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Position: 2540 - Payroll Career Mentor for Newcomers > Active NOW!
Organization: Sheridan College Community Employment Services
Position Address: Varies
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual

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

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 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 WITHOUT DELAY by clicking the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to gain immediate access to the online APPLICATION PROCESS. If you do not have a volunteering 'profile' with Volunteer MBC, to use this feature, create your 'profile' online.


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 needsBenefits for the Mentee: + Better understanding of the Canadian workplace and industry needs+ Development of more effective job search strategies


Qualifications
  • You have at least 2 years full-time current experience in the payroll profession in Canada ('PCP' or 'CPM' designation)
  • You can commit 18 hours of your time over 3 months
  • You're prepared to meet "virtually" in the short term

    SCREENING for this volunteering opportunity will be 'virtual' (tel/email/online interviewing). Applicants should monitor their 'Junk/Spam' folders and leave space on voicemail for communications from Sheridan College. Thank you.


Min Age: 26   
Police Check: No

Time Commitment
This is a Short Term (3 months or less) commitment
Shifts are available Anytime

FLEXIBLE: By mutual arrangement. Mentoring is scheduled at times that work for you and your mentee at regular intervals over 3 months. During COVID-19, 'virtual'; POST: in person as desired/convenient.


Training

An orientation is provided for Mentors prior to meeting their mentee. Mentors also have access to on-line resources, professional development sessions (optional) and the support of a mentoring coach throughout the partnership.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Culture & Heritage, Education & Learning, Career Mentorship, Settlement & Integration, Newcomer Support
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individuals, Groups

How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.sheridancollege.ca
http://www.facebook.com/jobconnect.sheridan
https://twitter.com/CommEmpServ
http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/sheridan-community-employment-services/31/577/b2
http://bit.ly/vmbc_SheridanCES
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