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What’s Victoria Day all about?

May 15, 2019

This weekend is a long weekend in Canada because it’s Victoria Day on Monday May 20! But what… Read more

Generous donation is good for both immigrants and the environment

May 10, 2019

Two BC non-profit organizations have come together to enhance the delivery of services to newcomers with innovative technology,… Read more

Understanding Ramadan – May 6 to June 4

May 6, 2019

Ramadan has begun for 1.8 billion Muslims around the world, including more than one million Muslims in Canada.… Read more

Rachna works in DIVERSEcity's finance department.

The Journey from Volunteer to DIVERSEcity Employee

April 10, 2019

Rachna was a senior manager in India’s banking industry for 18 years before moving to Canada in 2014.… Read more

Why Volunteering is a Good Thing — for your Life and Career

April 8, 2019

It’s National Volunteer Week this week, April 7–13, 2019, in Canada. It’s a time to recognize the important… Read more

We’re a finalist for the Settlement Agency Award

April 3, 2019

Vote for DIVERSEcity for the 2019 Settlement Agency Award We are thrilled to be a finalist for the… Read more

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DIVERSEcity CEO Neelam Sahota was featured in Darpan Magazine's Women of Influence special in 2021 during the pandemic. Darpan is celebrating her and other past winners at their inaugural gala this year. Check it out below! ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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The small joys in life! Our smiling RISE program kids with their new bikes, thanks to our partnership with Our Community Bikes Pedal Society! RISE families received bicycles so they can enjoy playing around all year round and go on great adventures!We want to say a huge thank you to Our Community Bikes for their generosity and kindness! They are doing amazing work, and the RISE team is glad to have partnered with them.DIVERSEcity's Refugee & Immigrant Specialized Experience (RISE) program supports newcomer families who are experiencing complex and multiple challenges in settling into their new community. We provide safe and specialized case management in first languages. Learn more here: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/programs-for-refugees/rise-program/#EveryoneBelongsHere #ImmigrationMatters #welcomerefugees #refugees #biking #SurreyBC ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you studying sport management, sport administration, health, physical education, kinesiology, human kinetics or recreation? Looking for an exciting opportunity to get experience and make an impact this summer? DIVERSEcity is currently inviting applications for a volunteer SportWORKS Officer position for our new Sport for Newcomers Surrey Initiative, in partnership with Commonwealth Sport Canada.This is a four-month, full-time volunteer position starting on April 1, 2023, in Surrey with a monthly living allowance of $1,500. It requires attendance at a pre-departure training session on March 30, 2023, in Ottawa, Ontario, with travel expenses paid. Get the full details at www.dcrs.ca/volunteer/ Tagging for reach: Surrey Local Immigration Partnership NewToBC Recreation Surrey SFU Surrey SFU Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology UBC Kinesiology Undergraduate Society UBC School of Kinesiology Douglas College Sports Institute KPU Sport & Rec ... See MoreSee Less
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Save the date! This Black History Month, DIVERSEcity, with support from the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership, is launching its first annual Black in BC event to celebrate Black excellence in Surrey and Metro Vancouver. Through inspirational speakers, a panel discussion, musical presentations and more, the empowering event will: • Celebrate the achievements, cultures and contributions of Black Canadians • Recognize and honour Black history in Canada • Inspire dialogue, learning and support for Black achievement, including for new immigrants and refugees Held on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 3–7 pm at Surrey City Hall, we are currently busy planning the event and will be announcing speakers, entertainment and sponsors soon! Learn more and pre-register here: www.dcrs.ca/BlackinBC #BlackHistoryMonth #BHM #EveryoneBelongsHere ... See MoreSee Less
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DIVERSEcity’s Caregiver Support Program, in partnership with Fraser Health, hosted a mental health and wellness workshop for caregivers and older adults to share useful tools we can use to overcome stress, anxiety and burnout. Thank you to Fraser Health for partnering with us! Learn more about our services for seniors and caregivers: www.dcrs.ca/our-services/services-for-seniors/ ... See MoreSee Less
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