The Saint John Multicultural and Newcomers Resource Centre (SJMNRC) is a non-profit organization that provides an integrated approach to services for newcomers including one-on-one employment counselling, as well as referral and placement services to immigrants.
The mandate of the Centre is overseen by a Board Directors and a small yet dedicated staff. All the services are free for immigrants in order to encourage and promote the cultural diversity.
The SJMNRC is an organization which thinks that you can learn and develop yourself thanks to the community.
The vision is:
To foster diversity and community development through service.
The missions of the SJMNRC can be defined into 5 points:
To improve the cultural, social and economic well-being of the community through the
promotion of multiculturalism.
Facilitate the integration of newcomers to Saint John and help to retain them.
Create a road map for newcomers.
Support the programs offered by existing settlement and multicultural organizations.
Serve as an advocate for newcomers and the multicultural community in the Saint John
The values are:
Assisting newcomers settlement in the Saint John region.
Excellent service, Tailored relationship.
Respect, Equality, Inclusiveness and Fairness
All newcomers in the Saint John region are welcome.
One of the key priorities for the website redesign is to develop an easy navigation through all the programs and services that offers the SJMNRC.
Indeed, the aim is to provide a better understanding of what kind of services a newcomer can benefit from without being surrounded by a huge amount of information. We need to remind that all the administration process could be challenging for a person from a different country, culture and language.
The goals of the new website
The new website needs to:
Reflect the SJMNRC, its values and missions.
Be recognized with its own corporate identity.
Be optimized on the updating process.
Focus on the services that the centre offers.
Be the first tool of communication.
Be more intuitive and user friendly.
The message that we want convey through the website
The SJMNRC is a dynamic organization which provides free services for newcomers in order to help the settlement of their family in the region of Saint John.
The mood of the new website
Modern, Professional, Dynamic, Multicultural, International, Friendly