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Events / Workshops

Below is a list of free workshops for newcomer parents presented by the Vancouver School Board Settlement Workers in SchoolENGAGED IMMIGRANT YOUTH PROGRAM, and Multicultural Liaison Workers:


Event Material

VSB Jobs Info Session

NWC Presentation - Various Positions.pdf


Workshops for Parents  (Sorted by Day of the Week)

Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation Classes

Date: November 18th, 2022 to January 27, 2023
Time:  9:00am - 10:30 am
Location:  Online (Via Zoom)
Registration: Please contact: Tuoi Nguyen (778-231-2657) tnguyen@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: Canadian Citizenship Classes 2022.pdf

Newcomer Parent Leadership Project (NPLP)

Date: November 16th to November 22nd
Time:  9:30am - 2:30 pm
Location:  In person at Newcomer Welcome Centre,
                     1000 E 59th Ave, Vancouver, Room 066
Registration: Please click HERE to register online or click here to access the contact for the Settlement Worker at your school
Contact: Le Van Chu at lvchu@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: 2022-Nov-Newcomer Parent Leadership Project.pdf

What Can I Do to help My Child be Successful in School 我能做些什么来帮助我的孩子在学校取得成功

Date:  Nov 21, 2022 (Monday)
Time:  1:00pm - 2:30 pm
Location:  5851 West Boulevard, Vancouver
Registration: Please contact Elisabeth Chan (778-227-5452) echan@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: VSB_KCC_wksh_2022Nov21_flyer_.pdf

English Conversation Circle (Advanced Level)- Online

Date:  Nov 2, 2022 - Dec 14, 2022
Time:  1:00pm - 2:30 pm
Location:  Online - using Zoom
Registration: Please contact Hairon Del Rosario (778-229-5746) hdelrosario@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: ECC Nov 2-Dec 14.jpg

Secondary School Chinese Parents Information Session (In Cantonese)华语家长中学信息讲座 (广东话)

Date:  Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022
Time:  7:00pm - 9:00 pm
Location:  Online
Registration: Please click HERE to register
For more information: Secondary School Chinese Parents Information Session 2022.pdf

Free 免费“Parents Power-Up Sessions家长加油站” (Focusing Uhill/Britannia catchment schools)

Date: Every Thursday from Oct 2022 - Mar, 2023
            Every 1st Thur at 1 pm In Cantonese:(每月第一个周四广东话)
            Every 2nd Thur at 1 pm In Mandarin:(每月第二个周四普通话)
            Every 3rd Thur at 1 pm In English (每月第三个周四英语)
Time时间: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: On Zoom 线上会议 (Drop-in) : to be provided upon registration
Registration/Contact登记和查询:Esaine Mo 巫小姐 778-228-8536 emo@vsb.bc.ca

English Conversation Circle - Online

Date:  Oct 12, 2022 - Nov 30, 2022
Time:  12:00pm - 1:30 pm
Location:  Online - using Zoom
Registration: Please contact Heivin Ahmad (778-229-9521) hahmad@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: Poster-Online ECC-Oct- Nov 2022.pdf

English Conversation Club

Date:  Oct 3 - Nov 28, 2022 (Every Monday)
Time:  10:00 am - 11:00 am (Lower level)
              11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Intermediate level)
Location:  West End Community Centre, Room 2
Contact: Soheila Ansari (778-229-0234) sansari@vsb.bc.ca
                   Mihajlo Hajduk (604-328-0957)  mhajduk@vsb.bc.ca
Registration and more information: ECC Flyer.pdf

English Conversation Circle for Spanish Speaking Parents and others

Intermediate Beginners
    Date: Every Tuesday to December 13, 2022
    Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lower Beginners
    Date: Every Thursday to December 15, 2022
    Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Registration: Please email Valia Flores vfloresdepuente@vsb.bc.ca, and/or
                                                      Cecilia Tagle ctagle@vsb.bc.ca
For more information: ECC For Spanish Speaking parents Tuesday & Thursday til Dec 2022.pdf

Quilchena English Conversation Circle (Online)

Date:  Sep 26 - Dec 5, 2022 (Every Monday, excluding Oct 10)
Time:  10:00am - 11:15 am
Location:  Online Zoom Meeting
Contact: Amy Xiang (778-327-8832) yxiang@vsb.bc.ca 
                   Amy Wei (778-233-0255) awei@vsb.bc.ca 
                   Kei Lau (604-831-6528) pklau@vsb.bc.ca
Registration: https://bit.ly/3PqLwGk
For more information: Quilchena ECC Flyer Sept 26 - Dec 5, 2022 Final.pdf

Korean Parents Support Circle

Date:  Sep 20, 2022 - Dec 7, 2022
Time and Location: Please see the flyer Flyers kpsg 2022-2023.final.jpg
For registration, please contact Jenny Choi (778-229-4270) at hchoi@vsb.bc.ca


School-Based Activities (Search Tip: Listed By School)

Churchill Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Friday
Time:   Lunch Time
Location:   Auditorium Foyer (follow the EXIT sign inside the auditorium)
For more information:  Churchill Welcome Circle 2022-23.pdf

David Thompson Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Friday
Time:   Lunch Time
Location:   Room 228
For more information:  David Thompson Youth Welcome Circle

Gladstone Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Wednesday
Time:   11:30 am - 12: 15 pm
Location:  Room B106, Welcome Room (next to the counselling department)
Contact: Maria MacDonald, 778-772-2710  / mmacdonald@vsb.bc.ca
                   Tuoi (Teresa) Nguyen, 778-231-2657 / tnguyen@vsb.bc.ca
For more information:  Gladstone Welcome Circle 22_23.pdf

Gladstone Youth Group

Dates:  Every Monday
Time:   11:30 am - 12:16 pm & 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:   Welcome room (Next to Counselor department)
For more information:  Gladstone Youth Group Flyer 2022-2023.pdf

Cool Thursday Group (for students of Van Tech)

Dates:  Every Thursday
Time:   3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:   Base Space room/ Cafe
For more information:  2022-2023 Cool Thursday.pdf

Hamber Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Monday
Time:   11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Location:   Multipurpose Room
For more information:  Hamber Youth Circle Flyer

John Oliver Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Tuesday
Time:   11:35 am – 12:15 pm
Location:   Room 318
For more information:  John Oliver Youth Circle Flyer

Killarney Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Monday – Lunch Time
Time:   Lunch Time
Location:  Room A301, Ms. Nakamura's Room
For more information:  Killarney Welcome Circle

King George Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Monday
Time:   11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Location:   TBD
For more information:  King George Youth Circle Flyer

Kitsilano Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Starting Oct 5th (Every Wednesday)
Time:   11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Location:  258 CST
For more information:  Kitsilano Youth Welcome Circle.pdf

Magee Youth Welcome Circle 

Dates:  Every Wednesday
Time:   11:35 am - 12:15 pm
Location:   Room 214
For more information:  Magee Youth Circle Flyer

Point Grey Youth Welcome Circle 

Dates:  Every Monday - Starting on Sep 26
Time:   11:40 am - 12:10 pm
Location:   Room TBD ("Drop-In's" are welcome)
For more information:  PG Youth Welcome Circle 2022.pdf

Prince of Wales Youth Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Monday
Time:   11:40 am – 12:10 pm
Location:   C203. Mr. Sung
For more information: Prince of Wales Youth Circle Flyer
Contact: Amy Xiang (778-327-8832) yxiang@vsb.bc.ca
                  Zita Yu (778-233-0665) zyu@vsb.bc.ca

Tupper Youth Welcome Circle 

Dates:   Every Tuesday
Time:   3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:  TBD
For more information:  Tupper Leaders Group Flyer 2022-2023.pdf

UHS Youth Connection Program (U-Hill Catchment G7-12)

Dates:  October 3, 2022, until June 19, 2023
Time:   3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (every Monday)
Location:  Wesbrook Community Centre
Registration is required: https://forms.office.com/r/SDsR1sY0fK
Enquiry: Esaine Mo at emo@vsb.bc.ca or work cell: 778-228-8536

Van Tech Youth Welcome Circle 

Dates:   Every Thursday
Time:   11:40 am - 12:20 pm
Location:  Room #250
For more information:  Van Tech Youth Circle Flyer

Windermere Welcome Circle

Dates:  Every Tuesday
Time:   11:30 am - 12:15 pm 
Location:  Room 311
Contact: Maria MacDonald, 778-772-2710 / mmacdonald@vsb.bc.ca
                   Amy Wei, 778-233-0255 / awei@vsb.bc.ca
For more information:  Windermere Welcome Club 22_23.pdf


Activities For All Youth

Youth Supporting Youth

Dates: Sep 22, 2022 - Nov 10, 2022
Time:  4:00 pm - 4:45 pm (Every Thursday)
Location:  Online, via Zoom
Please click on the link to Register: https://forms.office.com/r/9azG1KpYQw
For more information: YOUTH SUPPORTING YOUTH FLYER.pdf

Homework Land Tutoring Program

Dates: During School Year
Time:   4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Wednesdays)
Location:   Bring your homework to the Virtual session on Zoom
For more information: Homework Land Flyer

South Asian Newcomer Youth Club

Dates:   First Friday of Every Month
Time:   4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:  Virtual on MS Teams 
For more information:  South Asian Newcomer Youth Club Flyer


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