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Networking for Life

YMCA Connections

Sunday, 26 May 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

Networking for Life

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Networking for Life

YMCA Immigrant Services

May Social & Educational Event (SEE)


Participate in a fun and interactive workshop:

  • Ileana Vasquez, a Human Resources (HR) professional, will share key networking strategies and experiences to support newcomers in life
  • Make new connections to build your new community, for volunteering & employment
  • Learn about newcomers' stories of networking successes from their personal and professional lives

FREE event but you must register in advance to be guaranteed a spot.


Event location: South Burnaby Neighbourhood House, 4460 Beresford Street  (Right outside Metrotown Skytrain Station )

Event Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 PM (please be on time! early bird doors open at 10:45 AM)


If this is your first event with YMCA Immigrant Services please remember to print out an application form, found here and either email it to before the event or print it and bring it with you to the event. You also need to bring your PR card with you for verification. 

 YMCA Immigrant Services has a 2 no-show policy. This means that if you register but do not attend an event you will be added to our no show list. If this happens 2 times, you will no longer be able to attend any YMCA events. Please help us to avoid this negative situation by cancelling your ticket if you know you cannot attend an event.


Frequently Asked Questions

 What's the cancellation policy? What if I want to cancel my ticket?

 The tickets are free and if you can no longer attend, you need to cancel your ticket. To cancel your ticket, this is the best way: Just log in to Eventbrite, Go to the Tickets page, and locate your order. Select "Manage Order" to view your order details, and then select "Cancel Order" to cancel your registration.

 What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The best way to get to the South Burnaby Neighborhood House is to take the Skytrain,  Expo Line (Eastbound) to Metrotown Stration. Exit Metrotown Skytrain (Central Boulevard Exit) and turn right, cross Beresford Street and you will see the Burnaby Neighborhood House.

If you choose to drive, some street parking is also available nearby. 

 How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

 If you have any questions about registration please contact or call 604-685-8066.

 If need to contact the event organizer on the day, please text or call Rehana at 604-374-5465.

 We are looking forward to learning about how networking can help you build the life you imagine in Canada. 


Rehana Nanjijuma


On behalf of Immigrant Services 












Have questions about Networking for Life? Contact YMCA Connections

When & Where

4460 Beresford St
South Burnaby Neighborhood House
Burnaby, BC V5H 2Y8

Sunday, 26 May 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

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