Mentorship Program

Immigrant professionals who join in the Mentorship Program will be connected to career mentors in their field through one-on-one and group sessions.

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Program Description

Immigrant professionals who participate in the Mentorship Program will be connected to volunteer career mentors in their field.

Through these connections, newcomers will learn about:

  • Canadian Workplace Culture
  • Licensing and Certification Process (as needed)
  • Leadership, Group Facilitation, and Confidence Building
  • Developing a Professional Network
  • Understanding Canadian Industry Trends
  • Finding ways to leverage international skills and experience
Services We Offer

The Mentorship Program offers the following services:

  • One-on-one mentorship match with a career professional in your field of choice
  • In-person and virtual group sessions on a variety of career-related professional topics
  • Workplace mentorship placements (when possible during COVID-19)
  • Resume and portfolio review assistance
  • Career guidance
  • Large scale networking events (when possible during COVID-19)

Due to COVID-19, we are currently offering services virtually.

Eligibility Requirements

Permanent resident, landed immigrant, intend-to-land, approved PR application, Convention refugee or live-in caregiver.

Additional Requirements: A minimum level of English CLB level 4 (CLB: Canadian Language Benchmark)

Locations / Hours

St. Catharines

85 Church St. St. Catharines, ON, L2R 3C7
Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
905-685-6589 Ext. 261

Niagara Falls (by appointment only)

St. Ann Adult Education Centre
5895 North St, Niagara Falls, ON, L2G 1J7

Welland (by appointment only)

Father Fogarty Adult Learning Centre
269 Thorold Road, ON, L3C 3W1

If you are matched with a mentor, the meeting schedule is flexible and may include evenings and weekends.

Become a Mentor

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please contact our Mentorship Coordinator.

Interested in this program?

If you are interested in this program, please contact a member of our team.

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