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Community Connections Mentorship Program

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The goal of Community Connections Mentorship Program is to connect newcomers to services and to people who can assist them in the journey to settle in their new country. To participate, simply fill out this FORM. If you have any questions, please contact Yan Gu at 437-770-5004 or email at ygu@culturelink.ca.

Citizenship Education Circles

For Zoom sessions, contact Hashem at 437-288-4915 or email: hrahin@culturelink.com
Every Monday (April 19 to June 28, 2021), 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

For Zoom sessions, contact  Victor at vgomes@culturelink.ca
Every Tuesday (July 6, to September 7, 2021), 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Contact Rubeen at rchauhan@culturelink.ca for sessions on Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm starting from October 7. Location to be decided as per the covid-19 guidelines. Sign up early to reserve your spot or if you need information about the citizenship test and preparation.

For Zoom sessions, contact Lily at lkrowiak@culturelink.ca
Every Tuesday, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (April 20th, 2021 to September 7, 2021)
You can also download, print and save the program flyer here

English Conversation Circle

For Whatsapp and Zoom sessions, contact Hanaa at halsadi@culturelink.ca
Every Monday and Tuesday, (May 31, 2021 to July 27, 2021), Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Every Thursday, (May 27, 2021 to August 5, 2021), Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

For Zoom sessions, contact Elizabeth at ehamulka@culturelink.ca
Every Wednesday, (June 2 and June 9,  2021), June 30@3:00pm, (July 7 to July 28, 2021)@3:00pm, (August 4 to August 25, 2021)@3:00pm, and September 1, 2021@3:00pm
Every Thursday, (June 3 and June 10, 2021), (July 1 to July 29, 2021)@6:00pm, (August 5 to August 26, 2021)@6:00pm, and September 2@6:00pm

Computer Basics Training For Newcomers To Canada

Eight Hands on Computer Basics Training Sessions

For Zoom sessions, contact Hanaa at halsadi@culturelink.ca
Every Wednesday,  (May 26, 2021 to July 7, 2021), Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Newcomers Speak Up for Success

A series of 10 weeks of hands-on public speaking sessions where mentors help newcomer participants practice their public speaking through impromptu and prepared speeches. Next series starts from Tuesday, October 5 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Location is to be decided as per the covid-19 guidelines. Register early to reserve your spot. Contact Rubeen Chauhan at rchauhan@culturelink.ca or publicspeaking@culturelink.ca/ 437-249-7103

Newcomers Explore and Appreciate Toronto (NEAT)

As part of the mentorship program, NEAT is designed to help newcomers gain hands-on ‘Canadian experience’ in event planning and social media marketing. Through NEAT, you will explore and learn about Toronto’s diverse neighborhoods, free events and activities and organize events that are open to public. No background or experience is needed. If you are interested in history, architecture, guided tours and outdoor activities, this is the opportunity for you!

Contact Rubeen at rchauhan@culturelink.ca for further details and to sign up for ONE of the orientations and speed matching sessions on:

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Orientation
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm – speed-matching event.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Orientation
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm – speed-matching event.

See the flyer for details!

NEATwalks Events – FREE online activities and events via zoom

NEAT groups are working on organizing some interesting event throughout the summer and fall. Depending on covid-19 guidelines, most events may take place online. In-person events generally take place on the weekend. Find out more by contacting Rubeen at NEATwalks@culturelink.ca or join our online group at: www.meetup.com/NEATwalks.

Let’s Get Physical: A Free 8 Week Program for All Ages and All Level

Join us for fun and interactive evenings on Zoom, to register contact Lily Krowiak at lkrowiak@culturelink.ca
Every Monday in June, July and August, time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Volunteers/Mentors Orientation

Thursday, 6:00 am to 8:00 pm on June 17, July 22, and August 19, 2021
Register for a Zoom event with Mania at melendari@culturelink.ca

Career Mentorship Networking Event

Internationally Trained Professionals New To Canada:
Mentors can help you find your career path and overcome employment barriers.
Come to our Speed Matching Event to be matched with a long-term Career Mentor.

Online Career Mentorship Program
Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
To register click here.

Mercer Career Mentoring/Networking Event
Thursday, May 27th, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
To register click here.

CIBC Recruitment and Networking Event
Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
To register click here.

TD Career Mentoring / Networking Event
Coming soon

Kimberly-Clark Career Mentoring / Networking Event
Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
To register click here.

To get more information career mentoring events please contact
Rubina at rafsar@culturelink.ca or Victor at vgomes@culturelink.ca

Interview Squad Newcomers Program

If you are a newcomer professional and hold a PR, we would like to invite you to CultureLink’s upcoming Interview Squad initiative.

For more details please click here.
You can also download, print and save the program flyer here.

Contact Eman eatawy@culturelink.ca for sessions via Zoom

Diversity and Human Rights Online Training

Proactive respect for human diversity and understanding of human rights are very valuable in today’s job market. Knowing how to communicate across cultural and other differences is essential for ensuring inclusive interactions with interviewers, colleague and clients.

Please join the sessions of Diversity and Human Rights online training on June 29, July 5, 7, 9 &12 from 10:30am to 1:00 pm.

The session will include a practice component in the form of a mock interview question that relate to Diversity and Human rights and feedback.

For more details please click here.
You can also download, print and save the program flyer here.

Contact Eman eatawy@culturelink.ca for sessions via Zoom

Canada Connects Program 

Canada Connects is an initiative to match Newcomers with Canadian Mentors

For more information and registration contact Mania Elendari at 437- 249-4053 or email melendari@culturelink.ca
Please click here for program details.

New to Canada ? Want to connect with Canadian Community ?
Join us for free online social programs to get to know your community and build your network.

For more information and registration contact Hashem Rahin at 437- 288-4915 or email hrahin@culturelink.ca
Please click here for program details.