Together Project connects refugee newcomers and Canadians to build stronger, more integrated communities.
We match Welcome Groups of five or more volunteers with newly arrived refugees for friendship and social support.
Together Project works with our partners to host community events and programs that foster social inclusion.
Together Project supports our work through evidence-based program evaluation and research.
Within my community and at work, I encourage people to volunteer to help newcomers’ settle and integrate. I talk about how rewarding my volunteer work has been and I try to inspire others to welcome newcomers to Canada. My advice is to see the whole experience as a learning opportunity. When people come from another part of the world, they have something to share with you. You can learn a lot from them. You will need to be patient, learn to be a good listener and a problem solver. There is... Read more >
Turkey currently hosts 4 million refugees-the highest number of refugees in any country worldwide. Last week, locally-based community organizations gathered in Ankara at “Meet, Share, Inspire: International Conference of Good Practices on Refugee Protection.” Together Project Co-Director, Anna Hill, shared our approach to fostering social connections to support refugee integration. Learn more at https://www.good-practices.com/index.php/en/home-page/
Together Project, a project on Tides Canada’s shared platform, connects refugee newcomers and Canadians to build stronger, more integrated communities. Our Welcome Group Program matches volunteers with newly arrived refugees for meaningful settlement and integration support. The Volunteer Coordinator will support Together Project’s Co-Directors in the delivery of the Welcome Group Program. The Coordinator will serve as the main point of contact for volunteers interested or involved in the... Read more >