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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
Date and time: TBD

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 (July 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, (August 4 to August 25, 2021)@3:00pm, and September 1, 2021@3:00pm
Every Thursday, (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
Date and Time: TBD

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 of sessions starts from Tuesday, October 5, 2021 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 437-249-7103 or via email at rchauhan@culturelink.ca or publicspeaking@culturelink.ca.

Download the flyer here.

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 the public. No experience is needed in event planning or social media marketing. If you are interested in history, architecture, guided tours and outdoor activities, willing to travel within Toronto and are able to adjust with changing needs from online platform to in-person and vice versa to fulfill your program commitment, this is the opportunity for you!

To learn more about the program and your role as a volunteer event planner, sign up for ONE of the virtual orientations and speed matching sessions on:

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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

Thursday, August 12, 2021

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

See the flyer for details!

Contact Rubeen at 437-249-7103 /  rchauhan@culturelink.ca for zoom link.

NEATwalks Events -FREE Toronto based activities and events for newcomers to Canada

NEAT volunteer groups are working on organizing some interesting events throughout the summer/fall and in the winter. Depending on covid-19 guidelines, most events may take place virtually via zoom. In-person events generally take place on the weekends. Find out more by contacting Rubeen at NEATwalks@culturelink.ca. Join our online group at: www.meetup.com/NEATwalks to get notifications of upcoming events and browse through our past events.

Download NEATwalks flyer here.

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 July and August, time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Volunteers/Mentors Orientation

Thursday, 6:00 am to 8:00 pm on July 22, and August 11, 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

  • Wednesday, August 18,2021                      5:30 -8:00
  • Thursday, September 16,2021                   5:30 -8:00
  • Wednesday, October20,2021                     5:30 -8:00

To register click here.

Mercer Career Mentoring/Networking Event
Date and time: TBD

CIBC Recruitment and Networking Event
Date and time: TBD

TD Career Mentoring / Networking Event
Coming soon

Kimberly-Clark Career Mentoring / Networking Event
Date and time: TBD

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.