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SUCCESS Job Mentoring Programs

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SUCCESS Job Mentoring Programs

  1. 1. S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Job Mentoring Program Ronald Ma MSW, RSW Program Director, Employment Services, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. April 13, 2011. Vancouver, BC, CANADA The Job Mentoring Program is funded by the Government of British Columbia through the Canada-British Columbia Labour Market Development Agreement
  2. 2. Job Mentoring Program <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><li>The program aims at establishing collaborations with community, corporate and government partners, bridging the gap between internationally-trained and locally established professionals through mentoring. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Job Mentoring Program <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Established in 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>Connects skilled immigrants with locally trained professionals in their respective occupations </li></ul><ul><li>Provides direction, guidance and clarity to skilled immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>Skilled immigrants develop professional networks and enhance their employability </li></ul>
  4. 4. Be a Mentor <ul><li>Our Mentors have : </li></ul><ul><li>Obtained local professional qualifications; </li></ul><ul><li>Min. 2 years of professional experience in Canada; </li></ul><ul><li>An understanding of the skills required to meet market demands; </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills, cross-cultural awareness and open-mindedness; </li></ul><ul><li>Willing to assist on a volunteer basis. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Be a Mentee <ul><li>If you: </li></ul><ul><li>Are educated or worked outside of Canada; </li></ul><ul><li>Are currently unemployed or underemployed; </li></ul><ul><li>Are committed to finding full-time employment; </li></ul><ul><li>Have little or no Canadian work experience in your field; </li></ul><ul><li>Have an Action Plan and a comprehensive resume. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How does it work? <ul><li>12 weeks of mentoring & 12 weeks follow-up </li></ul><ul><li>One-on-one consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Free of charge </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mentoring Appreciation Night Mentor’s round table
  8. 8. Career Start Program with Accenture Newcomer's Mentorship Program with the City of Vancouver
  9. 9. Contact Us <ul><li>www.success.bc.ca/jmp </li></ul>
  10. 10. Other centres Tri-City Centre #2058 Henderson Place, 1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam Rosemarie Rogers 604.468.6021 [email_address] VancouverKeefer Centre #218 181 Keefer Place, Vancouver K.C. Chau 604.608.1636 ext.109 [email_address]
  11. 11. Thank you

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