Career Mentor for Newcomers

(HMC Connections, Community Connections Program)

Position ID: V-HVC0150 Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactShinobu Yajima, Community Specialist, HMC Connections; Phone: 905 843 3486 ext 241; Email:
DutiesCareer Mentors help newcomers to Canada!  
- help internationally trained individuals to gain a better understanding of the current job market in their field or occupation;  
- establish valuable networking contacts;  
- learn more about sector-specific language and professional practice in Canada.
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Benefits- Learn leadership skills  
- Build your coaching skills  
- Develop your cross-cultural communication skills  
- Add to your professional network
ClientsNewcomers and community at large
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Employment / Career Guidance ; General Trade-Related ; Human Resources / Interviewing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Newcomer Assistance
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Eager to network with individuals from a diverse background. Empathetic, sensitive, responsible, reliable, outgoing, friendly. Knowledge of Halton and its resources. Fluent in English.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Volunteer time and commitment are flexible.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesAs convenient to volunteer and staff.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationBurlington, Oakville, Milton
Number of PositionsBurlington: 10 individual(s) ; Milton: 10 individual(s) ; Oakville: 10 individual(s) 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
Police CheckRequired
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Organization NameHMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Office Phone905-842-2486
Address & Map
1092 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2X4
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