The Employment Mentors Program focuses on “Building Connections for Employment””. Through one-on-one matching relationships, we connect newcomers with professionals of similar vocational or skilled backgrounds for coaching and advice in accessing the Canadian Labour Market. From providing informational interviews to attending networking events, our mentors assist our newcomers in gaining valuable knowledge and an understanding of Canadian workplace culture and employment pathways in Canada. Our mission is to work towards a full experience mentorship match that will improve the chances of employment for Canadian newcomers in their chosen professional field.
Volunteer Mentors are...
- Leaders willing to invest their time, employment expertise and professional knowledge with a newcomer
- Community members willing to coach a newcomer seeking knowledge of the Canadian labour market
- Professionals committed to attending networking events and opportunities with their mentee
- Goal-focused and motivated leaders willing the share their ‘a-ha’ moments and employment advice with a newcomer
Immigrant Youth Services / SACRO
Youth Buddy - Youth Peer Tutor
The Newcomer Youth Peer Tutor attends our after school programming and assists immigrant and refugee youth aged 12-24 with their homework, English language learning, and recreation activities. The Peer Tutor would be helping with middle school, high school, or university level assignments. There is especially a need for science and math tutors at the middle and high school level, and essay writing support at the university level. Ability to speak a language other than English is an asset, but not required, especially Arabic, Punjabi, or Spanish.
Tutors need to be available Monday-Friday 3:00- 5:00 pm, a minimum commitment of once a week for 1 year. All volunteers must complete a criminal record check.
If you want to work with youth and willing to share your knowledge and skills this is the role for you!
REPORTS TO: Ruby Bhatti