All upcoming events

Attention: Until further notice, all events at CCI Ottawa have been cancelled due to the coronavirus. We are still providing services to clients over the phone or by email. Also, check out our online workshops. Need help connecting to any of them? Reach out to the contact person for each workshop.

EMPLOYMENT EVENTS

Friday, May 29

Employment in Canada
What:
Do you have a question that you need help answering? Learn about work permits, work culture, resumes and job search tips. We have four experts who are going to speak during this session. Join us with your questions and lets chat.
Contact: Edward at edwardr@cciottawa.ca

Tuesday, June 2

Customer Service Skills
What:
A presentation on what good customer skills are. How do you add them to your resume and bring them up during a job interview.
Contact: Ana at ana.lopez@cciottawa.ca

Friday, June 5

Employment in Canada Part 2
What:
Do you have a question that you need help answering? Learn about looking for work online and applying for jobs online. Join us with your questions and lets chat.
Contact: Ana at ana.lopez@cciottawa.ca or Annie at annie@cciottawa.ca

Tuesday, June 9

Interview Preparation
What:
Learn how to prepare for an interview. Learn how to answer the most common questions during a job interview. Come share what has worked for you and hear what has worked for others. 
Contact: Ana at ana.lopez@cciottawa.ca or Annie at annie@cciottawa.ca

Friday, June 12

Job search techniques during COVID-19
What:
Come learn how employment has changed during COVID-19. And how you can still find a summer job. 
Contact: Ana at ana.lopez@cciottawa.ca or Annie at annie@cciottawa.ca

OTHER WORKSHOPS

Thursday, May 28

Financial Literacy
What:
Join is for this online workshop. Presented in Arabic with English slides. Key topics that will be covered in the workshop will include: basics of day-to-day banking, banking on phone apps, debits, loans and credit, how to budget, how to save for your future, COVID-19 Emergency Funds for low-income person(s).
When: Thursday, May 28, 2020. Workshop delivered on the Jitsi platform. (Link will be emailed to registered clients)
Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Contact: For more information or to register, please contact Amjed Qader at amjed@cciottawa.ca

Thursday, May 28

Information Session on Refugee Sponsorship
What:
Join is and learn about Group of Five, community sponsorship and SAH (sponsorship agreement holder).person(s).
When: Thursday, May 28, 2020. Workshop delivered on the Jitsi platform. (Link will be emailed to registered clients)
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Contact: For more information or to register, please contact Roya at roya@cciottawa.ca

Conversation Circles

Don’t let COVID-19 stop you from practising your English with CCI Ottawa volunteers. We’re moving our drop-in program to the online world.
Time: Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
What: Join us to practise speaking English.
Contact: Laurie at laurie@cciottawa.ca or 613-266-1965

Kid’s Corner

Join us for games, activities and the chance to learn more about Canada.
Time: Thursday from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
What: Great activities to keep children engaged.
Contact: Laurie at laurie@cciottawa.ca

YOUTH EVENTS

Friday, May 29

She Unit/Lad’s Club
Time: 5 p.m. Participants will be emailed a link to this online presentation.
What: She Unit and Lad’s Club are groups for young newcomer women and men. Do you like to take pictures with your phone or a camera. Join us to learn the art of photography. This is session 5.
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca, 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca, 613-229-4253

Monday, June 1

Homework Help
Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
What: Get help with a variety of school subjects. Learn good study habits. Get some tips on how to study from home.
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca 613-229-4253

She Unit/Lad’s Club
Time: 5 p.m. Participants will be emailed a link to the online workshop.
What: She Unit and Lad’s Club are groups for young newcomer women and men. Do you like to take pictures with your phone or a camera. Join us to learn the art of photography. This is session 4.
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca, 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca, 613-229-4253

Wednesday, June 3

She Unit/Lad’s Club
Time: 5 p.m. Participants will be emailed a link to this online presentation.
What: She Unit and Lad’s Club are groups for young newcomer women and men. Join us in the first session of the United Nations Sustainable Development Project. Registration required.
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca, 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca, 613-229-4253

Friday, June 5

Life Skills Workshop
Time: 5 p.m.
What: Learn what we mean by life skills and how you can develop them. This session will also be an opportunity to practise your English, meet new friends, learn French or another language. Join us for a fun chat.
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca, 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca, 613-229-4253

Monday, June 8

Homework Help
Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
What: Get help with a variety of school subjects. Learn good study habits. Get some tips on how to study from home.
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca 613-229-4253

She Unit/Lad’s Club
Time: 5 p.m. Participants will be emailed a link to the online workshop.
What: She Unit and Lad’s Club are groups for young newcomer women and men. Do you like to take pictures with your phone or a camera. Join us to learn the art of photography. This is session 4.
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca, 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca, 613-229-4253

Wednesday, June 10

She Unit/Lad’s Club
Time: 5 p.m. Participants will be emailed a link to this online presentation.
What: She Unit and Lad’s Club are groups for young newcomer women and men. Join us to learn how to cook healthy on a budget. Watch and learn from Chef John. 
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca, 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca, 613-229-4253

Friday, June 12

Life Skills Workshop
Time: 5 p.m.
What: Learn what we mean by life skills and how you can develop them. This session will also be an opportunity to practise your English, meet new friends, learn French or another language. Join us for a fun chat.
Contact: Behnaz behnaz@cciottawa.ca, 613-282-7849 or John at john@cciottawa.ca, 613-229-4253

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