The Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) honours the exceptional contributions and achievements of Calgary’s immigrants and refugees. Nominations for the 2019 Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards are officially open and will remain open until 11:59 pm on November 30, 2018. Nominations can be made here.
Sara Burhan is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month
Two years ago, the Volunteer Program at Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) had the pleasure of welcoming Sara to our volunteer ranks. A talented individual and new to Canada, Sara wanted to learn about the Canadian workplace. Since then, Sara has completed 120 volunteer hours with various programs at ISC, including logistics support for cultural events in the community, facilitator for children and youth programs, and administrative support for Employment Programs.
Ahmed Bashir Yousif is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month.
Ahmed has been a volunteer translator at Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) for 12 years and over time has helped many clients by translating various documents for the Language Bank. He is a champion volunteer everyone would want on their team, with close to 300 hours of volunteered work so far.
Karly Jean Ross is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month.