Description & Details
WoodGreen is one of the largest social service agencies in Toronto. A founding United Way of Toronto member agency, WoodGreen has grown to span 36 locations and serves 37,000 people each year.
As part of the Immigrant Services Unit, our Community Connections program supports newcomers to adapt, settle and integrate into Canada society and the workplace through various types of activities.
These activities include Professional Mentorship, English Conversation Circles (ECC), Group Activities, Networking Events and Seminars.
We are currently seeking Mentors who are Public Health Nurses, Physicians or Health Promoters.
What will you be doing?
Act as a coach to listen, motivate and guide your mentee with potential career paths
Provide insights into your industry and share experiences with mentee
Share best practices in the Canadian workplace and provide an understanding of the culture and values
What’s in it for me?
Gain leadership and facilitation skills
Being a part of a team environment
Collaboration and improving your public speaking skills
What is required?
Minimum 2-3 consecutive years of professional experience in Canada
Good English communication skills, friendly, active listener, empathetic, non-judgmental
Patience with willingness to coach and open to new cultures
What is the commitment?
Up to 1- 2 hours a week for four months
On-going communication with program staff
Subject to vulnerable sector police screening
When and Where will you volunteer?
Meetings are flexible and can be conducted in person in a public place, over the phone, Skype or by email