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IRCOM is searching for a Research Assistant/Contractor

IRCOM is currently looking for a Research Assistant for an Immigrant and Refugee Housing and Settlement Project. Please review the position description and application information in the link below. NHS Research Assistant

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Winnipeg Municipal Election 2018

The City of Winnipeg election is just around the corner and we encourage everyone who is eligible to get out there and vote on Wednesday October 24th.   We’ve assembled a few resources from partner agencies who have gathered information on civic issues related to the newcomer settlement sector.   Access Without Fear: Access Without […]

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Tips for Applying for a Job at IRCOM

Please review the following document: Tips for Applying for a Job at IRCOM to help you prepare for our application and hiring process.   Tips for Applying for a Job at IRCOM

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Now Recruiting Saving Circle Participants

The Asset Building Program is now recruiting for the Saving Circle Program. Applicants are low income newcomers (in Canada for less than 5 years) who are interested to learn about money  management and able to communicate in English (Benchmark 3 or equivalent). Registration: August 20, 2018 to August 31, 2018 (in person at 215 Isabel St., […]

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Report on the CCR YAG 2017

In April, IRCOM hosted the 2017 Youth Action Gathering for the Canadian Council for Refugees. For a glimpse of what they were up to, read the report! Youth Action Gathering 2017 Report

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A Guide For Newcomer’s Regarding Indigenous People of Manitoba

MCC has created a wonderful guide regarding Indigenous People in Manitoba to help Newcomers understand the cultures and histories of Indigenous People. Check it out here: Indigenous People of Manitoba: A guide for newcomers.

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Youth Breaking Barriers

Check out this great video of youth using art to break through the barriers they face. Thanks to Youth Agencies Alliance for this project!

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New Phone System!!

On March 2, 2016, IRCOM got a new phone system. Please be patient with us as we learn all the quirks that come with it, and be sure to double check which extension you are dialing. ALL EXTENSIONS HAVE CHANGED!!! Here is a quick look at the new staff extensions:

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Manitoba’s Response to the Syrian Crisis

There have been many questions lately about how Manitoba will respond to the incoming refugees from Syria. IRCOM is not directly involved in the coordination of response, though we support the efforts in every way we can and we expect to see many of the new arrivals in our housing and our programs.

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Impact Story: Abreham

Abreham came to Canada in 2011 with his wife and 5 children. He wanted to find safe and affordable housing for them. A lack of resources, finances and very limited English made this a complicated and at times overwhelming task.

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