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Priyanka Goyal is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month

It is undeniable that Priyanka’s positive energy is infectious, so when she enrolled in Immigrant Services Calgary’s (ISC) Volunteer Program in August 2018, we were absolutely thrilled to work with her. She didn’t waste any time getting started. After just two months with ISC, Priyanka had already contributed 163 volunteer hours providing admin support for our Settlement and ILVARC Departments.

Ahmed Youssef is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month

Soft-spoken and polite, Ahmed may seem shy at first, but he is incredibly comfortable in front of an audience. A teacher by trade, he is always seeking to share his knowledge and expertise with those around him.

Sanaa Al-Khannaq is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month

“I arrived at the refugee camp after our escape, and I saw two paths laid before me. My life at a camp for an undetermined number of years, or education and opportunities that I will create for myself.”

August 5th 1995 Miroslav and his family lost everything. Their home had burned down, and they escaped with nothing but the clothes on their backs. After a 140-kilometre escape, they finally made it from Croatia to Bosnia. Without a home or support and in a strange place, it would have been easy to lose hope, but Miro has always been an outlier, resilient, driven and positive.

Rizwan Khan is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month

Rizwan first came to ISC looking for settlement support and employment assistance. Soon after, “inspired by the work ISC does” he decided to join the Volunteer Program. He is a notably dedicated and generous volunteer who honors every assignment sent his way. Rizwan has contributed over 100 hours in the last four months alone.

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Anzhela Said is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month

Anzhela first came to Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) in 2011 and joined our team as a volunteer translator and interpreter for the languages of Russian, Ukrainian and Pushto. For eight years now, Anzhela has been a dedicated and constant contributor at the Language Bank and has volunteered over 250 hours with ISC.

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) is committed to facilitating the integration of immigrants, refugees and their families into Canadian society.

ISC is looking for Board members who are driven by the belief that newcomers, with their rich and diverse backgrounds, are incredible people who enrich Canada. The Board of Directors works with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure the effective governance of the organization and meets monthly.  Occasionally, the Board Member will be representing ISC by attending various functions or events in the general public.