Our Immigrant Peer educators support their peers, their social, family and work connections, with information and referrals that help them cope with adjusting and adapting to life in Canada and Whistler. They learn about:
After the program, we invite trained Immigrant Peer Educators to reconnect monthly, from January to March. We come together with former program graduates to connect and discover how others are working as Peer Educators in our community:
You may also like to volunteer with the Welcome Centre.
Part One: In 8 weekly sessions you will:
Part Two: We rejoin monthly, from January to March, with all the former IPEP graduates. We bring everyone together and support you as you work as a Peer Educator in your community; we discuss how networking and mentoring is going, answer questions and solve any issues you may be having. This is also where we connect with one another and discover how others are working as a Peer Educator in their community.
Depending on interest, we invite in local service providers that you are interested in hearing from.
Check the dates of the next program
There are many ways to get involved, click here for more details.