SKILLS & LEADERSHIP
We provide leadership and mentoring programs to help new Canadians build their skills and connect to the resources they need to succeed in school and/or the workplace.
Learn Canadian government, history and geography through conversations and activities.
Through workshops and activities, we strive to increase residents’ civic literacy and engagement so they can play a central role in shaping their neighbourhood.
A basic civic literacy primer to help us understand more clearly in order to engage & act more effectively.
NYCH offers a variety of workshops and trainings that help newcomers find meaningful employment. Topics include workplace etiquette, transferring credentials, writing effective resumes, and more.
Newcomer residents can improve their money management skills and overall financial knowledge through one-on-one support, workshops, income-tax clinics, and ongoing training.
Leadership & Community Engagement
An 8-week training that provides participants with the opportunity to learn about civic processes in Canada and to plan & lead a community project. * Starting in Fall 2018
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.
This training aims to provide basic knowledge and tools for newcomer participants to strengthen their communication skills, outreach skills, teamwork skills, and learn how to access community resources.
The Diverse Women's Club
This 12-week joint training program provides women from diverse backgrounds with free coaching to assist them in setting and reaching their employment/self-employment goals. This program is generously funded by United Way Toronto & York Region.