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Community Connections Volunteer Program GIFT Program

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Program Description

The GIFT Program (Group of Immigrants with Foreign Training) provides support to immigrants with foreign-earned educational credentials and empowers the group to seek better, more meaningful and sustained, opportunities in the work place.

Am I eligible?

Where is the service provided?

All services can be accessed at the Immigrant Services office at 703 2nd Ave South, Lethbridge. Some program activities may take place at other facilities/partner organizations. 
Monthly meetings are held at the LFS-IS offices on the last Wednesday of every month from 6-8pm.

How much will it cost?

All eligible newcomers are welcome to access this free service funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada

How do I access this program?

Registration is required.  To register for this program please contact Immigrant Services at 403-320-1589 ext. 231 or 234

Who do I contact for more info?

Please contact Najib Mangal, Community Connections Volunteer Program Manager at 403-320-1589 ext. 231

Program Outcomes

Monthly activities include: networking opportunities; presentations from community guest speakers and subject area experts; information from other immigrants who have successfully integrated into the workplace and much more!!

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