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Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization - Career Mentorship Program

Record #: 68973951 |  Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) Supports internationally educated professionals to obtain employment in their field
  • clients are matched with a volunteer with work experience in the same or a related field
  • mentorship is also offered between participants and public service employees 
One-hour weekly meetings about:
  • canadian workplace culture
  • career objectives
  • employment strategies
  • cover letter and resume fine tuning
  • interview skills
  • career mentors receive training
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
    Participants:
  • landed immigrants or Convention refugees
  • internationally educated
  • language assessment level 6 or higher
  • Ontario resident
  • employment ready

  • Mentors:
  • at least two years of work experience in Ottawa and contacts in employment and professional networks
  • commitment: at least three months, one hour a week
  • sensitivity to employment and cultural transition experiences
Languages English, French
Application
  • to become a mentor, call Jasmine Qi at 613-725-5671 ext 225 or send an email to jqi@ociso.org
  • client should contact Michelle LaBarre Blouin at 613-725-5671 ext 340 or send an email to mblouin@ociso.org
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa
Address

959 Wellington St W
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2X5
Canada

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-725-5671 ext 225
Email jqi@ociso.org
Website https://ociso.org
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