RSTP Workshop: Transitioning to Month 13 and “Post-Sponsorship”: Workshop and Discussion

When:
October 17, 2017 @ 12:15 PM – 3:30 PM
2017-10-17T12:15:00-04:00
2017-10-17T15:30:00-04:00
Where:
519 Kaneff Tower
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON M3K 1P3
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
John Carlaw

12:15-2:30 (Month 13 Workshop)
2:30-3:30 (Reception)

Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/BmbwfyhncMK2UR6b2

York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies and Syria Response and Refugee Initiative are hosting a workshop by the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) on Month 13 Planning for private sponsors and the interested public.

Sponsors and attendees will learn about:

·      The post-sponsorship relationship and the dynamics of this relationship

·      When sponsors need to start preparing newcomers for Month13; and

·      The role of sponsors during the “transition period,” including important tasks to consider

Speakers:

Suneet Kharay, RSTP National Trainer

Karen Anderson,
Supervisor, Direct Program, Yonge Eglinton Employment and Social Services

Suneet Kharay will deliver the RSTP workshop and discussion while Karen Anderson from Toronto Employment and Social Services will answer questions that sponsors may have about applying for social assistance (Ontario Works).

Event Organizer and Contact: John Carlaw, carlaw@yorku.ca,  Project Lead, York University Syria Response and Refugee Initiative, Centre for Refugee Studies

**Please note: this session is not an introduction to refugee sponsorship, to find such a session/learn more about other workshops and events offered by the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) please visit http://www.rstp.ca/en/training/workshops/ .