Applications open for Immigrant Advisory Table

Online Application Form

The Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is looking for immigrants and newcomers interested in joining the Immigrant Advisory Table. If you are looking for ways to engage in building a welcoming and inclusive community, this opportunity is for you.  

The Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) is a volunteer roundtable with members representing a diversity of backgrounds, ages, cultures, languages, genders, education, and varying stages of settlement. 

IAT is open to immigrants and newcomers who: 

  • Are residing, studying and/or working in Surrey 
  • Represent the diversity of Surrey (a range of countries of origin, length of time in Canada, immigration status, age, gender, occupational/educational backgrounds) 
  • Have experience, knowledge, and abilities related to immigration, community development and civic engagement 
  • Are open to learning and collaborating with community stakeholders 
  • Can commit to monthly meetings and working group engagements 

IAT members roles and engagement: 

  • Attend and actively participate in six meetings per year (bi-monthly) 
  • Provide regular insights to the Surrey LIP Council 
  • Act as community ambassadors of Surrey LIP and assist with outreach to communities 
  • Participate in and/or co-lead Surrey LIP Strategic Working Groups related to immigrant and newcomer outcomes  

Meetings will be held using a blended model of virtual and in-person. Members will be appointed for a period of one year and will be offered a honorariam.  

If you are interested in becoming a member of the IAT and would like to play a role in building a welcoming community, please fill out the application here : Online Application Form

If you have questions regarding this role or Surrey Local Immigration Partnership, please contact

Learn more about our various roundtables under What is Surrey LIP? > Roundtables.

Author: SurreyLIP