This year TRIEC Mentoring Partnership was delighted to highlight the outstanding contributions of our community partners over six weeks in a series of blogs from each partner. Thank you to our community partners and mentoring coaches for supporting mentors and mentees before, during, and after the partnership to ensure the smooth operation of the program. In addition, all mentoring coaches received a certificate of recognition for their hard work and dedication to the program.

Some extracts from the blogs of the 11 community partners featured discussing the benefits of partnering with TRIEC and how their programs are helping both newcomers to Canada and the mentors supporting them.

ACCES Employment: “The feedback we have received from our clients has been overwhelmingly positive. They are grateful for the opportunity to connect with mentors who are willing to offer valuable insights and answer all their questions. Many of our clients share their stories of success and how the program has helped them land meaningful employment”

Achēv: “Mentees value the time and guidance received from their mentors”

COSTI: “The most celebrated successes happen when the partnerships are ended prior to the 3-month official commitment”

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Drop-In Centre (DBNC): “Being a partner of TMP adds a lot of substance, visibility, value, and prestige for DBNC”

Pam DeWilde & Naushin Moqueet, DRUHC

Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC): “Having the insights of a professional mentor through the Mentoring Partnership helps instill confidence and self-esteem in mentees”

Humber College: “Being a partner with TMP means a connection with the community at large”

JVS Toronto: “As a community partner of TRIEC, JVS Toronto shares the common vision of helping newcomers connect with a mentor. The partnership enables JVS Toronto to ensure that newcomers in their programs receive valuable mentorship and coaching to build upon their international professional experience and secure relevant career opportunities within the Canadian workforce”

Sheridan College:” So many mentees comment that the program increases their confidence, which is incredibly powerful when job searching”

Sadia Zafar & Megumi Noteboom, TNO

TNO – The Neighbourhood Organization: “TRIEC Mentoring Partnership is one of the great ways to tackle the unique but pressing issues of challenges that skilled newcomers are facing when they seek to launch their career in Canada”

WoodGreen: “Partnership with TRIEC is very meaningful for us”

YMCA of Greater Toronto: “Mentors can empower newcomer professionals to set career goals by sharing their real-life experiences”

If your organization would like to become a community partner with TRIEC Mentoring Partnership, visit our Become a Community Partner page to learn more or email us to schedule a talk –

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