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The MentorAbility Initiative

Are you a service provider or community partner interested in strengthening your employer engagement while providing meaningful career exploration opportunities for your clients who experience disability? Become a MentorAbility Partner and join a national network of professionals seeking the same!
To learn more, view the information sheet:
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MentorAbility Canada Benefits

Participants will work with the MentorAbility team to facilitate mentoring experiences in their communities. By becoming a MentorAbility Canada participant you will:

Increase employment outcomes for job seekers experiencing disability:

The mentorship experience allows job seekers to find out more information about a possible career path, expand their professional network, get advice from people with experience in different types of work, and much more!

Promote your work through MentorAbility Canada:

We connect employers and job seekers and raise awareness in the business community about the talent you represent. MentorAbility Canada can share your mentorship experiences and give increased visibility to your organization in your province or territory and nationally.

Develop new employer engagement techniques and tools:

MentorAbility is a valuable new tool in a growing toolkit of resources and approaches to increase inclusion in the workplace – one that serves job seekers, employers, and employment service agencies alike.

Join an active and engaged community of practice:

MentorAbility has been designed and implemented by employment service providers just like you. Our network provides many opportunities for sharing best practices, up-to-date resources, and new ideas. We are learning from each other and building new knowledge and skills, together. We are challenging ourselves and working collaboratively to increase our impact.

Receive support for your employer engagement events:

MentorAbility Canada delivers hundreds of networking and learning events and employer peer-to-peer events, as well as a variety of tailored activities during Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM).

Participate in training opportunities:

MentorAbility  Canada supports employers, persons experiencing disability, and service providers to build their mentoring skills. 

Become a MentorAbility Facilitator

Would you like to facilitate a mentorship between a job seeker and an employer? 

Your experience will be guided and supported by a MentorAbility Hub Coordinator and you will be provided with a variety of resources to support your mentorship experience. Sign up today! 

Become a MentorAbility Partner

In addition to engaging individuals to become Facilitators, MentorAbility also engages and partners with a variety of stakeholders, like organizations. Does your organization want to:
  • Share information about the MentorAbility initiative with your network?
  • Engage your staff to facilitate mentorships for job seekers?
  • Engage your staff to participate in mentorship matches as mentors?
  • Engage in research to build an evidence base around inclusive employment for persons experiencing disability, effective mentorship models, and more?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, please sign up to become a MentorAbility Partner today!

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