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Family Day 2019

Join us for an afternoon of food, fun and activities for the whole family!

Date: Friday, February 15. 2019
Time: 11 AM - 2 PM
Location: Lawrence Square Mall, 700 Lawrence Ave. West. 2nd Floor.

For more information please contact:

Dayanne: dmartinez@nych.ca  | 416-784-0920

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Career Competencies in Canada: Workplace Culture - Differences & Similarities

Expand your knowledge and understanding of working in a multi-cultural and diverse workplace.

Come to our Group Mentorship sessions to help you succeed at work!

Presented by Dr. Alireza Sharifi, DBA Certified Master Class Trainer; Master Coach with the participation of mentors from relevant industries. 

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bathurst-Finch Hub, 540 Finch Ave. W.

For more information and registration please contact:

Alin Moayedi: amoayedi@nych.ca  | 647-204-9070 by February 4.

*Space is Limited*
 

ALL for Seniors: Zumba Classes & English Conversation Circle

Join our FREE Zumba Classes and English Conversation Circle for Seniors!

Get moving, practice English conversation, and make new friends!

Date: Wednesdays | January 16 - March 20, 2019
Time: 11 AM - 1 PM
Location: North York Community House, Bathurst-Finch Hub, 540 Finch Avenue West

For more information and registration please contact:
Shova : sadhikari@nych.ca | 647-208-9733

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ALL for Seniors: Gentle Fitness & Computer Classes

Join our Gentle Fitness and Computer Classes for seniors at Black Creek Community Health Centre!

Date: Tuesdays | February 5 - April 9 (10 Weeks)
Time: 3 PM - 5 PM
Location: Black Creek Community Health Centre,
1 York Gate Boulevard, Room 160

For more information and registration please contact:
Shova : sadhikari@nych.ca | 647-208-9733

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ALL for Seniors: Gentle Fitness & Healthy Living Workshops

Join our Gentle Fitness and Healthy Living Workshops for seniors and get moving!

We have programs running at two locations.

Gentle Fitness & Healthy Living Workshop - Jane Street Hub

Date: Mondays | January 21 - March 25, 2019 (10 weeks - No Class February 18)
Time: 10 AM - 12 PM
Location: Jane Street Hub, 1541 Jane Street

Register with:
Shova : sadhikari@nych.ca | 647-208-9733

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Gentle Fitness & Healthy Living Workshop - 505 Lawrence Avenue West

Date: Wednesdays | January 23 - March 27, 2019
Time: 11 AM - 1 PM
Location: 505 Lawrence Avenue West

Register with:
Shova : sadhikari@nych.ca | 647-208-9733

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Citizenship Preparation Program

Learn about Canadian government, history and geography through conversations and activities.


Date: Tuesdays | January 8 - March 5, 2019 (9 weeks)
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka Library, 1745 Eglington Ave. W


Register with:
Maria : mcrupi@nych.ca | 416-419-4037

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Peer Outreach Leadership Training

Meet and Engage with your Community!

The Peer Outreach Leadership Training will build the capacity of newcomers to engage their community through effective outreach.

This free 10 session interactive training includes workshops on understanding newcomer needs, community resources, how to make referrals, and effective outreach strategies.

There is a practicum component where participants will get the chance to learn about their communities and practice outreach. Our goal is for residents to get to know each other, learn about their communities, and find ways to make each other’s voice heard.

Workshops include:

  • Overview of newcomer needs

  • Equity & Anti-Discrimination

  • Communication & Outreach Styles

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Introduction to Community Resources

  • Effective Outreach Strategies

A certificate of participation will be awarded upon completion.

Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays | February 25 - March 18, 2019
Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: Lawrence Square Mall, 700 Lawrence Ave. W., Suite 350

*TTC tokens available upon request.

To register please complete and submit the application form below.

For more information please contact Fatima at fbarron@nych.ca | 416 898 6339

Employment & Financial Literacy Support for Newcomer Men

We offer employment readiness, financial literacy and life skills for newcomer men.

Employment Readiness Component includes:

  • Employment readiness training sessions 

  • One-on-one coaching 

  • Support in your job search including developing a cover letter, resume and job interview skills, etc.

  • Access to mentors and networking/workplace tour opportunities

  • Support while looking for employment

Financial Literacy and Life Skills Component includes:

  • Support to gain skills and access resources to cope with life changes in a new country

  • Learn basic money management skills to make better choices about your future

  • Individualized support around financial matters (i.e. tax filing, accessing benefits, budgeting, etc.)

This an ongoing program.
For more information please contact:
Ghazwan: 647-637-4176 | gtoma@nych.ca

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Become a Volunteer Mentor!

Share your Skills & Expertise with Newcomers!

Volunteer mentors provide support to Internationally Trained Professionals around Canadian Workplace Culture and the Labour Market. The Mentorship Program matches volunteers from specific industries with newcomers looking for employment in the same (or similar) industry.

We are looking for professionals with:

• Strong Interpersonal Skills
• Good Listening Skills
• Knowledge of Canadian Workplace Culture
• Open to knowledge & Exchange

For more information please contact:

Alin Moayedi: amoayedi@nych.ca  | 647-204-9070

English Conversation Circle - North York Central Library

Practice your English at our English Conversation Circle!  

  • Have small conversations with friendly mentor volunteers
  • Meet new and interesting people
  • Enhance your LINC and ESL Classes

Date: Wednesdays | Starting September 19, 2018
Time: 6 - 8 PM

Location: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge St. North York

Contact Maria to Register: 
mcrupi@nych.ca | 416 636 2600 extn: 4225

*PLEASE NOTE: Permanent Resident (PR) Card is Required For Registration

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