstp.ca
    Registration: September 29th, 2022
  • G5/CS Sponsors’ Post-Arrival Responsibilities Workshop

    Date:Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    Time:5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
    Where:Virtual via Zoom
    Description:

    What to do upon Newcomer Arrival

    Covering various topics under the PSR post-arrival responsibilities, including learning how to practice ethical considerations and navigating COVID-19 requirements. Any questions? Please Contact RSTP Trainer: Michelle Ndizeye Tel: 343.887.9875 OR Email: mndizeye@rstp.ca
    Trainer: Hilina Shiwaye Tel: 204.977.1000 ext298 OR Email: hshiwaye@rstp.ca
    Registration: September 28, 2022
  • G5/CS Sponsors’ Preparing a Successful PSR Application Workshop

    Date:Thursday, September 22, 2022
    Time:5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
    Where:Virtual via Zoom
    Description:

    Tips for a Successful Application

    This webinar is for new and experienced sponsors. Providing an in-depth look at how to prepare an application to sponsor refugees under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees program, from start to finish also; how to structure the application with documents you need for the application package. Any questions? Please Contact RSTP Trainer: Michelle Ndizeye Tel: 343.887.9875 OR Email: mndizeye@rstp.ca
    Trainer: Hilina Shiwaye Tel: 204.977.1000 ext298 OR Email: hshiwaye@rstp.ca
    Registration: September 22, 2022
  • Intro to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) Program

    Date:Wednesday, June 1, 2022
    Time:7:00 - 8:30 PM (ADT)
    Where:The Multicultural Associations of the Greater Moncton Area (MAGMA), 22 Church St., Suite C170, Moncton, NB E1C 0P7
    Description:Join us for an in-person workshop on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program. You will learn about: Who can be sponsored, who can be a sponsor, what funds are required, what forms to complete and about the whole process from start to finish.   For more information, contact our RSTP trainers:  Kendra Ball Tel: 506.300.1309 Email: kball@rstp.ca OR Liz MacBeth, Tel: 902.200.8484 Email: lmacbeth@rstp.ca   Seats are limited, please register at : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intro-to-private-sponsorship-of-refugees-in-moncton-tickets-342329345287?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=escb
  • Financial Support for the Refugees Who Have Arrived

    Date:Sunday, July 25, 2021
    Time:7:00 pm CST
    Where:106 - 129 3rd Avenue, North Saskatoon SK
    Description:The person/family you have sponsored is coming. You will need to know about start-up costs and monthly payments. Please join us to learn about the financial requirements and the calculator.  Please note that the maximum audience allowed at the event venue is 5 people.  The event is also accessible virtually through Zoom; for registration link and password, please contact RSTP trainer, Helen Smith-McIntyre, at tel: 306-343-8303 or email: hsmithmcintyre@rstp.ca.
  • Filling in the Forms to Sponsor a Refugee

    Date:Sunday, June 27, 2021
    Time:3:00 pm CST
    Where:106 - 129 3rd Avenue, North Saskatoon SK
    Description:In this RSTP workshop, participants would learn about filling the many forms correctly in order to sponsor a refugee.  Please note that the maximum audience allowed at the event venue is 5 people.  The event is also accessible virtually through Zoom meeting via registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86019453860?pwd=UGRPTXRKdS9PQzBJb050eXBlMUdRdz09. For more information, please contact RSTP trainer, Helen Smith-McIntyre, at tel: 306-343-8303.  
  • Your Responsibilities as a Refugee Sponsor

    Date:Sunday, May 30, 2021
    Time:3:00 pm CST
    Where:106 - 129 3rd Avenue, North Saskatoon SK
    Description:In this RSTP workshop/webinar, participants would learn about the commitments and responsibilities of refugee sponsorship. Please note that the maximum audience allowed at the event venue is 5 people.  The event is also accessible virtually through Zoom meeting via registration link: https://zoom.us/j/98607472198?pwd=aCtocXlzS0NHQUNDd0pGTG8wM041UT09  For more information, please contact RSTP trainer, Helen Smith-McIntyre, at tel: 306-343-830
  • On Becoming a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH)

    Date:Sunday, April 25, 2021
    Time:3:00 pm to 5:00 pm CST
    Where:106 - 129 3rd Avenue, North Saskatoon SK
    Description:In this RSTP workshop/webinar, participants would review the process of submitting applications and the basic requirements to become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder. Please note that the maximum audience allowed at the event venue is 5 people.  The event is also accessible virtually through Zoom meeting via registration link: https://zoom.us/j/95596772225?pwd=bm9UTmZ5YVRFdTJsblQxUmZtandOZz09.  For more information, please contact RSTP trainer, Helen Smith-McIntyre, at tel: 306-343-830


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.