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Tonites the nite! Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization movie nite, in partnership with Centretown Movies. 
Come watch desert flower, 9pm Friday Aug 10, Dundonald Park, 516 Somerset St W. 
Admission by donation, to support OCISOs work with refugees & immigrants. 
Thanks for welcoming newcomers to Canada!

Tonite's the nite! Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization movie nite, in partnership with Centretown Movies.
Come watch "desert flower", 9pm Friday Aug 10, Dundonald Park, 516 Somerset St W.
Admission by donation, to support OCISO's work with refugees & immigrants.
Thanks for welcoming newcomers to Canada!
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2 days to go til Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization movie night, in partnership with Centretown Movies. 
Come watch desert flower, 9pm Friday Aug 10, Dundonald Park, 516 Somerset St W. 
Pay what you can. Admission is by donation, to support OCISOs work with refugees and immigrants here in Ottawa. Hope to see you there!

2 days to go til Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization movie night, in partnership with Centretown Movies.
Come watch "desert flower", 9pm Friday Aug 10, Dundonald Park, 516 Somerset St W.
Pay what you can. Admission is by donation, to support OCISO's work with refugees and immigrants here in Ottawa. Hope to see you there!
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Mark your calendars: one week til Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization movie night, in partnership with Centretown Movies. 
Come watch desert flower, 9pm Friday Aug 10, Dundonald Park, 516 Somerset St W. 
Pay what you can. Admission is by donation, to support OCISOs work with refugees and immigrants here in Ottawa. Thank you!

Mark your calendars: one week til Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization movie night, in partnership with Centretown Movies.
Come watch "desert flower", 9pm Friday Aug 10, Dundonald Park, 516 Somerset St W.
Pay what you can. Admission is by donation, to support OCISO's work with refugees and immigrants here in Ottawa. Thank you!
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OCISO movie night, desert flower, Centretown Movies, Friday Aug 10, 9pm, Dundonald Park, 516 Somerset St W.
Hope to see you there!
https://ociso.org/campaigns/event/get-your-friends-and-family-together-for-a-movie-night/

OCISO movie night, "desert flower", Centretown Movies, Friday Aug 10, 9pm, Dundonald Park, 516 Somerset St W.
Hope to see you there!
ociso.org/campaigns/event/get-your-friends-and-family-together-for-a-movie-night/
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OCISO Board of Directors: Call for Nominations. If interested, send an e-mail to minwang@ociso.org. 

Are you passionate about supporting immigrants and refugees through the journey of making Canada their home?

We are seeking volunteers from within the Ottawa region to serve on our Board of Directors to provide governance direction and support to the Executive Director & team. New directors will be appointed at OCISO’s AGM in October 2018. Deadline: August 12. 

More information about OCISO can be found at https://ociso.org/become-a-board-member/.

Interested? Send an e-mail to minwang@ociso.org before August 12, 2018.

Ottawa Community immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) is a non-profit community agency which provides a broad range of multilingual and multicultural immigrant settlement services to facilitate their successful adaptation and integration process in Canada. 

It works with a broad range of community service providers and other partners to enhance the collective community capacity to help individuals and families with their information, orientation, job seeking, and adaptation needs, as well as facilitating dialogue with mainstream service providers in responding to the diversity of their community.

Ideal candidates have demonstrated experience with Board duties and governance issues and expertise and/or experience in any of the following areas: financial management; marketing, fundraising, communications; innovative technology.

OCISO Board of Directors: Call for Nominations. If interested, send an e-mail to minwang@ociso.org.

Are you passionate about supporting immigrants and refugees through the journey of making Canada their home?

We are seeking volunteers from within the Ottawa region to serve on our Board of Directors to provide governance direction and support to the Executive Director & team. New directors will be appointed at OCISO’s AGM in October 2018. Deadline: August 12.

More information about OCISO can be found at ociso.org/become-a-board-member/.

Interested? Send an e-mail to minwang@ociso.org before August 12, 2018.

Ottawa Community immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) is a non-profit community agency which provides a broad range of multilingual and multicultural immigrant settlement services to facilitate their successful adaptation and integration process in Canada.

It works with a broad range of community service providers and other partners to enhance the collective community capacity to help individuals and families with their information, orientation, job seeking, and adaptation needs, as well as facilitating dialogue with mainstream service providers in responding to the diversity of their community.

Ideal candidates have demonstrated experience with Board duties and governance issues and expertise and/or experience in any of the following areas: financial management; marketing, fundraising, communications; innovative technology.
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Great news to start the day - ByTowne Cinema has donated $753 to our Run for a New Start campaign, supporting OCISO programs for newcomer youth!
This was the accumulated proceeds from their tip jar for the month of June.
Huge thanks to Bytowne and to their patrons who donated nickles, dimes, quarters, loonies, toonies...
It all adds up!

Great news to start the day - ByTowne Cinema has donated $753 to our Run for a New Start campaign, supporting OCISO programs for newcomer youth!
This was the accumulated proceeds from their tip jar for the month of June.
Huge thanks to Bytowne and to their patrons who donated nickles, dimes, quarters, loonies, toonies...
It all adds up!
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Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
3 more days that proceeds from the ByTowne Cinema tip jar will go to support OCISO programs for refugees and immigrants here in Ottawa. Thank you!

3 more days that proceeds from the ByTowne Cinema tip jar will go to support OCISO programs for refugees and immigrants here in Ottawa. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization
If youre looking for a second reason to see a great film at the ByTowne Cinema this June, proceeds of their tip jar will go to support OCISOs newcomer youth programs! Its win, win, win...hope to see you there!  Thank you, Bytowne!

If you're looking for a second reason to see a great film at the ByTowne Cinema this June, proceeds of their tip jar will go to support OCISO's newcomer youth programs! It's win, win, win...hope to see you there! Thank you, Bytowne! ... See MoreSee Less

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#IWS Network invites immigrant women and female international students in academia, industry, government & non-for-profits to join our monthly meetings. We aim to build a collaborative environment for Immigrant Women in Science that nourishes #inclusion & #diversity in #Canada

The Immigrant Women in Science (#IWS) Network is an expanding nation-wide initiative, supporting Immigrant Women in Science in Canada.

Our monthly meetings are currently happening in Ottawa, Montreal, Saskatoon & Vancouver.

Next meeting will be next week, Wednesday, Aug 22

Join the party at this years @OttawaGreekFest at 1315 Prince of Whales Drive on now until the 19th. Taste delicious Greek food, listen to beautiful Greek music, and bring your dancing shoes! For full festival details, visit https://t.co/uIMJdOdkyL
#OttawaGreekFest #OpaOttawa

The mailing address for most overseas family class sponsorship apps has changed! Make sure yours goes to the right place: https://t.co/KZGwda5mPI.

Seeking refugee status? Canada doesn’t offer a free pass to anyone who wants to immigrate here - there is a strict process in place. You might think that once you’re in, you’re in, but that’s just not the case. Learn more: https://t.co/Ud9GrDXe1j #cdnref

Is your workplace a great example of #diversity and #inclusion? Let the people know! 📣📣📣
We're accepting entries for the 2019 Employer Excellence Awards -
deadline for submissions is December 14, 2018. … #HIOAwards19 #HumanResrouces #Ott #Ottawa

2019 Employer Excellence Awards: Call for Entries - Hire Immigrants Ottawa

Hire Immigrants Ottawa is accepting entries for the 2019 Employer Excellence Awards from employers in the National Capital Region. The awards recogniz...

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Our YOCISO Newcomer Youth Centre will be closed tomorrow, Friday, August 17th.

Today at the #YOCISO Newcomer Youth Centre: Arts workshop, Cooking & picnic in the park, Basketball! #cdnimm #Ottawa #youth, Join us from 12-5, 1800 Bank Street, 3rd Floor. https://t.co/ybL0p4kgqY

Arabic + English #WalkIn #Counselling today 11am-5pm at #Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization @OttawaOCISO (Last session 3:30pm). OCISO is located at 959 Wellington St W.

Today at the #YOCISO Newcomer Youth Centre: Knowledge is power, Guest speaker, Boardgames championship and Power Hour! #cdnimm #Ottawa #youth, Join us from 12-5, 1800 Bank Street, 3rd Floor. https://t.co/zK2J9Y0bYm

Did you know? All refugee claimants undergo health and security screening, including biographic and biometric checks as well as security and criminality checks. Learn more: https://t.co/Ud9GrDXe1j #cdnref

Join us today at Kaladar park from 5:30-7:30 for some soccer fun. Bring all your friends to learn and improve your soccer skills while having so much fun!!!

The event is rain or shine unless in case of lightening. https://t.co/Nh2D1lyTLf

Want to make a difference in your community? Become a Mentor in our Immigrant Women Mentoring Network. Support #cdnimm women in their career development today! https://t.co/Pwy7Q4GiIL #mentorship

Know a newcomer to #Ottawa who needs help? Connect with us. Our Settlement & Integration Program can help. https://t.co/7i47lIPLQh

Applying to #ImpactAcademy - #CityMaker Edition but got some questions? We're working w @HubOttawa for a LIVE online Q&A on Tuesday, August 14th, 4PM-5PM. You're invited - watch this space! 🙌💬 PLUS Comment your questions below in advance! https://t.co/2d0x5NeAxo

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Our Mission!

OCISO supports immigrants through the journey of making Canada their home by providing creative and responsive programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate, by building community through mutual respect and partnerships, and by fostering healthy and inclusive spaces for open dialogue and healing.

What we do 🙂

We are community based non-profit organization that has been providing services in Ottawa since 1978. We are motivated by the stories of new immigrants, and we are there every stage of the journey. OCISO directly serves over 10,000 immigrants and refugees every year. Our work is augmented by the generous efforts of our enthusiastic, caring and talented staff, volunteers, both established and new Canadians.