Professional Immigrant Cultural Competency and Mentoring

Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council


Description
Provides assistance to local employers in implementing appropriate strategies designed to enable skilled immigrants to secure and retain employment matching with skills, experience and education.

Service offers:

  • 1 on 1 occupation specific mentoring - mentors gain enhanced leadership and cultural competencies while mentee gains job search capabilities and networking skills
  • Smart Connections - workshop for regulated professions (law, accounting, engineering, teaching etc.) to provide hands-on training for internationally trained professionals in accreditation and understanding in how to connect skills, experiences and interests to career path's core competencies
  • Mentoring Circles - small group occupation-specific mentoring approach connecting employers and internationally trained professionals enhancing communication / presentation skills and cultural competencies in the workplace
  • connecting internationally trained professionals with networking opportunities, career opportunities and professional development
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals:
  • who are permanent residents
  • who have accessed immigrant settlement and career service providers
  • who have a minimum of 1 year experience in area of expertise
  • who have a maximum of 1 year Canadian work experience in their field or sector
  • who are unemployed or underemployed
  • that possess the English skills necessary to perform in the workplace (Canadian Language Benchmark Level 7 or higher)
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service contact for details.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
587-894-7583
Web Site
http://www.criec.ca
Email
mentorship@criec.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
January 4, 2022
Address
105 12 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 1A1
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM