Upcoming Events

This page centralizes information including links to upcoming events, workshops, employment opportunities, resources and information on different initiatives happening across Scarborough and Torontowide. Please click  the category below to access relevant information or scroll down to read further.


Canada 150th Anniversary Celebration – New Section!

Commemorating Canada’s 150th Anniversary in Scarborough – 150 Neighbours 

Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood_Jun 29, 2017 to Feb 18, 2018 

Our Journey: An Art Map of Canadian Identity @ Spadina Museum_Feb 04 to Dec 31, 2017 

Visit: Canada 150 Events (Toronto) Calendar to learn about other events

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Civic Engagement, Nominations & Call for Participation 

Enable ACCESS Project for People with Disabilities – Get Involved 

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Community Events/ Games/ Fun Activities

Creative Halloween Chinese Masks Workshop_Oct 20, 2017 

Garage Sale at Dorset Park Community Hub_Nov 16, 2017 – New !

Halloween Haunt at Dorset Park Hub_Oct 27, 2017 – New !

Parent-Child Yoga_Sep 20 – Nov 22, 2017 

Scarborough Community Legal Clinic AGM_Oct 18, 2017 

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Community NewsAnnouncements 

Changes to the Citizenship Act as a Result of Bill C-6 – Changes to take effect as of October 11, 2017 – New !


Targeted Employment Strategy for Newcomers – Loan Program for Internationally Trained Workers – New !

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Job Contracts / Employment  Opportunities

Don Valley East Youth Hiring Event_Oct 19, 2017 – New !

Job Fair Day at Scarborough Global Kingdom- Nov 02, 2017 – New !

Job Fair for Youth 18-29 currently on Probation or Parole_Oct 26, 2017 

Recruiting and Information Event – Signature Service Inc_Oct 30, 2017 – New !

Senior’s Poverty Animator Network – Apply to be a SPAN Animator 

Signature Service Inc – Recruiting & Information Event_Oct 20, 2017 

2017 Starbuck Hiring Event_Oct 19, 2017 (Scarborough) – New !


Job Posting


Volunteer Opportunities


Community Hospice Volunteers – Online Training & Certificate provided – Tamil, Punjabi, Greek, Cantonese speaking volunteers especially needed Fall-Winter 2017 – New !

Join BBNC’s Seniors Outreach Ambassador Team_Aged 50 plus

Mentorship Program for Job Seekers & Mentorship needed for the program 

Peer Leader Facilitator Recruitment – Diabetes Prevention Program 

Recruiting Seniors or Adults as SPAN Animators – BBNC SPAN 

TPL Youth Hub Volunteer Recruitment 

Volunteer Opportunity at Toronto Public Library 

Volunteer Opportunity with CNIB’s GTA Foundation 

Volunteer Recruitment – Together Project_Visit the website to sign-up 

Volunteering/ Student Placement Opportunities at YMCA 

Volunteer Opportunity with City of Toronto 

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Programs and Events

Business Development aid for Women Exploring Entrepreneurship – Info Session_Oct 24 or Nov 02, 2017 – New !

Bridging Program in Project Management for IEP Francophone immigrants

Employment Program for Job Seekers with Disability_Oct 10 – 27 & Nov 13 – 24, 2017 

Entrepreneurship Connections Program_New Program Starts on Nov 06, 2017 & Jan 08, 2018 – New !

Entry to Food Processing (EFP) Training – 8 Weeks Program_Starts on Oct 16, 2017 – Accepting Referrals now 

Financial Services Connections Program_Nov 13 to Dec 15, 2017 – New !

Integrated Work Experience Strategy Program – Bridge Training Program  

Retail Certificate Program_Oct 24 – 26, 2017 

Sales and Marketing Connections – Next Program Starts on Nov 06, 2017  

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Workshops and Training

Disabilities Mentoring Day – Prepare for New Opportunities_Oct 25, 2017 

Learn about applying for a Criminal Record Suspension_Nov 08, 2017 – New !

The Immigrant Cafe for Immigrant Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners_Every 2nd Thursday   



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Program and Events

Female Health & Wellness 360_Sep 20 to Nov 22, 2017 

Healthy Life Exercise_Sep 20 to Nov 22, 2017 

Mandarin Parenting Group_Oct 18 & 25, 2017 – New !

Vaccine Information Sheet Influenza Vaccines for Children 

Walk-In Counselling – Help of Children and Families When You Need it_Tuesdays 

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Workshops and Training

Understanding Medical Benefits in Ontario_Oct 23, 2017 

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Immigration & Citizenship Updates 

Changes to the spousal sponsorship program 

Government of Canada Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence_April 28, 2017 

Help Newcomers to Canada get their benefits and credits 

Ontario Welcoming Newcomers with Expanded and Modernized Immigration Program – Province Attracting Global Talent and Helping Businesses Find Skilled Workers_May 31, 2017 

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Language Programs & Education

Workshops, Education Opportunities and Training

Academic upgrading – Career and college transition – Tuition free program

Enhanced Language Training_Customer Service, Engineering, Sales & Marketing, Accounting and IT_Starting in Oct & Nov 2017 

Free Homework Club for Immigrant Students_Sep 21 – Dec 21, 2017 (Mandarin) 

Free Homework Club for Immigrant Students_Sep 21 – Dec 21, 2017 

Language for Workplace Conenctions_Start Date_Oct 23, 2017_Info Session_Oct 10, & 17, 2017

Occupation Specific Language Training – Workplace Communication_Program Starts_Sep 2017 and Jan 2018 

Occupation-Specific Language Training Schedule_2017-18 

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Refugees Support 


New Beginnings Clinic – CAMH Mental Health and Wellness Clinic for Refugees and Refugee Claimants 

ODSP Eligibility for Refugees in first 12 Months_ Q&A Response Sheet_June 02, 2017 

Syrian Newcomers Project – Free Translation of Diploma & Transcript of Records for Syrian Newcomers 


Programs, Events, Workshops and Training


Settlement and Family Supports 

Events/ Programs

Expressive Art Group for Women in Transition – 10 Week Program_Sep 21 – Nov 30, 2017 

Improve Your English & Discover Canada – Citizenship Conversation Circle_Oct 05 to Dec 07, 2017  

Women Group on Wellness and Empowerment_Oct 26 to Nov 30, 2017 


Workshops and Training

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Training/ Workshops/ Events for Service Providers

OCASI – Self-Directed E-Learning Training – Understanding & Responding to Sexual Violence in Immigrant & Refugee Communities – Level 1 

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Recorded Webinars & Online Training

Immigration Status and Relationship Breakdown: What Women Should Know

Learn about Competing Human Rights under the Ontario Human Rights Code 

Recorded Webinar on Exploring a VAW National Evaluation Framework: Assessing Changes in Men & Boys

Recorded Webinar on Partner Violence in Rainbow Communities 

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Youth Programs and Services 

Free Job Training in Toronto’s Hospitality Industry for youth (for OW & ODSP Recipients) 

Hello GEMgirls – Formal Mentorship to Girls Living in Priority Neighborhoods_Currently Accepting Applications for 2016-17 Program 

Job Fair for Youh 18 – 29 Currently on Probation or Parole_Oct 26, 2017 

Join the Youth Health Action Network_Contact today ! 

Meet & Greet With Starbucks – Refugee Youth Recruiting Event – Please contact for more information 

Teens Ending Abusive Relationships project Education Workshops

Work Experience Connection for aged 15 -29   

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Agency Program Calendars

ACCES Employment Client Workshops Calendar_October 2017

Chinese Family Services of Ontario Client Workshops Calendar_October 2017

East Metro Youth Services- newcomer Youth Program Calendar_October 2017

Seneca Employment Services Calendar_October 2017

VPI Working Solutions – Special Events and Workshops Calendar_October 2017

YWCA JUMP Scarborough Client Workshop Calendar_October 2017 

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