Immigrant Services Calgary

Calgary, Alberta (September 21, 2020) – Immigrant Services Calgary is initiating a transformation in the way newcomers to southern Alberta access the support they need to become thriving members of Canadian society. The agency is launching a project to create Gateway, a novel approach to coordinating and delivering settlement services that aims to improve the effectiveness of the immigrant-serving sector and make it easier for newcomers to navigate the system.

Please join us in congratulating Eva Zhu for being nominated as Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the month for September 2020!

Curriculum Development Specialist

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Congratulations Alejandra Rivano Tolosa, on being Immigrant Services Calgary’s August Volunteer of the Month!

Please join us in congratulating Dima Marachi as July’s Volunteer of the Month. Since registering with the volunteer program in 2018, we have been fortunate to have Dima’s support as a workshop volunteer. Sharing her expertise with computers and her talents as a teacher, she has helped our clients improve their skill and confidence with technology.

Adrian Ruiter is the Volunteer of the Month for June 2020! Adrian has been a regular volunteer across many of the programs that depend on volunteers for support. He has participated as a Volunteer Tutor, Community Volunteer, and has helped out with various Seniors Program activities including fitness classes and conversation clubs. He has also been a huge supporter of ISC’s reading club, where ESL learners can improve their English through reading in small groups.

This May, we would like to recognize Volunteer of the Month Sandra Mabel Velandia Lopez. A long-time volunteer who was one of the first to help us with our Virtual Volunteer Programing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 2015 Sandra has been an outstanding volunteer, helping out at Immigrant Services Calgary in a variety of different roles.