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Mentorship

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Honouring Mentees

On January 25, 2017, major employers from across the GTA came together to celebrate their employees who give back to their professional community by mentoring newcomers. The special event was held for The Mentoring Partnership, a program of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC). CIBC, KPMG in Canada, the University of Toronto and Seneca … Continue reading

Meet the Recruiter

Are you a newcomer looking for employment in Canada? Do you want to know what employers are looking for? The Pickering Welcome Centre “Meet the Recruiter” event is back by popular demand – this time with an interactive, “speed mentoring” component. Financial and Customer Service Sector Reps will be on-site to share key job search … Continue reading

It’s Mentoring Month!

When Pir Momin began looking for work as a Radiologist, he turned to The Mentoring Partnership – a program designed to match internationally trained professionals with established Canadian professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. Pir Momin knew it would not be easy to find work in his field. His mentor helped him to build a professional … Continue reading

The Mentoring Partnership

The Mentoring Partnership (TMP) brings together newcomers and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. TRIEC’s The Mentoring Partnership has made over 12,000 mentoring matches. TMP is pleased to report that 75% of mentees are employed in their field within 12 months after participating in the program. And a new trend is being noticed. Former mentees … Continue reading

Ontario Trillium Foundation

Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre Received $197,900 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant for The Mentoring Partnership Program On Friday, September 30th, local MPP Lorne Coe stopped by the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre’s (DRUHC) 33rd AGM. One of the highlights of the meeting was officially announcing how a three-year, $197,900 Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium … Continue reading

Pickering Welcome Centre

The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre is proud to be the lead partner for the Pickering Welcome Centre. Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, with locations in Pickering and Ajax, provide a one-stop service under one roof designed to guide and support newcomers through the maze of information and resources. Essential services include language assessment and training, … Continue reading

Employment Ontario

The Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD) has set targets and clear expectations that Employment Ontario service providers work to meet the hiring needs of employers while increasing the quality of living for marginalized workers and increasing opportunities for all. MAESD has allocated funds for intense pre-employment support to youth to remove or … Continue reading

Job Search Workshop

Job Search Workshop (JSW) is a program for newcomers offered through the Pickering Welcome Centre (PWC). Attendees of the program have gained tremendous benefits from participating. In fact: 72% of JSW clients accessed employment support within 1 year of landing in Canada; 76% of PWC clients completing the Job Search Workshop found employment within 6 … Continue reading

The Mentoring Partnership – FAQs

Have you heard of The Mentoring Partnership for Newcomers? The Mentoring Partnership brings together newcomers and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. Skilled immigrants entering the program have the education, experience, and language skills they need to succeed in the labour market. They need local insights and access to professional networks that only a one-to-one … Continue reading

Mentoring Month

Did you know that January is National Mentoring Month? It may be a good time to consider finding a mentor to help you on your career path. “An experienced advisor can steer you along a career trajectory, navigating around professional obstacles and raising your profile with senior executives.” – source If you are a newcomer … Continue reading