The Connector Program matches prequalified immigrants with local employers, civil servants, and community leaders who volunteer as Connectors. They are matched based on industry experience, professional backgrounds, or the immigrant's interest in a specific organization.
Once the match has been made, the Connector and the Immigrant Connectee meet face-to-face to discuss things like:
Connectors are asked to refer the immigrant to a minimum of three people in their network, and then each of these people are asked to refer them to three more. As a result, the immigrant's professional network grows exponentially.
Referrals may be potential employers, contacts within their industry or other people who will benefit from meeting with a skilled professional.
Connectors are people in a community who know large numbers of people and who are in the habit of making introductions, and are:
Connectees are employable immigrants who have:
The goal of the connector program is to enhance networking skills and job search. There is no guarantee you will find employment through the program, however, it is important to consider that each connection meeting could lead to new job prospects.Get connected