CultureLink Helps Syrians Transition to Employment

ClaudiaR Mentorship News, Syrian-related News

By Hanaa Al Sadi The experience of transitioning to life in Canada is different for every newcomer, but all newcomers need support and time to become accustomed to their new communities and adapt to a whole new life in Canada. CultureLink provides innovative programs which enable Syrians adapt to their new life based on their needs, skills, and job preferences. …

Become a Public Speaking Mentor

Rubina Afsar Mentorship News

Volunteer Mentors will help newcomer participants practice Public Speaking and relevant skills in a small group setting. Successful mentors must commit for the program duration and some extra hours as required by the program. Mentors must be fluent in English with knowledge and life experience in Canada of five years or more. Mentors are matched with participants for extra support …

Become a Public Speaking Mentor

Rubina Afsar Mentorship News

Volunteer Mentors will help newcomer participants practice Public Speaking and relevant skills in a small group setting. Successful mentors must commit for the program duration and some extra hours as required by the program. Mentors must be fluent in English with knowledge and life experience in Canada of five years or more. Mentors are matched with participants for extra support …

A Trip to Maple Magic

Rubina Afsar Mentorship News

A trip to Maple Magic at Mississauga Bradley Museum was organized by CultureLink’s NEATwalks program on March 15, 2017. 47 Syrian refugees along with their teachers from Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood LINC participated and enjoyed the festivities. CultureLink is immensely grateful for support of the staff from City of Mississauga, Bradley Museum and Switzer Carty Transportation.

Mentors are at the Root of What We Do

Rubina Afsar Mentorship News

CultureLink depends heavily on the contributions of mentors to deliver a wide range of programming.  This year over 30 mentors came to the March 28th Mentor’s Summit to be honoured and recognized.  The theme of the night was “Volunteers are the roots of strong communities and the key to our success.” We are extremely lucky to have had the opportunity …