Softchoice Youth Mentoring Event

Softchoice Youth Mentoring Event   By Shantal Small, Events and Digital Marketing Assistant (Summer Student) Shantal is a summer student part of the Canada Summer Jobs Student program, working as an Events and Digital Marketing Assistant at Skills for Change for Summer 2018. She currently studies within the School of Creative Industries at Ryerson University and hopes to one day pursue a career in Social Work and Community Justice Services.    Last Friday, I attended the…

Mentoring Month at Skills for Change

For over 25 years, Mentoring for Change has engaged volunteers from business communities to support immigrants and refugees to establish themselves in Canada. After all these years, we stand by that – Mentoring matters.   Mentoring matters to newcomer professionals to strengthen their communication skills and find a job in their area of expertise. With their mentor’s support, these professionals can better understand the Canadian labour market and learn to access the hidden job market.…

A Day of Caring featuring ENBRIDGE

     Skills for Change recently teamed up with The United Way for “A Day of Caring” featuring Enbridge! Enbridge is a Canadian multinational energy transportation company that has been serving its community for over 170 years; delivering natural gas to two million homes and businesses across Ontario. Their Gas Distribution IT department took the time to come speak with us about their education and career paths for this valuable event and networking opportunity. Topics discussed…

MENTORING FOR CHANGE: Waste Management

Mentoring for Change is a program hosted by Skills for Change featuring professionals from established, influential companies. The series provides our clients with valuable insight into a variety of exciting and employable industries and networking opportunities!  At our most recent Mentoring for Change event, Skills for Change was proud to partner with Waste Management – a Fortune 250 Company and an international leader in environmental services.   Waste Management hosted Mentoring for Change to discuss…