Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

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Past Workshops

  • An Evening with IRCC in Halifax for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM AST
    Where:Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel, 250 Saint Margaret's Bay Road, Halifax, NS B3N 1J4
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-halifax-tickets-93517961741.
  • An Evening with IRCC in Moncton NB for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM AST
    Where:MAGMA Moncton, 22 Church St C170, NB E1C 0P7
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-moncton-tickets-93514517439.
  • An Evening with IRCC in London ON for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Friday, March 6, 2020
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
    Where:The Skill Centre, 141 Dundas Street, 4th Floor, London, ON N6A 1G3
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-london-tickets-93513899591.
  • An Evening with IRCC in Kitchener for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Thursday, March 5, 2020
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
    Where:Mennonite Central Committee Ontario, 50 Kent Avenue, Community Room, Kitchener, ON N2G 3R1
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-kitchener-tickets-93331483981.
  • An Evening with IRCC in Hamilton for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Wednesday, March 4, 2020
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
    Where:Hamilton Public Library - Central Library, 55 York Blvd, Wentworth Room, Hamilton, ON L8N 4E4
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-hamilton-tickets-93328083811 .
  • An Evening with IRCC in Toronto for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Tuesday, March 3, 2020
    Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
    Where:Catholic Crosscultural Services, 55 Town Centre Court, Suite 401, Toronto, ON M1P 4X4
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-toronto-tickets-93513085155.
  • Groups of Five Sponsorship Application Forms Clinic

    Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
    Time:5:00 PM - 7:30 PM MST
    Where:Catholic Social Services, 8212 118 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5B 0S3
    Description:In this RSTP workshop, our trainer will discuss what it takes to make a good sponsorship application. Participants would learn how to:  Avoid refusal  Craft a strong settlement plan  Calculate costs  Have the right supporting documents  Email your application. For registration, please visit Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/edmonton-groups-of-five-sponsorship-application-forms-clinic-tickets-92402493345 or contact: Christina Hamer (RSTP Edmonton AB Trainer) at Tel: 780.391.3228; Email: chamer@rstp.ca.
  • An Evening with IRCC in Vancouver for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Monday, February 24, 2020
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
    Where:Immigrant Services Society of BC, 2610 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4L2
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-vancouver-tickets-93510196515.
  • An Evening with IRCC in Calgary for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Friday, February 21, 2020
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST
    Where:FCJ Retreat and Conference Centre, 219 – 19 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0C8
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-calgary-tickets-93343491897.
  • An Evening with IRCC in Edmonton for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors

    Date:Thursday, February 20, 2020
    Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST
    Where:Edmonton Intercultural Centre, 9538 107th Avenue NW, Lunch Room, Edmonton, AB T5H 0T7
    Description:This forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to receive feedback on application processing at ROC-O, how sponsors can demonstrate they have the necessary financial and settlement capacity when completing the Sponsorship Undertaking and Settlement Plan form; A look at program integrity/fraud issues throughout the application process; Review and discuss important post-arrival issues such as financial and settlement responsibilities,  secondary migration and the post-arrival assurance and case review process; Review tools, resources and training available to Groups of Five and Community Sponsors; and, Provide feedback to IRCC on various aspects of the sponsorship process. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and all attendees are required to register using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-ircc-for-groups-of-five-and-community-sponsors-edmonton-tickets-93511195503.


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.