Serve it Up: The Roll of Service Providers in Creating Welcoming Communities
12 January 2023
It also found referring clients to the appropriate organization for their that these organizations offer a variety of programs and needs, and that employers promote diversity training to services that help with the integration and retention other employers and employees that are currently not of newcomers, most commonly, through connection involved in these activities. [...] Similarly, organizations in the Big 5 to share, promote, and participate in these surveys to offer a variety of programs and services that promote enable informed decision-making in Ontario’s northern community acceptance and welcoming of newcomers, regions. [...] The challenges associated with this undertaking were creating service provider awareness of the survey, The surveys focused on the themes of attraction, encouraging self-recognition among organizations that retention, reconciliation, anti-racism, and welcoming, provide services outside of the traditional sense (e.g., and explored both individual experiences and the direct Immigration, Refugees and. [...] 8 Northern Policy Institute / Institut des politiques du NordServe it Up: The Roll of Service Providers in Creating Welcoming Communities | January 2023 Programs and Services Organizations that responded to the survey offer a variety of programs and services to help with the integration and retention of newcomers. [...] Figure 2: Programs and/or services to help with the integration and retention of newcomers, 2022 Matching newcomers with established members of the community to act as a mentor 31% Hosting, and inviting newcomers to, events and encouraging and facilitating networking 38% Providing guided tours of the community and introducing newcomers to recreational and social community 15% activities Connecting.