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Alternate Name OCISO ; OCR ; Volunteer Mentor Program
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
945 Wellington St W
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2X5
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Intersection Somerset St W and Wellington St W
Mailing Address c/o Jasmine Qi 
959 Wellington St W 
Ottawa, ON 
Canada K1Y 2X5
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable Route 11, stops at Somerset/Wellington; Other Routes stop at Bayview Station
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) Supports internationally educated professionals to obtain employment in their field * clients are matched with a volunteer Career Mentor with work experience in the same or a related field * mentorship is also offered between participants and public service employees (public service mentoring initiative) * one-hour weekly meetings about: Canadian workplace culture, career objectives, employment strategies, cover letter and resume fine tuning, interview skills * career mentors receive training
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Participants: Landed immigrants or Convention refugees * internationally educated * language assessment level 6 or higher * Ontario resident * employment ready 
Mentors: at least two years of work experience in Ottawa and contacts in employment and professional networks * commitment: at least three months, one hour a week * sensitivity to employment and cultural transition experiences
Application To become a mentor, call Jasmine Qi at 613-725-5671 ext 225 or send an email to * client should contact Michelle LaBarre Blouin at 613-725-5671 ext 340 or send an email to
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Career Exploration ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-725-5671 ext 225
Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Karyn Steer, Manager, Community Economic Development Program; Email:
Alternate Contact Jasmine Qi, Team Lead/Mentor Recruiter and Liaison
Primary Executive Leslie Emory, Executive Director
Other Details
Funding Federal - Immigrant, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107805632 RR0001
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