Events

When: Monday, June 6, 2016 - 9:00am
Where: YWCA Hamilton, 75 MacNab Street South, Hamilton

YWCA Hamilton’s Women in I.T. (WIT) program is still accepting applications for it June 6th start.  WIT is a FREE employment program open to women facing barriers to skills upgrading and access employment in the I.T. sector. Participants will receive the following:

When: Friday, June 3, 2016 - 6:00pm
Where: New Vision United Church, Centenary Site, 24 Main Street West, Hamilton

Supercrawl Productions is proud to unveil Welcome to Hamilton, a star-studded event raising funds to support programming for newcomer youth.  This exceptional night of music will feature intimate performances from The National, alongside Supercrawl alumni Hayden, Kevin Drew, Max Kerman (of Arkells) and Terra Lightfoot, along with cameo showcases from Mother Tareka and Crystal Journey.

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
Where: Ukrainian Catholic Church, 821 Upper Wentworth Street, Hamilton

Help children achieve their dreams by filling up your belly with delicious African food at the 2016 TASTE OF AFRICA!

African food, door prizes, drumming, dancing, raffle prizes silent auction and more!

Tickets: http://www.ghanaschoolsofdreams.com/store/p4/2016_Taste_Of_Africa_Ticket.html

When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 9:00am
Where: Gage Park, Hamilton

Join us in beautiful Gage Park for the annual Micah House, Friends on the Move, Walk-A-Thon in support of newly arrived refugee claimants.

This year we are aiming for 60 walkers and $10,000 raised!

  • Event Date: May 28, 2016
  • Registration: 9:00am
  • Walk Begins: 10:00am
  • Walk Ends: 11:00am
  • Barbeque: 11:20am

Registration Fee: $20/person or $35/family any size. This is payable upon registering your page. Register: http://raiseathon.ca/friendswalk

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 5:30pm
Where: Wesley Urban Ministries, 52 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

This session has been developed for those involved in a private sponsorship and in need of more information on resources in the community and processes around:

  • Education and School Registration
  • Housing
  • Health
  • Language assessments and classes
  • Employment
  • Government applications and process
  • Additional community supports

RSVP: rita.balla@wesley.ca
289-389-8739  x 305

When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
Where: Wesley Urban Ministries, 52 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

This session has been developed for those involved in a private sponsorship and in need of more information on resources in the community and processes around:

  • Education and School Registration
  • Housing
  • Health
  • Language assessments and classes
  • Employment
  • Government applications and process
  • Additional community supports

RSVP: rita.balla@wesley.ca
289-389-8739  x 305

When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
Where: 8 Main Street East, Hamilton

Questions about Service Canada Programs? Get Answers!

Learn about varieties of Employment Insurance benefits available to:

  • Individuals who lose their jobs -they can apply to temporary income support till getting back to work
  • Sickness benefits to people unable to work because of sickness
  • Maternity and parental leave
  • Other services and benefits

For more information and to register, contact Vivyan at 905.529.5209 x 247

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
Where: Tim Hortons Field, Media Room, 2nd Floor, 64 Melrose Avenue North, Hamilton

Looking for a part-time job in Recreation? Join the information session to learn more.

Questions? Call 905-546-3747, visit hamilton.ca/careers

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
Where: Homegrown Hamilton, 27 King William, Hamilton

Are you a newcomer to Canada and want to meet people in Hamilton? Are you looking for a job and need to network?

Register for the Hamilton Newcomers Club! For more information, contact Wasan at 905-529-5209 x 233 or email at wmohamad@iwchamilton.ca

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 3:00pm
Where: Wesley Urban Ministries, 52 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

Interested in supporting newly arrived Syrians? Come and learn about the following:

  • What’s involved?
  • How to get involved?
  • What are the benefits to you, the newcomer and the community?
  • Syrian Newcomers

RSVP: rita.balla@wesley.ca 905-528-5629 x 305