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  • Webinar on Common Mistakes on G5 applications

    Date: Monday October 23, 2017
    Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

    RSTP is organizing a free webinar on the common mistakes made on G5 applications that led to return or rejection by ROC-O, some examples collected from correspondence between RSTP and the sponsoring groups (names will be withheld) will be used during the webinar.  The purpose of the webinar is to prevent applications return or rejection by avoiding the reason leading to such results.

    To register, please visit this link.

  • Demystifying Misconceptions about Refugees

    Date: Thursday April 06, 2017
    Time: 5.00 pm - 6.30 pm EST

    This webinar will clarify some of the misconceptions about refugees, focusing on debunking common myths and examining the differences between refugees and migrants. The webinar will also provide information on the demographic of Syrian refugees that were sponsored and resettled to Canada in 2015/2016.   It is designed for experienced sponsors across Canada, as well as sponsors new to the sponsorship process, and for individuals that are interested in learning more about refugees.

    To register for this webinar, please visit the following link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2760145102316397571

  • OCASI/RSTP Webinar Series – January to March 2017

    Date: Please refer to the dates listed below
    Time: Please refer to the times listed below

    The Ontario Council Of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) in partnership with the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP), is pleased to offer webinars for managers and frontline staff at settlement organizations on the following topics:

    • 1. The Roles and Responsibilities of Sponsors
    • 2. Transitioning from Refugee Sponsorship to Month 13 for Refugees Sponsored under the GAR, BVOR and PSR programs
    • 3. Demystifying Misconceptions about Refugees and Syrian Refugees

    These webinars are designed to equip managers and frontline staff at settlement organizations with information on supporting newly arrived refugees, as well as sponsors. Webinars will take place at the dates and times below. Attendees are kindly requested to register for the specific webinars they wish to attend.

    For Managers:

    1.  The Roles and Responsibilities of Sponsors

    This webinar is designed for managers at settlement organizations. It aims to clarify the role of sponsors so that settlement organizations have a better understanding of how to can support refugees during initial settlement in Ontario.

    Thursday, January 12, 2017 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
     Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3736119999961953026

    2.  Transitioning from Refugee Sponsorship to Month 13 for Refugees Sponsored under the GAR, BVOR and PSR Programs

    This webinar is designed for managers at settlement organizations. It will provide information on how service providers can assist refugees and sponsors with planning for the transition to “Month 13” (the post-sponsorship period).

    Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6325943772886028546

    3.  Demystifying Misconceptions about Refugees and Syrian Refugees

    This webinar is designed for managers at settlement organizations. It will provide information on Syrian refugees, the demographic of resettled Syrian refugees, the differences between refugees and other immigrants, and the differences between sponsored Syrian refugees and in-land refugee claimants. The webinar will clarify some of the misconceptions about resettled Syrian refugees so that settlement organizations are able to better assist Syrian refugees.

    Tuesday, January 23, 2017 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST

    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3278111834342137602

    For Frontline Staff:

    1.  The Roles and Responsibilities of Sponsors

    This webinar is designed for the frontline staff at settlement organizations. It aims to clarify the role of sponsors under the PSR and BVOR programs. This is so that front line workers have a better understanding of how to support refugees during initial settlement in Ontario.

    Thursday, February 02, 2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4648016461132466690 

    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:00 am – 2:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1160610768920061442 

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:00 am – 2:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8359303611481206530

    2.  Transitioning from Refugee Sponsorship to Month 13 for Refugees Sponsored under the GAR, BVOR and PSR Programs

    This webinar is designed for frontline staff at settlement organizations. It will provide information on how frontline workers can assist refugees and sponsors with planning for the transition to “Month 13” (the post-sponsorship period).

    Thursday, February 09, 2017 1:00 am – 2:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6145235738326232322

    Thursday, March 02, 2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1260069292233820162

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:00 am – 2:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1855757204372235778

    3. Demystifying Misconceptions about Refugees and Syrian Refugees

    This webinar is designed for frontline staff at settlement organizations. It will provide information on Syrian refugees, the demographic of resettled Syrian refugees, the differences between refugees and other immigrants, and the differences between sponsored Syrian refugees and in-land refugee claimants. The webinar will clarify some of the misconceptions about resettled Syrian refugees so that settlement organizations are able to better assist Syrian refugees.

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/180287301106575618

    Thursday, March 09, 2017 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2120540495061572354

    Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am EST
    Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9157834926269854978

  • Pre and Post Arrival Settlement Considerations for Ontario Based Sponsors

    Date: Thu, Apr 28, 2016
    Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

    This webinar will cover pre and post arrival considerations that sponsors in Ontario should be aware of when sponsoring refugees for resettlement to the Province.

    Please note that this webinar is for Ontario based sponsors only, and that the webinar will be recorded and uploaded to the RSTP Ontario website.

    To register, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9113789584552760579

  • Settlement Responsibilities for Ontario Sponsors under the PSR Program

    Date: Tue, Mar 15, 2016
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

    This webinar will provide information on the settlement responsibilities of sponsors under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) Program. This webinar is specifically for sponsors based in Ontario who are interested in sponsoring refugees under the PSR Program.

    Kindly note that case-specific questions cannot be answered during this webinar.

    This webinar is the fifth in a series of six webinars for Ontario based sponsors on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program.

    To register, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7290938942682438404

  • Completing Application Forms for Ontario Based Sponsors

    Date: Wed, Mar 9, 2016
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

    This webinar will provide information, tips and guidance on completing application forms for Ontario based sponsors that are interested in sponsoring refugees under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program.

    Kindly note that case-specific questions cannot be answered during this webinar.

    This webinar is the fourth in a series of six webinars for Ontario based sponsors on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program.

    To register, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9197603155835733505

  • Group of Five Sponsorship for Sponsors in Ontario

    Date: Thu, Mar 3, 2016
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT

    This webinar will provide specific information for people interested in sponsoring refugees through Groups of Five in Ontario.

    Kindly note that case-specific questions cannot be answered during this webinar.

    This webinar is the third in a series of six webinars on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program.

    To register, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8778282406197538564

  • Sponsoring Syrian Refugees for Sponsors in Ontario

    Date: Fri, Feb 26, 2016
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT

    This webinar will provide specific information on sponsoring Syrian refugees for Ontario based sponsors. Kindly note that case-specific questions cannot be answered during this webinar.

    This webinar is the second in a series of six webinars on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program.

    To register, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3302340665758662402

  • Overview of the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program for Sponsors in Ontario

    Date: Thu, Feb 18, 2016
    Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST

    This webinar will provide an overview of the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program, including: who can sponsor refugees; who can be sponsored; the financial requirements; the sponsor’s responsibilities; and, the sponsorship process. This is an opportunity for people in Ontario considering refugee sponsorship to learn the basics of private sponsorship, and an opportunity to ask general questions about the program.

    Kindly note that case-specific questions cannot be answered during this webinar.

    This webinar is the first in a series of six webinars on the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program.

    To register, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7155791370916723980