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Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own 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. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Virtually (Zoom, Team etc ) or in person at public place such as a coffee shop or library
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own 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. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Duties: 
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own 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. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
VIRTUAL during COVID-19. Volunteer from home using Zoom, Skype, FaceTime
Mentors are paired a recent 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. 
 
Pairs can meet virtually or in-person.
Career Mentors   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Halton
You will be paired with someone who has immigrated to the GTA and has experience and/or training in their industry, but who may not understand the Canadian context of their profession, workplace culture, or know how to translate their skill sets. 
 
As a mentor, you may help your mentee by doing the following: 
• Giving practical advice on how to navigate a job search in the GTA 
• Supporting them to grow their professional networks, connecting them to your contacts where appropriate 
• Advising on recommended training and career development 
• Helping them deal with questions and issues that may arise in the early stages of employment.
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Virtual
- Prior EFL/ESL/TOEFL/IELTS teaching experience.  
- Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms.  
- Self-motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
- Be able to help high school students prepare and successfully pass English assessments for admission in university/college.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative
In person meetings take place in Oakville, 1151 Bronte Road
- Support the vision, mission and goals of HBFI  
- Attend monthly in person or virtual meetings as able  
- Participate in meetings and workgroups as able (workgroups may be related to social media, printed resources, planning and hosting events, celebrating Canadian or World Breastfeeding Week, etc.)
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
VIRTUAL
ONLINE TUTORING 
Volunteer tutors will help the student with their academic needs and complete their homework assignments for Grade 6 -12 in Math; French; Science & English.  
We are currently looking to fill in 10 positions for French, Math, and English) for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help newcomer students. We have a higher demand for tutors who can teach older students (Grade 11 - 12).
Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution
Looking for older adults 55+  
Ability to speak English and translate and have conversations in the following languages: Russian, Arabic, Urdu, French, Mandarin, Spanish 
Community minded individuals looking to further support those looking for food support who do not speak English 
Giving people direction on where and how to access food 
Most volunteer work will be done over the phone, with the possibility of in person should the current COVID environment improve 
Training will be provided 
Volunteer commitment of 6 months - 1 year
Community Connections Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Indus Community Services, Oakville Office, Employment Services
Virtual with a possibility of in person in 2022
Mentor newcomer families or individuals to support a successful transition into their new community. 
Provide an introduction and ongoing support to help the newcomer (and family) get started in Canada 
Help the newcomer to gain an understanding of Canadian cultural norms, social etiquette, and more 
Provide opportunities for English language practice and learning (and access to 'ESL' programs, if needed) 
Help the newcomer build a 'social network' and learn new skills 
Learn about community resources (public and private) and their effective use 
Able to accommodate a schedule that will have you connecting with your client 1-2 times per week for a minimum of 3-6 months (MONTHLY time commitment is a minimum of 6 to 8 hours) 
You are an immigrant yourself and have been in Canada for MORE THAN 2 YEARS