ECSSEN Career School (hereafter ECSSEN) is a Canadian charity (Charity # 859245102RR0001) registered in Alberta. It was established in 2004 and has been run by a group of passionate and dedicated volunteers ever since. It focuses on:
helping immigrants and youth gain Canadian work experiences and skills through workplace practicum and in house programs;
creating opportunities for them to adjust and contribute to Canadian Society through volunteering; and
partnering with local social service agencies/businesses in supporting people in need through charitable initiatives.
Chinese Emotional Support Hotline
If you like to talk to somebody in Chinese, you are more than welcome to call Chinese Emotional Support hotline at 587-997-5977. Our well trained hotline volunteers can provide you with emotional support and connect you to community resources for further help. Our services are completely free, confidential & non-judgemental. Our hotline was created after months of […]
Organizing volunteers to contribute to Canadian society is a worthwhile ongoing program. ECSSEN works closely with local food producers by picking up their donations and then distributing them to families in need and local social service agencies in a timely manner. So far this program has delivered a few million dollars worthy value of rescued […]
Employment Incubator Program
This Professional Development program provides students with Canadian work experience, volunteer opportunities, social network, as well as peer support. It includes four business categories: Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, and Project Management.
Hotline Webinar #28 – Mental health and wellness support for patients with chronic diseases or cancer（浅谈慢性病和癌症病人心理需求及相关资源）
We are pleased to have Jessie and Ivy as our guest speaker on this topic. Jessie and Ivy both have over 15 years of experience in related area and know very well about the needs of patients and their families, and supporting resources and procedures. Jessie is a registered nurse in Alberta. She started to work in the hematology wards in 2008 and joined Tom Baker Cancer Centre (TBCC) in 2011. Jessie has done clinical work in chemotherapy, hematology/blood cancer and solid tumor clinics, and she is mainly in charge of diagnosis/triage of new cases of blood cancer now. Ivy used a geophysical engineer. She came to Canada in 2003 and studied in a Nursing program before she started working as a nurse in 2008. Ivy has extensive experience in kidney transplant/renal failure, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, solid tumor and hematology clinics.
Hotline Webinar #27 – The power of mindfulness: Helping you overcome emotional distress
In this lecture, we are fortunate to have Ms. Li Min, a registered social worker in Alberta, as our speaker. Ms. Li has provided emotional support services to multi-ethnic immigrants in several non-profit organizations or projects, such as Calgary Distress Centre, Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association, and the Healthy Ambassador Project of the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Chinese emotional support Hotline volunteer Stories
Chinese Emotional Support Hotline Volunteer – Super Stars of the Month September
In September, the Chinese Emotional Support Hotline selected two star volunteers, Supervisor Lily Pang and Listener Bill Zheng.
Chinese Emotional Support Hotline Volunteer – Super Stars of the Month July
Li Luo and her husband came to Canada from Shanxi, China in 2005, and graduated from Columbi a College, majoring in Human Services. Currently working as an education assistant for the Calgary City Board of Education, she is a mother of two children.