EMPLOYMENT: Project Coordinator Sought For South Asian Youth Mental Health Project: Apply Now!
South Asian Mental Health Alliance (SAMHAA) is a non-profit society founded in 2010. From 2019 to 2021, SAMHAA is running a special project called South Asian Youth Mental Health (SAYMH). The SAYMH project will provide training for South Asian youth aged 16 through 29, in mental health, cultural safety, mindfulness, public speaking, and community leadership.
This training will be delivered in a 2-3 day retreat format, with guest speakers from various local partner community agencies. Upon graduation from the training, ambassadors will be paired with a mentor and given a microgrant ($200 – 300) to organize their own local community mental health event. This training will take place in 4 to 5 phases or sessions, targeting different populations each time, namely youth, international students, young parents, women, and men.
Applicants interested in this position can apply with resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Afro-Multicultural Talent Show Auditions
Organized by KCCF & NTA #Free of Charge!
Afro-Multicultural Talent Show holds auditioning on May 25th to June 15th from 4pm to 7pm at 14625 108 Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 1V9 (Kabumbe shop). All Talents and Gifts are welcome to our Auditioning! We look forward collaborating with you all and the top 5 contestants will have a chance to perform on our big event which will take place on June 29th at Taj Conventional Centre and win an award. In addition, the top 5 contestant will also have a privilege to wear African clothes designed by Safari the Award Winner of the 2019 African Fashion. For-further inquiries please call us at 604-600-7901.
Deadline for Registration
May 22th 2019.
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Join Surrey Libraries At The Children’s Fest
Performers and Storytellers abound at the International Children’s Festival
May 23–25 | Surrey Libraries Storytelling Tent | Bear Creek Park, Surrey BC
Celebrate Surrey’s rich and diverse cultural heritage through performing and visual arts experiences. Featuring a three-day schedule of performances and interactive activities, this annual festival will inspire young hearts and minds.
New Mental Health Initiative: Youth Volunteers Needed
On behalf of the South Asian Mental Health Alliance and Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar, this is an open call for South Asian youth in Greater Vancouver, ages 14 to 21, interested in receiving Mental Health First-Aid Training, a professional certification developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Our goal is to create a volunteer team of mental health Youth Ambassadors who will raise awareness around mental health, and will work together to de-stigmatize its discussion and treatment within the South Asian community. In addition to mental health first-aid training, our volunteer Youth Ambassadors will receive training in public speaking and presenting so that they may effectively educate others about mental health. If this volunteer opportunity interests you, please email [email protected], or call-text at (778) 835-7898.
Technology Help at Surrey Libraries
Need help with your new tech toy?
Get one to one technology help in a friendly atmosphere. Bring your questions and your device!
We will help you with questions about:
- Computer Basics — mousing, internet searching, Microsoft Word
- Tablet basics — downloading apps, eBooks, magazines
- Essentials of using eReaders or laptops
- Cyber safety basics –how to be safe while using the Internet
Surrey Libraries is not able to diagnose or repair hardware issues.
Practice English and Learn Skills for the Canadian Workplace.
Meet at the George Mackie Library on Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning January 9 from 2 pm – 4:30 pm to practice English, learn workplace vocabulary, become familiar with the Canadian labour market and develop networking skills. Each session includes tips and assistance with resume writing, job search skills, websites and Canadian workplace expectations. Taught by a TESOL-certified and experienced teacher, this program is being offered in partnership with Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society. Bonus: PICS refers students, if interested, to further education at local colleges or universities. To register, call 604-596-7722 or drop in at the library.
Richmond Multicultural Community Services
Our staff help people with accessing Government services, Resume/cover letter, Employment, Information health care services, Information on housing, Information on Education, Assistance with filling up the forms, Any queries client have, Apart from this, we conduct workshops, English classes, computer classes, and special events every month. Anyone can contact -Neena Suri (South Asian Settlement Worker). P. 604-279-7160 F: 604-279-7168,Working hours: Mondays, Wednesday, and Saturday, Email: [email protected] us at www.rmcs.bc.ca/ www.iamrichmond.ca
Settlement Workers: Mandarin/English
Wednesdays, 1 – 5 pm – George Mackie Library, 8440 – 112 Street, Delta
Are you a newcomer to Canada who needs help adjusting to your new life? Free and confidential services are offered to help newcomers – with all their needs – during the process of settling into their new community. Settlement and Integration Services are free for immigrants, refugees and their families in BC.
Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre
“Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre supports both employers and employees. We assist employers find suitable employees through programs such as Wage Subsidy and we assist individuals to find employment through many services, including training. Best of all, all our services are FREE. For more information, please call our office at 604-580-9740.”
Borrow An eReader From Surrey Libraries
Always wanted to try one before you buy? Here’s your chance.
Check out a Kobo Touch for a 3 week loan from any Surrey Library.
Each Kobo Touch is loaded with Classics:
- Anne of Green Gables
- Tristan & Iseult
- Anna Karenina
- Count of Monte Cristo
- Mysterious Affair at Styles
Check the library catalogue for availability or reserve one today! www.surreylibraries.ca