Hamilton Newcomers Club

HAMILTON NEWCOMERS CLUB

CONNECT, NETWORK, BELONG

is a monthly event welcoming newcomers to
connect, network and belong in Hamilton

Hamilton Newcomers Club


NEXT MEETING
Please mark your calendar and join us
Tuesday, November 22 – 5:00-7:00pm @ 182 Rebecca St.
– NOVEMBER MEETING: 4TH TUESDAY – – 3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH –

REGISTER TODAY
Contact Jane at
905-529-5209 x 236 or
jsumwiza@iwchamilton.ca

Upcoming Events

Come learn about programs and resources to help you along the way

NOV22

WORKING AT MCMASTER

WHERE:
182 Rebecca St.

WHEN:
Tuesday, November 22 @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm

CONTACT:

If there are any questions feel free to contact Jane at 905-529-5209 x 236 or jsumwiza@IWCHamilton.ca for more information. Hope to see everyone there!

Past Events

OCT18

WORKING IN THE SOCIAL SERVICE SECTOR

Presented by Global Hamilton

Come learn about

  • Finding employment the social services sector in Hamilton
  • What experience and education you need to qualify
  • What employees are looking for

Arabic interpretation available
arabic-interpretation-available

SEP20

THINKING OF STARTING A BUSINESS?

Presented by Global Hamilton

From planning to start-up to operating and more, we provide you with access to information you need to do it right. We also connect you to some essential services that can help you in achieving your goals.

Arabic interpretation available
arabic-interpretation-available

JUN21

CONVERSATION WITH EMPLOYERS

FROM DIFFERENT INDUSTRIES
This event is free for everybody who are interested in interviewing a professional, having a conversation or just socializing with employers in various fields of work.

This is panel discussion will be a great way to get to learn about a particular industry and increase your networking possibilities.

MAY17

NETWORKING SKILLS

ANY SITUATION IS A NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY

  • BUILDING professional relationships
  • INCREASING employment possibilities
  • INTERACTING with experienced coaches to BUILD YOUR NETWORK!
APR19

PERFECT

BECOMING A GREAT NETWORKER

  • Talking about personal vs. professional you
  • INTERACTIVE LISTENING
  • Following up: Making plans to connect again
  • Preparing for a NETWORKING EVENT
  • Tips for remembering people
MAR15

PRACTICE

GET COMFORTABLE NETWORKING

  • Engaging people in conversations
  • Developing your “ELEVATOR PITCH
  • Discovering things in common
  • Ending conversations politely
  • Thinking about BODY LANGUAGE and PERSONAL SPACE
FEB16

LEARN

NETWORKING BASICS

  • Why is NETWORKING IMPORTANT in Canada
  • How to start conversations
  • Asking the right questions
  • Talking about yourself
OCT20

Introducing the 20 for 20 CAMPAIGN

Presented by Ines Rios, IWC

20 for 20 Campaign For Syrian refugeesAs a community we can respond to the Syrian refugee crisis. The goal is to match 20 organizations and businesses to the sponsorship of 20 refugee families.

 


HOW TO BUY YOUR FIRST HOME IN CANADA

Presented by Krysta Boyer, Ambitious Realty

Krysta Boyer - Build The Ambitious CityInterested in buying your first home?
Krysta will be walking you through what it takes to buy your first home in Ontario.

SEP15

Need a Job?

Bank of Montreal (BMO)

Andrew Spences and Yan Shi presented about entry level positions at The Bank of Montreal (BMO)


The Art of Networking by Dr.John Paul Hatala

Dr. John-Paul Hatala

Active Learning for Active Job Seekers in the Canadian Market

AUG18

Need a job?

Heather Beale, Orlick Industries Ltd. www.orlick.on.ca


Safety For Children, discussion panel

Kids Safety

  • At School, with Paolo Gallo, School Teacher
  • On the Internet, with Samer Salman, Cyber Expert
  • On the Street, with Officer James De Prinse, Hamilton Police Service
JUL21
OMVIC

Buying a new or used car?

Tips to protect yourself, by Ontario Vehicle Sales Regulator (OMVIC)

Tips for Car Buyers

JUN16

THE FIRST HAMILTON NEWCOMERS CLUB EVENT

Hamilton Newcomers Club - First Event

Attracting Newcomers to Hamilton

Sarah Wayland, City of Hamilton

Changes to Candaian Citizenship

Vicky Thind, Immigrant Women’s Centre

Employment Opportunities

Kelly Services

Education / Accreditation Loan Program

Lina El-Ali, Immigrant Women’s Centre

Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Alma Arguello, Skills for Change

Why join us?

The Hamilton Newcomers Club is a brand new monthly event welcoming newcomers to connect, network and belong in Hamilton.

 

CONNECT with opportunities & resources you need to thrive in Hamilton
NETWORK across cultures with newcomers to Hamilton & local residents
BELONG in your community with new friends and new connections

This program is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada