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MentorshipMentorship for Integration is a volunteer-based program that matches skilled newcomers with local professionals who share a similar employment background. The program provides immigrant participants with the necessary connections, information, and cross-cultural understanding to ease their transition into the Canadian workplace, and secure sustainable employment in a profession that matches their education, experience, and expertise. Both mentors and mentees will receive an orientation to ensure their roles are well understood. Mentor and Mentee Guidebooks provide background information and sample topics. 

In the past 3 years, the Mentorship for Integration program made over 270 successful matches between newcomer professionals and mentors from their professional fields.

 

Mentor Profile

 

  • mentorProfessional background and experience with established occupational roles in Canada.
  • Eagerness to share and transfer his/her knowledge and skills to immigrants
  • Knowledge of current market demands, required skills and accreditation procedure
  • Interpersonal and listening skills, cross-cultural awareness and open-mindedness

Mentee Profile

 

  • menteeImmigrant in any category: unemployed or underemployed, who wishes to understand Canadian workforce culture and learn about cross-cultural similarities and differences.
  • Professional experienced in their field
  • Networking for success
  • A Canadian Language Benchmark Level 6 or higher
  • A desire to integrate into the Canadian workplace and culture

Professions Sought

  • Engineer
  • Accountant
  • Finance
  • Professional
  • IT Professional
  • Graphic Designer
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher
  • HR
  • Architect/Draftsman
  • Journalist
  • Geologist or Geophysicist
  • other University degree occupations

Contact Us

Contact information
Tatjana Beocanin
Phone: 403.290.5116        
Email:


 

 

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