Angela is an educator, counselor, and career coach with 16 years of experience working in residential settings and educational institutions. Initially a volunteer in Immigrant Services Calgary's (ISC) tutor program for elementary school children, Angela subsequently started volunteering as a career coach with newcomer clients. As a volunteer career coach, she always finds the time to support newcomers who are struggling with their resumes and job search.
Originally from Nepal, Tost first arrived in Canada in 2014. During a visit to Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) for his English test, he felt inspired by the ISC team and our work in assisting and empowering immigrants and refugees. This led him to apply to volunteer at ISC, and he has completed over 650 volunteer hours with us so far! He has volunteered in different roles, including office support, IT support, and coaching. He is also a regular attendee of workshops delivered by our volunteer program.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has resulted in over three million Ukrainians fleeing their war-torn country in search of safety.
Maleeka is originally from Pakistan and immigrated to Canada with her family over 15 years ago. Her aspirations to build a supportive community for newcomers to Canada have propelled her to volunteer with Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) by contributing her impressive graphic design and social media skills to the cause of empowering immigrants. She has volunteered for over 80 hours at ISC and we are truly grateful for all her hard work, creativity, and dedication. This is her story: