Canadian Association for Supported Employment

Preparing to be a Mentor

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Preparing to be a Mentor

It is widely acknowledged that mentorship programs facilitate skill and career development for both mentees and mentors. Successful mentorships offer opportunities for both small and large businesses to improve their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, increase employee engagement, and adapt to evolving labour markets.

This course discusses the advantages of mentoring and provides an overview of the MentorAbility Canada initiative and how it can support organizations in facilitating successful mentorships.

This brief course provides:

  • the value of mentorship in today’s evolving markets,
  • the benefits of mentorship for both mentees and mentors,
  • the MentorAbility Canada initiative and model, and
  • strategies to facilitate an inclusive and engaging mentorship.


Course Delivery

This course is delivered online and can be completed at your convenience in about 40 minutes. It offers information, video content, strategies and downloadable resources. Successful participants receive micro-credentials which can be posted on social media channels like LinkedIn or your company website to demonstrate the organization’s commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workforce.

You can self-register for the course and begin learning at any time on the CASE learning portal. For any further assistance, contact: [email protected].

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