Subject: eNews April 2018 - ISSofBC now accepting bursary applications

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eNews May 2018
Immigrant Services Society of BC
ISSofBC now accepting bursary applications
ISSofBC is encouraging education for refugee youth and newcomers to Canada with seven bursaries. The deadline for submissions is Saturday, June 30. Eligible applicants committed to their academic pursuits may apply for more than one.
News at ISSofBC
Youth Hub for newcomers opens in New Westminster – Burnaby with weekday and weekend hours
ISSofBC New Westminster – Burnaby now has space for newcomer youth to learn, share and grow among their peers. The Youth Hub opened April 18 with staff hosting a community event to showcase the space and other programs offered at the New West location.
ISSofBC settlement worker celebrated for decade of outreach with St.Mary’s Parish
ISSofBC and St. Mary’s Parish Vancouver celebrated 10 years of partnership March 18. More than 50 community members and clients participated highlighting the settlement support ISSofBC offers at the parish to immigrants & temporary foreign workers.
ISSofBC Job Fair features over 100 employment opportunities for newcomers
Over 200 newcomers on job search connected with staff from 10 leading Metro Vancouver companies during the Get Hired Event at ISSofBC Welcome Centre March 7. The busy event also included on-spot interviews and networking opportunities.
Breakfast event celebrates community volunteers in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows 
Volunteer Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows hosted a free breakfast at Boston Pizza in Pitt Meadows on April 15 to celebrate National Volunteer Week and give thanks to the dedication of community volunteers including 15 from ISSofBC.
Activities and Events
ISSofBC Calendar of Events
Find a workshop, activity or event to help you get settled, find work or learn English covering ISSofBC locations across Metro Vancouver and Squamish.
BC Refugee Hub
ISSofBC in partnership with the Province of British Columbia have created the BC Refugee Hub where users can learn about refugees arriving to the province, read the latest status of the arrival of refugees and find local resettlement programs, services and resources.
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Immigrant Services Society of BC, 2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC V5N 4L2, Canada
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