COLLABORATION CATALYSTS PARTNERSHIP

The Collaboration Catalysts Partnership (CCP) project engages volunteers (Catalysts) to be actively involved in the settlement-sector, supporting the work of service providers through innovative approaches and collaborations to improve service efficiency & effectiveness for newcomers, particularly vulnerable newcomers with low education/language skills and no/limited knowledge about settlement/other community services available to them.

The project conducts focus group discussions with 35–40 newcomer volunteers to find what they know about settlement services and to understand why traditional outreach strategies have not been effective for them. 10–15 volunteers from the focus group continue with the project as members of CCP. CCP members receive training focusing on education and capacity building. A pre and post training evaluation is conducted to assess the effectiveness of the training. CCP members then develop an innovative outreach strategy using their learnings/experience and work with partner organizations to implement strategies to effectively reach other vulnerable newcomers. Outcomes are evaluated, modifications are made to the tested model, and final products are shared. This project benefits vulnerable newcomers and helps them to access settlement/other services. Settlement and other service providers benefit as they become more strategic in the design of their outreach, increase their visibility, and reach more newcomers, ultimately accelerating their settlement and integration.

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Jan 14, 2021

We are keen to gather insights on existing hiring practices and employer attitudes towards newcomer talent, so are looking to engage 2 sectoral experts with extensive experience and industry connections in two sectors as below: 

  • Mental Health / Psychotherapist / Clinical Research

  • Engineering (civil, chemical, mechanical etc.) or IT with Project Managemen

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Jan 13, 2021

Setting SMART career goals is one of the keys to a successful professional life! Join us and gain more knowledge about building a successful career. Please connect with Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org /(416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.  Also check us out https://www.jobstart.org/ypp

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Jan 13, 2021

What the “Canadian experience” barrier looks like

  • How requiring "Canadian experience" can be discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights

  • Other ways one might face racial discrimination when trying to get a job

  • What employers and regulatory bodies should do differently

  • What you can do if you face a "Canadian experience" requirement or other racial discrimination

Register on Eventbrite: https://removingcanadianexperiencebarrierworkshop.eventbrite.ca
For more information please contact:
Hasita Shah on 416- 231-2295 ext. 6251 or h.shah@jobstart.org

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Jan 08, 2021

Unlock new opportunities with JobStart's Youth Possibilities Project! We offer an informative workshops series and one-on-one job development support. Please see flyer for more details & contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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Jan 08, 2021

Pleasure to share that our YPP clients feel prepared and confident to advance their career after our pre-employment workshop series! To learn more about our workshops and paid placement opportunities, please contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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Jan 05, 2021

Unlock new opportunities with JobStart's Youth Possibilities Project! We offer an informative workshops series and one-on-one job development support. Please see flyer for more details & contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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