MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Mentorship Program matches clients with established Canadian volunteers. Clients can be involved in one-on-one mentoring or small group sessions to meet their specific needs.

Meeting a Mentor

Mentors support clients with:

  • Language learning

  • Reducing isolation

  • Meeting personal goals

  • Increasing knowledge about specific professions

  • Understanding Canadian workplace culture

  • Developing stronger networks

  • Supporting employment readiness

Ongoing Group Sessions

  • Professional English Conversation Circles

  • Industry-specific mentorship groups

  • Mentorship mixers for socially-isolated individuals

  • Social gatherings

For social isolation
Learn about different programs, build self-confidence, be part of a community, etc.

For professionals
Industry-specific and general information sessions to learn about Canadian workplace culture, regulations and licensing information, education, etc.

Eligibility
Particiipants must be a Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee or Government-assisted Refugee.


Become a Mentor

For social isolation
Support newcomers to Canada in making connections, building self-confidence and becoming part of a community.

For professionals
Provide support to Internationally Trained Professionals around Canadian workplace culture and the labour market. The mentorship program matches volunteers from a specific industry with newcomers looking for employment in the same (or similar) industry.

Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills, good listening skills

  • Knowledge of Canadian workplace culture

  • Open to knowledge exchange

  • Assist those who want to increase their English language skills


Mentorship Program Webinar


Programs


CONTACT

Alin Moayedi:
amoayedi@nych.ca
(647) 204-9070

540 Finch Ave. W., Suite 138