YMCA HBB Published: July 10, 2017
Location
Job Type
Organization
YMCA Hamilton
Skills
All we ask is that you are an established professional in civil engineering techology and can offer a bit of time and insight into the profession.
Opportunity Location(s)
Hamilton Central, Hamilton West, Hamilton East, Hamilton Mountain, Stoney Creek, Dundas, Ancaster, Binbrook
Age range
25 >
Training:
Training/Orientation is provided, along with resource support from the coordinator throughout the duration of the mentorship
Police Check Required
Yes
Cost
$15.00 and can be done online
Phone Number
905-526-8452 ext. 3407
Address
25 Main Street West, Suite 105

Description

The Community Connections program at the YMCA Hamilton connects newcomer professionals with mentors in the same profession.

The mentorship lasts 3 months, with mentors meeting or speaking with their mentee once per week.  Mentee newcomers look for information about the sector, such as:

Professional designations and the process (i.e. OACETT/CET):

Relevant Associations:

  • How to become more marketable in the Canadian labour market
  • Increasing their professional network and connections
  • Canadian workplace culture and employer expectations

Benefits

The time commitment to be a Mentor isn't big, but the rewards are!

Mentoring is very rewarding work, as you can speak directly about your experience in the profession so that a newcomer can learn and plan their career path more effectively.

Our newcomer mentees are so eager to learn about the profession, and appreciate your time more than you can imagine.  Working with a mentor, mentees can learn in weeks what might have taken them years to uncover on their own!

It's very powerful, and you can learn about a new culture too.

Dates and Times

Mentor recruitment is ongoing. Contact us now!
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