Now that the sponsored refugees have arrived, all the work that went into settlement and budget planning will be put to the test. Is it a good plan? Are the expectations realistic?
As with every successful endeavor, there must be an informed plan or course of action. And as with every successful endeavor, that plan must be flexible enough to bend to real life, with real people. To helpnavigate the adjustments that are to be expected once they move from theory to the real thing, we require the submit a quarterly report designed to provide us with the practical information we need, and to create room to notice potential issues as they arise.
Your SAH has an obligation to IRCC through their signed agreement to monitor the activities of its Constituent Groups and co-sponsors.
According to the SAH agreement:
“A SAH is responsible for monitoring its Constituent Groups (CGs) or co-sponsors and their individual undertakings. The purpose of monitoring will be to provide support to the sponsor and the refugee in meeting respective commitments and responsibilities. When issues and problems arise which could lead to a possible breakdown, the SAH will work cooperatively with IRCC to resolve them.”
Reports are due at the end of months 3, 6, 9 and 12 after arrival.
Initial Quarterly Narrative Report - Required by the
Second Quarterly Narrative Report - Required by the Team Lead
Third Quarterly Narrative Report - Required by the Team Lead
Final Report - Required by the Team Lead after conferring with the whole group.
Quarterly Financial Report - Required by the Team Treasurer or the person responsible for the collection and dispursment of funds.