Position Status: Full-Time Hours: 35 hours per week Start Date: November 2019 Scope of Position: Reception House Waterloo Regionis a non-profit organization that enables the successful resettlement of newly arrived refugees by providing temporary accommodation and...read more
Position Status: 6 Month Contract Hours: 21 hours per week Start Date: October 2019 Scope of Position: The Family Partnership Program Coordinator is responsible for working with volunteers and staff to determine which volunteers will be part of the Family Partnership...read more
The Working Together Employment Program, a three year IRCC funded program provides on-the-job language training and support, has impacted the lives of these newcomers.read more
Settlement is a two-way street…we thank community members like the Damji’s who have stepped up to help create home
When affordable housing is scarce and competitive in Waterloo Region, it disproportionately affects newcomers. Read about how a Waterloo landlord is making a difference.read more
Fall is a time for getting back into the swing of things. Gaining momentum after taking a pause for the summer. This season, we are launching forward by asking What moves you?
With a federal election around the corner, it’s a good time to reflect on what matters to you and your community. How do your actions and choices get us closer to a welcoming and connected community? The kind we all want to live in?
We spoke to various individuals about what moves them to strive for a more inclusive Waterloo Region.
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For many refugees, finally having the time and resources to attend to long ignored medical issues is their first priority. Lynne Griffiths-Fulton reflects on our healthcare system through a newcomer lens.read more
We are gaining momentum this fall by asking What moves YOU? Ride for Refuge Team Captain, Andreea Willson, reflects on her time as a refugee and her role as Life Skills Support Worker at Reception House.read more
The community meal host program recruits neighbours, service groups or others to bring and share a meal as a gesture of welcome.read more