Niagara Immigrant Connections Initiative

Site: Niagara Immigrant Employment Council (NIEC)

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-641-0801
Primary Contact Laura Fyfe, Project Coordinator, Niagara Workforce Planning Board - Niagara Immigrant Connections Initiative; Phone: 905-641-0801 ext 130; Email:
Alternate Contact Mario De Divitiis, Chief Executive Officer, Niagara Workforce Planning Board; Phone: 905-641-0801 ext 127; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
43 Church St, Suite 705
St Catharines, ON L2R 7E1
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Intersection Church St and Wellington St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) This mentoring program is designed to aid highly trained newcomers in finding work in their field by helping them to establish a local professional network and better understand the Canadian perspectives on their field of expertise. It also serves to educate local employers on the skills and experience that highly trained newcomers bring to Niagara while providing a no-cost professional development component as an investment in their human capital.
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Eligibility Internationally Trained Professional * Minimum 2 years Post-secondary education and 2 years work experience outside of Canada * Canadian citizen, permanent resident or Convention Refugee * Proficient verbal and written English language ability
Application Visit website
Languages English - Website, Programs, Publications
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2007
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and International Trade (MCIIT)
Service Categories Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Immigrants (Canada) ~ Employment Issues