By Sharon Mvundura, Volunteer Edmonton Published in Edmonton Examiner on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Finding a volunteer opportunity can sometimes be difficult. Many people prefer to meet a volunteer co-ordinator or manager face-to-face. Others like to hear from current volunteers at an organization about their volunteer experience. Unfortunately those opportunities to connect are often difficult to… Read more »
By Scott Stevenson, CBC News Posted: Nov 20, 2015 7:52 PM MT With several aid organizations and charities expected to help Syrian refugees settle in Edmonton, it can be difficult for interested donors to figure out where and what to donate. Accommodations, furniture, winter clothing and, of course, financial donations will help the newcomers when they arrive at… Read more »
This entry was posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 and is filed under Latest News.
Interesting networking opportunity for new immigrants who are within the Accounting Field! The CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) of Alberta invites you to Lunch With The Pros: Edmonton November 4, 2015 11:00 am – 1:00 pm The Westin Edmonton $10 + GST (includes lunch) Be inspired by a local Chartered Professional Accountant whose skills have… Read more »
We Give Where We Live – ERIEC and TELUS Team Up to Clean Emily Murphy Park On a warm Saturday afternoon on May 30th, more than 200 volunteers fanned out across the Emily Murphy Park to participate in the 10th annual TELUS Days of Giving. The ERIEC staff volunteered at 200% for this exciting event!… Read more »
Published by www.hireimmigrants.ca earlier in August 2014 Enbridge has long been deliberate about creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace, making it an employer of choice for immigrant talent. “The treatment and equitable possibilities for immigrants are remarkable. Enbridge is a leader in promoting, supporting, and embracing diversity in the workplace. An intercultural space is the… Read more »
By Jocelyn Frazer The Law Society of Alberta At best, becoming a lawyer in Alberta is a lengthy process. There are many requirements that every prospective applicant must satisfy: being of good character and reputation, meeting the academic qualifications, successfully completing a bar admission course and serving a term of articles. For applicants who are… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 and is filed under Regulatory Bodies.
By Amy Stevens, EMCN The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers’ RISE Awards, presented in partnership with the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council, have been operating as one of Edmonton’s signature events for many years. Last year marked the 10th anniversary, and was the most successful awards to date, as it celebrated the many accomplishments of… Read more »
There is a ‘new’ web based resource that is working to ‘connect’ immigrant job seekers with employment. This new resource is called Jobsforimmigrants.ca and is the first ‘immigrant focused’ job directory in Canada. They are currently working on expanding their network to include diverse job seekers of all talents and skills as well as job… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics.
Are you an established engineer working and based here in Edmonton? ERIEC needs you as a Mentor for an afternoon! Speed Career Networking is an event which focuses on information sharing and time-efficient networking between local professionals and internationally-trained professionals who have recently settled in Edmonton and are “job ready”. This is not a recruitment… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 and is filed under Speed Career Networking.
Around the world, thousands of fans follow their national soccer teams with passion. Sport plays an important role in many communities as one of the great ‘connectors’ and has proven to be a successful way to help integrate and connect diverse communities. We at ERIEC are committed to addressing the needs of our clients, especially… Read more »