Volunteer Training – Journey to Canada: Highlighting Key Populations Served by JIAS

Five JIAS staff members, each from a cultural background that is shared by many JIAS clients, will take you on a brief journey of that culture and some of their experiences. You will learn more about Afghan, Ukrainian, Yazidi, Eritrean, and Israeli culture; experiences of war, family, values, upbringing, traditions, myths vs. reality, and more.  […]

Volunteer Training: How to get involved in Refugee Sponsorship

Everything you need to know about the private sponsorship of refugees: the different types of support (financial, settlement), sponsorship agreements and their terms, constituent groups, requirements, application process, waiting time, how to prepare for arrival & first few weeks in Canada, etc. REGISTER: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArf--qqz0uGtaUZ9VTE_Naim8yGGq51FUO

Volunteer Training: JIAS 101

An important overview of JIAS’s work over the last century, how JIAS has changed, and key aspects of the agency’s work today. As JIAS volunteers, you are ambassadors of JIAS and should understand not only your role, but the organization as a whole – it's mission, values, services and supports.    REGISTER HERE

Urgent Call for Volunteers to Support Incoming Refugees

While headlines fade and stories on our screens disappear, the global refugee crisis persists. Over 100 million people worldwide have been forced to leave their homes due to natural disasters, conflict, and persecution. Among them are nearly 36.5 million refugees living in temporary, transitory circumstances outside of their country of origin with no possibility of returning […]

Urgent call for volunteers to support incoming refugees: Online Information Session

While headlines fade and stories on our screens disappear, the global refugee crisis persists. In the coming months, JIAS will be responsible for the support of dozens of refugee families. JIAS volunteers are essential in supporting these vulnerable newcomers and we urgently need your help in two areas: Welcome Circles and Constituent Groups. To learn […]

Volunteer Training: Learning About Our Afghan Clients

Join us for our new education series Volunteer Training: Learning About Our Clients! JIAS serves various key populations and we want to ensure that you are fully equipped with the necessary tools to navigate your journey as a JIAS volunteer. Guest speakers will share their experiences, offering insights on topics such as culture, war, family, […]

Volunteer Training: Learning About Our Eritrean Clients

Join us for our new education series Volunteer Training: Learning About Our Clients! JIAS serves various key populations and we want to ensure that you are fully equipped with the necessary tools to navigate your journey as a JIAS volunteer. Guest speakers will share their experiences, offering insights on topics such as culture, war, family, values, […]

Volunteer Training: Learning About Our Ukrainian Clients

Join us for our new education series Volunteer Training: Learning About Our Clients! JIAS serves various key populations and we want to ensure that you are fully equipped with the necessary tools to navigate your journey as a JIAS volunteer. Guest speakers will share their experiences, offering insights on topics such as culture, war, family, values, […]

Urgent call for volunteers to support incoming refugees: Online Information Session

While headlines fade and stories on our screens disappear, the global refugee crisis persists. In the coming months, JIAS will be responsible for the support of dozens of refugee families. JIAS volunteers are essential in supporting these vulnerable newcomers and we urgently need your help in two areas: Welcome Circles and Constituent Groups. To learn […]

Urgent Call for Volunteers to Support Refugees

We Need Your Help! In the coming months, JIAS will be responsible for the support of dozens of refugee families. JIAS volunteers are essential in supporting these vulnerable newcomers and we urgently need your help. This is a call for time-sensitive volunteer support to: provide hands-on settlement support to a refugee (or family) over the […]

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