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Position: 1945 - Human Resources Career Mentor -- (VIRTUAL during COVID-19. Virtual or face-to-face after COVID-19)
Organization: Sheridan College Community Employment Services
Position Address: During COVI-19, from the mentor's home, VIRTUALLY
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Virtual
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individual, Group
PLEASE NOTE: During the COVID-19 emergency (ie. physical 'social distancing), Mentors will be 'virtual' (online/telephone) in their meetings with mentees. After COVID-19 mentors and mentees may meet virtually or face to face.

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. SCREENING of applicants will be 'VIRTUAL' during the COVID-19 Emergency.

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, FaceTime etc.) READ ON to find out how you can have an impact on an immigrant professional's career path.

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 current work in Human Resources in Canada (for example HR Business Partner, Learning and Development, Recruiting, Health and Safety, Organizational Development 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

Min Age: 26    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Short Term (3 months or less)
FLEXIBLE, by mutual arrangement: Mentoring is scheduled at times that work for your and your mentee. We ask that pairs stay in touch regularly over 3 months, totaling 18 hours (about 1.5 hours per week)

During the COVID-19 emergency (ie. physical 'social distancing), Mentors will be 'virtual' (online/telephone) in their meetings with mentees. After COVID-19 mentors and mentees may meet virtually or face to face.

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, Career Mentorship, Settlement & Integration, Newcomer Support
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