SettlementAtWork:Newsletter/2010-10-06

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Settlement AtWork Highlights - October 6, 2010


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FEATURED JOB POSTING

Settlement Worker (Mandarin)
The Mennonite New Life Centre requires a Settlement Worker (Mandarin-Speaking). Deadline: October 22, 2010.
http://www.theconstellation.ca/settlement.org/job_details.shtml?x=233450

Website Content Coordinator 
The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) requires a Website Content Coordinator for the At Work website.  Deadline: October 15, 2010.
http://www.theconstellation.ca/settlement.org/job_details.shtml?x=233370

For all current job listings, please visit:
http://www.theconstellation.ca/settlement.org/jobs.shtml

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REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

Access to Justice Fund Grants Program
The Law Foundation of Ontario is now accepting applications to the Access to Justice Fund from across Canada. Grants made from the Fund are to be used to support public access to justice. Deadline: May 31, 2011.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_library_detail.asp?passed_lang=EN&doc_id=1005047

For a complete listing of current RFPs, visit:
http://atwork.settlement.org/ATWORK/rfp.asp

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NEWS - HEADLINES AND NEW RESOURCES

New Website: InMyLanguage.org - Settlement Information in 11 Languages
This new website has settlement information in 11 languages. Provide your clients with information in their preferred language, even if you do not speak that language yourself. You can customize your own information sheets with your organization's logo or add notes for your client through the customize now link in each article.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009811

Ontario Women’s Directorate (OWD) – Call for Letters of Intent
The Ontario Women’s Directorate (OWD) is issuing a call for Letters of Intent for community-led projects that will extend the Neighbours, Friends and Families (NFF) public education campaign to Ontario’s immigrant and refugee communities.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009846

Operational Bulletin 238 – Amendment to Section 4 of the Regulations
This Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) operational bulletin has information about amendments to Section 4 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_whatshappen_detail.asp?anno_id=2009840

Active Citizen: Newsletter from the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
This new monthly newsletter from MCI will have information about new and existing programs. In this issue: Helping Newcomers Find Jobs; Opening the Doors to Queen's Park; Update on the Partnership Project; Honours and Awards e-Nominations; and more.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_offsite_frame.asp?anno_id=2009837

Videos on Small Claims Court, Pension and Benefits Law
These videos have information about small claims court and pension and benefits law in Ontario. The videos are available in English and French. From the Advancement of Legal Education and Research Trust, part of the Ontario Bar Association.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_offsite_frame.asp?anno_id=2009832

Mathieu Da Costa Challenge - Writing and Art Contest
Enter an original piece of writing or artwork that celebrates the contributions made by Canadians of Aboriginal, African or other ethnocultural backgrounds to the building of Canada. This contest is for young people aged 9-18. Deadline: December 10, 2010.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_offsite_frame.asp?anno_id=2009831

Get all your news at:
http://atwork.settlement.org/ATWORK/news.asp

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RESEARCH

Study: Settlement Experiences in a Small City: Implications for Social Work Practice
This study looks at the settlement challenges faced by family class immigrants in smaller communities outside of the major metropolitan areas of Canada. The author was conducted a mixed method research design of key informant interviews, focus groups, and photovoice research. Date: 2010.
http://atwork.settlement.org/sys/atwork_offsite_frame.asp?anno_id=2009842

To search our full list of trusted research sites, visit:
http://atwork.settlement.org/atwork/research/searchresults.asp

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