ERIEC is hiring: Mentorship Director

Who We Are

The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) is a solution and action-oriented industry-led organization that aims to address issues of access to the labor market integration for internationally trained professionals. ERIEC aims to help increase the employment capacity of immigrant professionals in the Edmonton Region and to connect employers to new Canadians and work in collaboration with immigrant service providers and other key stakeholders.

ERIEC’s mission is dedicated to ensuring immigrants become fully integrated into the Edmonton regional labor market by focusing on networking, knowledge transfer, information coordination and dissemination, and capacity building to employers, service providers, and underutilized skilled immigrants.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking to hire a Mentorship Director for our Edmonton office. This opportunity will be a full-time permanent position. You will get to work on a small team with a great passion for guiding and seeing new Canadians succeed!

The Mentorship Director plays a key role in supporting ERIEC (Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council) volunteer mentors, clients, and other stakeholders to foster the integration of professional immigrants into the labor market through employment mentoring and networking programs for skilled professionals in the City of Edmonton. You will be actively supporting mentors from volunteer application to the completion of their mentorship relationship with a mentee. Specific accountabilities include:

  • Overseeing and providing direction to efficient mentorship program delivery.
  • Recruitment and assessment of potential mentor’s eligibility for the program.
  • Supporting and engaging volunteer mentors participating in the ERIEC mentorship program.
  • Matching and connecting mentors with qualified mentees in a timely manner.
  • Commitment to completing program targets and expectations.
  • Ensuring that standards are met in program delivery.
  • Develop and maintain strong industry partnerships within the business sector, settlement agencies, and the broader community.
  • Facilitation and delivery of lunch and learn presentations and other opportunities to promote ERIEC’s programs and services.
  • Provide program support to mentors and mentees throughout the mentorship relationship.
  • Database management of client files through the federal iCARE client management system.
  • Monitor ERIEC events and workshops.
  • Management of highly confidential volunteer mentor and immigrant client database.
  • Management of mentorship program surveys and data. Contributes to program evaluations and continuous improvement.
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual report management.
  • Reports to the Executive Director to ensure that program targets and expectations are met.
  • Supervises and collaborates closely with the Mentorship Facilitator and Program Assistant to ensure effective and efficient program delivery.

Who You Are

As the Mentorship Director, you enjoy contributing strategically to organizational growth through effective program management, mentor recruitment, onboarding, and coordination. You will have keen insights and experience in making mentor recruitment and matching decisions, program promotion, balancing multiple priorities, and working in a team environment. You will possess the following:

  • University degree or college diploma in Human Services would be an asset.
  • Experience in coaching, mentorship, group facilitation, leadership, high-level volunteer management, and office administration experience. Previous work in human services and non-profit is an advantage but is not required.
  • Advanced computer skills. Must be proficient with the use of Microsoft Office, Teams, Zoom, and other computer software.
  • Planning and Organizational skills – Ability to efficiently prioritize activities, multi-task, monitor progress, and deliver program expectations assigned to meet deadlines.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration – Must be self-aware and understand the importance of a supportive team environment.
  • Diversity and Inclusion - Experienced and passionate about working with adults from diverse backgrounds. You are committed to supporting new Canadians to learn, grow and conquer challenges. Openness to intercultural learning.
  • Focus on outcomes and plan/drive for results – Maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability with team members and external stakeholders.

What We Offer

As a valued employee at ERIEC, you will receive the following:

  • Salary at $ 58,000 – 62,000
  • Health benefits after three months of employment
  • Three (3) weeks annual vacation – We believe in work-life balance and healthy and well-rested employees.
  • Opportunity to meet and learn from diverse cultures – We believe in a collaborative environment, and we enjoy welcoming and supporting professional newcomers from diverse backgrounds.
  • Career Development – Continuing education and development is something we take seriously. We want to make sure you have the opportunity to maximize your potential.

How to Apply

Send us your cover letter and resume at [email protected]. For questions and clarifications, please email [email protected].

We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or faith.

Thank you to all those who apply, only those who are short-listed will be contacted.

Deadline of application submission: May 10th, 2023