Interested in becoming a Career Mentor?

Mentors:
Canadian professionals (volunteers) sharing Canadian work experience/culture.

Mentees:
Newcomers to Canada (IRCC eligible) seeking career advice and guidance.

Come visit the Mentorship Hub (Room #2) and get some valuable resources or speak with Yusuf to register.

Job Purpose

The mentor will be mainly responsible in assisting their newcomer match with career guidance in the specific field they are interested in pursuing in Canada.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Offer career guidance and recommendations
  • Mentor newcomer and recognize variations in student backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles
  • Listen actively and effectively in order to identify and solve problems, facilitate learning, growth and confidence
  • Help identify transferable skills
  • Assist with resume, job search techniques, networking and understanding of Canadian workplace culture

Qualifications

  • College diploma or University degree
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Canadian job market with expertise in a certain field
  • Interested in helping newcomers grow and develop themselves professionally
  • Experience in working with people from diverse cultures
  • Canadian work experience
  • Clean Vulnerable Sector Police Check

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Most sessions will be approximately 45 minutess to 1 hour
  • Sessions will take place in public spaces such as the Public Library, café’s, etc.

Accountability/Reporting

  • Reporting to The Coordinator of Volunteers
  • Must submit volunteer hours sheet to Coordinator of Volunteers on a monthly basis

Benefits

  • Flexible hours
  • Gain experience working closely with Canadian Newcomers

Please complete form to begin assessment process.

  • About You

  • Mentoring

  • Agreement and Signature

 

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