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Position: 1642 - Marketing Career Mentor (VIRTUAL during COVID-19, and Virtual or face to face after the Emergency resolves)
Organization: Sheridan College Community Employment Services
Position Address: During COVID-19, VIRTUAL (from the volunteer's residence), thereafter meetings at various locations in Peel region
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individual
Description
Mentors are paired with an immigrant professional from their profession. They assist a mentee in:
- understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture
- gathering information on their occupation and industry
- developing professional networks and job search strategies

Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee.

PLEASE APPLY by clicking the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to gain immediate access to the mentoring program APPLICATION PROCESS. If you do not have a volunteering 'profile' with Volunteer MBC, to use this feature, create your 'profile' online.

Goal
Want to make a difference in someone's life while developing your own professional skills? Consider mentoring an immigrant professional in your field through the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership. Mentees gain insight into their profession in Canada and Mentors hone their coaching, leadership and cross-cultural skills. Mentor-mentee pairs can meet virtually (Skype, Phone, Zoom, etc.) READ ON to find out how you can have an impact on an immigrant professional's career path.

Benefits
Benefits for the MENTOR Volunteer:
- Enhance leadership and coaching skills
- Develop cross-cultural communication skills
- Gain a better understanding of the skills and experience that immigrants bring
- Become more aware of the job market and industry trends
- Gain access to professional development customized to address mentor needs
For the MENTEE:
- Better understanding of the Canadian workplace and industry needs
- The newcomer learns more effective job search strategies within the Canadian job market

Position Qualifications
You should become a mentor IF:
> You have worked for at least 2 years of current experience in the marketing profession in Canada. (for example, Digital Marketing, Brand Management, Advertising, Sales/Service, Graphics, Web Design, Marketing Management, etc.)
> You want to share your industry knowledge and contacts with others
> You want to continue to develop professionally (awareness, networking, etc.)
> You can commit 18 hours of your time over 3 months
> You're prepared to meet virtually, in the short term



Min Age: 26    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Short Term (3 months or less)
Anytime
FLEXIBLE: Hours based on volunteer availability. Mentors commit 18 hours over 3 months (approximately 1.5 hours per week)

*** VIRTUAL (during COVID-19) Mentor-mentee pairs can meet online (Skype, Phone, Zoom, FaceTime, etc.) After COVID-19 mentors and mentees may continue to meet virtually or may meet face to face in a public space or office that is convenient for the mentor

Training
An orientation is provided for Mentors. Mentors also have access to on-line resources, professional development, and the support of a mentoring coach throughout their mentoring relationship.

Area(s) of Interest: Education & Learning, Customer Service, Career Mentorship, Marketing/Promotion, Settlement & Integration, Newcomer Support
How to Contact
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