CALGARY, AB. – November 4, 2019 –
Moving to another country can be a challenging proposition, but help is now available with a tap of the finger.
The Immigrant Services Calgary Volunteer of the Month is Willis Lu!
Willis has spent a great deal of time volunteering at ISC. Since registering as a volunteer in August of 2012, Willis has accumulated over 500 volunteer hours at ISC. Willis is a familiar face to anyone who has attended a Seniors Program event, sharing his skills and knowledge with others. He is very active with the Chinese immigrant senior community, teaching them English and leading other important activities to help them to remain active and happy.
New initiatives support economic growth for newcomers in the province.
CALGARY, AB. – October 28, 2019 – Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) applauds the actions taken by the Government of Alberta as Budget 2019 honours several key supports related to immigration, settlement, and employment.
Rune Bhattacharya is our Immigrant Services Calgary Volunteer of the Month.
Rune has been a constant presence at Immigrant Services Calgary since early 2019, and he has already amassed an impressive 160 volunteer hours in that time. He is fluent in English, Bengali, and Hindi and our clients and staff can often see him behind the front desk helping reception on multiple floors. He has also facilitated classes for the senior’s program, Search & Learn and has been a positive, professional who handles any task with a smile.
Starting life in a new country has its challenges, and in the flurry of activity it can be difficult to access and understand the information you need when settling into your new home.
Our seniors have given so much for our families, communities, and society, and on Tuesday, October 1 we take part in the national movement to recognize them.
“United Voices” marks the first mental health summit in Canada focused on immigrant youth.
Bindiya Shetty is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month.
We met Bindiya in the spring of 2013 when she joined ISC’s Volunteer Program because “Being an immigrant myself I realize the difficulties faced by newcomers to Canada.”