We can help
Our settlement counselors can help you with:
- Job searching
- Finding a place to live
- Language assessment
- Daily life
- Filling out forms and applications
- Learning about government benefits and community resources
- Other services
VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR 2019
Immigrant Services Calgary will host its fourth Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on October 2 & 3, 2019. The event is free for professional newcomer job seekers and will be accessible online across Canada. At the Virtual Career Fair, you will be able to interact with recruiters and employers, apply for jobs and get more information on the careers available in Canada.
For the past 8 years on October 1st, 2019, Immigrant Services Calgary's Seniors Program has been hosting National Seniors Day to recognize the remarkable contributions that seniors make to their families, communities and society. This...
Immigrant Services Calgary will host its fourth Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on October 2 & 3, 2019. The event is free for professional newcomer job seekers and will be accessible online across Canada. There will be 20+ organizations...
United Voices: Immigrant Youth Wellness Summit presented by HEADSTRONG is the first summit of its kind in Canada. Youth from all backgrounds between the ages 12 and 20 are invited to register to take part in a fun day including stories...
The City of Calgary has passed a new safe passing bylaw coming into effect on September 1, 2019. This bylaw requires motorists who are driving slower than 60km/hr to have at least one metre of space when passing a cyclist. Cyclists...
The Open for Business Act was passed to help reduce burdens on employers. This means that there are changes to the employment standard rules. On September 1, 2019, the act will give employers and employees the option of having...
Over the weekend, Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) hosted a Habesha United BBQ & Soccer Tournament in collaboration with the Habesha United Soccer Club and Excel Family & Youth Society at the Bridgeland Riverside Community Association....
There are two main public school systems in Calgary, the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) and the Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD). For CBE, classes start on September 3, 2019 for those who are on the traditional school calendars...
Immigrant Services Calgary hosted a Power Breakfast networking event on the morning of August 21, 219 at the New Central Library. Newcomer clients were able to talk and connect with employers from differing industries such as finance...
Immigrant Services Calgary’s Seniors Program and Youth Inclusive Program put their culinary skills to work this week as they baked some sweet treats for their much anticipated bake sale to support the Terry Fox Foundation. The youth and ...
Alberta Newcomers: How-To & Smart Tips Video Series
The “Alberta Newcomers: How-To & Smart Tips Video Series” is an innovative new video project launched by Immigrant Services Calgary and funded by the Government to Alberta, that involves the publication of a series of easy to understand, scenario-based settlement information videos.
These videos are available in simple English, with subtitles translated into the top 6 languages in demand (Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Spanish, and Tigrinya), and are intended to inform newcomers about practical information and resources helpful to start a new life in Alberta.
Citizenship Study Class (CLB 4+)
A fun and understandable preparation class for the Canadian Citizenship knowledge test.
Online Citizenship Quiz
It took courage to move to a new country. Your decision to apply for citizenship is another big step. Test yourself by taking our online Canadian citizenship quiz.
“It’s Not Right!” Presenter Training
Immigrant Services Calgary will be hosting a one day “It’s Not Right!” workshop on October 16, 2019. “It’s Not Right!” presenters will be trained to teach community members of all ages to recognize the warning signs of abuse, how to respond safely and supportively, and where to find help for older adults who are at risk. Individuals who are interested in becoming a presenter is encouraged to apply.
YOUTH INCLUSIVE PROGRAM
The Youth Inclusive Program (YIP) serves immigrant youth ages 12-20 throughout the city of Calgary. The YIP helps newcomers learn about Calgary through mentorship, community engagement, skill-building, field trips and social activities.
VOICES OF CALGARY
Voices of Calgary (VoC) is a local campaign that recognizes the global talent right here in our city!
VoC’s mission is to support equal opportunity in the local labor market for Calgary’s internationally trained professionals (ITPs). This is the motivation behind the campaign’s slogan “Globally Inspired – Locally Hired”.