[August 2012 In the Field] Orientation Sessions


OCASI offers Settlement.Org & InMyLanguage.org demonstrations for newcomer clients and LINC/ESL learners.  The free sessions are meant to inform participants about the various programs, services, resources, and general assistance available not only on the websites but in their local communities as well.

Topics generally covered in the demo include:

•       Finding settlement agencies locally that can help
•       Getting back into a profession or trade
•       networking and volunteering
•       Alternative careers
•       Newcomers Guide to Education
•       First Days in Ontario
•       The ESL Corner
•       Getting answers online to settlement related questions
•       Finding multilingual information

The demos are mainly for newcomers, however agency staff are welcome to join in.  Additionally, a separate session can be scheduled and tailored for staff only.  Demos are also available in French.

For more information, please contact Ann-Marie - amcgregor@ocasi.org