The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) recognized outstanding volunteer contributions to its award-winning program, The Mentoring Partnership. Facilitating the mentorship of over 6,000 skilled immigrants since its launch in 2004, the program brings together recent skilled immigrants and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. Mentors share job search tips, industry insights and professional contacts, helping skilled immigrant mentees establish a professional network in Canada

“Of over 6,000 skilled immigrants mentored, 70 per cent have found employment in their field,” says Elizabeth McIsaac, Executive Director, TRIEC. “This program thrives because individuals volunteer their time as mentors.”

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Reference: Canadian Immigrant

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