Humans of Skills for Change – Abbas

Abbas is a Program Specialist for the Health Informatics Bridging Program at Skills for Change. He was born in Iran and has been in Canada for three years. What Abbas still misses most about Iran are his friends, family and his support network back home. Abbas comes from a medical background and was a family medicine doctor in Iran. He has worked as a clinical practitioner, researcher and taught on the subject of addiction and mental…

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Celebrating International Accountants Day

Today is the International Accountants Day! On this day, we celebrate and recognize the contributions of all accountants. Skills for Change especially acknowledges the internationally-trained accountants and the hundreds of accountants whom we had the privilege to serve and work with.   For more than fifteen years, Skills for Change has run Accounting programs for hundreds of internationally trained professionals who come to Canada with professional experience in Accounting/Bookkeeping and Finance. Through our accounting programs,…

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Summer Events and Marketing Internship at Skills for Change

Summer Events and Marketing Internship at Skills for Change By Shantal Small, Events & Marketing Assistant (Summer Student)   Shantal was 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. Over…

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