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ICCC announces the launch of Mentoring Program 

The Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of the 7th round of its mentoring program.

The program intends to help newcomers settle into the Canadian society better and faster, by helping internationally trained Indo-Canadian newcomers connect with successful professionals; to help them build useful networks, familiarize them with the Canadian work culture and assist them in job search. The preceding four sessions have met their objectives.

We are actively seeking Mentors and Mentees for this session. The Mentors for the program will be carefully chosen from the professional pool of talent available within ICCC’s membership to help the Mentees in their professional networking and job search strategies.

Objectives of the program

  • Help skilled newcomers by matching them with a Mentor with a similar background
  • Assist them in developing their professional networks and making educated career decisions
  • Increase their understanding of Canadian workplace culture and the reality of transferring professional designations
  • Strengthen the knowledge of community resources and linkages to settlement services, skills development, job search resources, language and literacy programming among other services

Advantages of the program

Mentee benefits Mentor benefits
  • Increased self-knowledge & awareness
  • Increased self-knowledge & self awareness
  • Obtain strategic tools for on-going career development & success
  • Optimize coaching and mentoring skills
  •  Enhance communication skills & Soft skills- critical in Canada
  • Build leadership excellence
  • Develop professional etiquette
  • Dialogue with and learn from the experiences of internationally trained people
  •  Identify talents needed in the Canadian workplace
  • Share knowledge and wisdom and explore new ideas and perspectives
  • Build their network for work and career success
  • Learn about and contribute to the community
  • Become employed in their field of expertise
  • Recognition from ICCC

Action plan

  • If you are a newcomer to Canada or a seasoned Canadian professional, we encourage you to be a part of this program.
  • If you are interested in the mentoring program either as a Mentor or Mentee please follow the links to fill out the appropriate form as well as kindly email your resume to  mentoring@iccconline.org

Please note that the deadline for submissions is November 15, 2016.

For further information please contact:

SPONSORSHIP – If you are interested in sponsoring this ICCC initiative, please email us at sponsors@iccconline.org

VOLUNTEERING – If you want to join the New Immigrants Committee to assist with this program, please email us at mentoring@iccconline.org

For any other inquires, or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Pawan Chankotra (Mentoring Program Coordinator) at mentoring@iccconline.org or 416-224-0090 

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