Training in the comfort of your own home by qualifiedtrainers, members, and settlement providers will help equip you and your team to meet settlement responsibilities.
Attending regularly featured RSTP webinars or watching a recorded webinar are required by each Core Team as outlined below:
Along with the webinars/videos, each core team person and volunteers who wants to work one-on-one with newcomers after arrival will:
This is one of the webinars that is required training by our SAH. Every member of the Core Team must take this webinar.
Date: Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm ET
Continue to learn with Aliya's sponsorship group as they discover why the settlement plan is central to the application, how to calculate the application budget, where to find the application guide and how to read it with ease. Attendees will learn:
Formerly called "Preparing for Arrival and Providing Post-Arrival Support: Handling Unrealistic Expectations and Practicing Ethical Considerations."
This webinar is offered monthly and is required training by your SAH. Every member of the Core Team must take this webinar.
Date: Thurs, Oct 20, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
In this new series of training by, attendees follow a fictional sponsorship group as they prepare to welcome a newcomer family. Today's webinar picks up the story when Aliya’s brother and his family are due to arrive! Follow along with Aliya and her team as they make sure they have everything ready to welcome and give orientation to Samuel, Estelle and their 2 children. This interactive webinar will provide:
To register for the September webinar, click here.
If this timing is not convenient for you, the RSTP Video Library has a copy of an older version of the webinar available here.
This is a new webinar offered by, and is required training by your SAH. The Team Lead and finance person from the Core Team must take this webinar.
Date: Monday, Oct 24, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM ET
This interactive webinar allows sponsors to connect with a case study group about a woman named Aliya to learn how to keep sponsorship records and respond to IRCC's requests for information.
Attendees will also learn about the purpose and process of the Assurance framework that all sponsors work with.
To register for the October webinar, click here.
Register to access the recording of a previous presentation of this webinar here. Attending the webinar in person provides opportunity to ask questions of the facilitator.
Date: Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm ET
What exactly happens at the end of the sponsorship year? Join this interactive webinar and learn with Aliya’s group and Samuel’s family as they plan how to work towards Samuel and Estelle’s independence and complete the 12 months of sponsorship!
To register, click here.
If this timing is not convenient, check back here at the end of the month for the date and time it will be offered again next month.
This training is required by your SAH. Every member of the Core Team must participate in the Resource Kit activities.
This kit can be used at one or two of your Core Team meetings to explore the unidentified expectations within your own sponsorship group. One or two Core Team members could facilitate the training after looking through the material using the guided questions and videos included.
This webinar delivered by RSTP for new and experienced sponsors will provide an in-depth look at the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program, including:
There are no currently scheduled times for this webinar, but a previous recording can be accessed here.
This is one of the webinars that is required training by your SAH. The Team Lead must take this webinar, and then communicate the applicable content to the refugee before the Visa Office interview.
Listen to the July 29, 2020 webinar here.
The interview with the Canadian visa offices (VO) abroad is the stepping stone towards granting permanent residence status for your sponsored refugees and bringing them to safety in Canada.