Production Manager/ Manufacturing Manager Career Mentor

(Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership)

Position ID: V-HVC0179 Last Full Update: 19 Jul 2022
Opportunity Details
CommentsWant to make a difference in someone's life while developing your own professional skills? Consider mentoring an immigrant professional in your field through TRIEC Mentoring Partnership and Sheridan College Community Employment Services. Mentees gain insight into their profession in Canada and Mentors hone their coaching, leadership and cross-cultural skills. Mentor mentee pairs can meet virtually (Zoom etc) or face to face.
ContactJant Gaffney, Mentoring Coordinator; Phone: 905-845-9430 ext 81634; Email:
DutiesMentors are paired 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.
BenefitsBenefits 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 
Benefits for the Mentee: 
Better understanding of the Canadian workplace and industry needs 
Develops more effective job search strategies
ClientsClients are job-ready immigrant professionals who have at least two years of work experience in their profession before coming to Canada.
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training - an asset but not needed ; At least 2 years experience in production management/manufacturing management role in the in Canada. An engineering background (Such as mechanical) would be an asset
Commitment LengthShort Term - 18 hours spread out over three months (about 1.5 hours per week)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1.5 / Week
SeasonsYear Round ; Mentoring partnerships last for 3 months
Accessibilityvirtual during covid -- in person or virtual after covid. If meet with mentee in person can choose an accessible locaton
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Hamilton ; Milton ; Oakville 
1 individual(s) needed in total. 
Mentor mentee pairs can meet virtually (Zoom etc) or face to face. If meeting face to face, you and your mentee can chose a location that's convenient for you such as a coffee shop or library.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; 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.
Costnot applicable
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 15 Aug 2022
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Organization NameSheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Office Phone905-459-7533 ext 8134
Address & Map
Trafalgar Village
105 Cross Ave, Unit A7
Oakville, ON L6J 2W7
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