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“This exciting mentoring initiative created by CHRC will provide unique opportunities for those who have chosen to work on the demanding management side of the arts. Each experienced mentor will assist you to upgrade your knowledge and skills and prepare you to become the next leaders of our sector.”

John Hobday
 

Apply to be a Mentee

“This exciting mentoring initiative created by CHRC will provide unique opportunities for those who have chosen to work on the demanding management side of the arts. Each experienced mentor will assist you to upgrade your knowledge and skills and prepare you to become the next leaders of our sector”. — John Hobday

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible you:

  • are a cultural leader from Indigenous, racialized or official language minority language community in Canada
  • currently work in the cultural sector and are committed to a long-term career
  • manage and lead individuals and teams to deliver results
  • have a combination of demonstrated leadership in your current role and vision and aspiration to take on further leadership responsibilities in your career
  • are a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status, as defined by Citizenship and Immigration Canada

CHECKLIST

To help you decide what you want from T2L, here are a few questions you can ask yourself:

  • Is this the right time in my career for this opportunity>
  • Is this the right fit for my professional development goals?
  • Is this the right time to be matched with a mentor? 

  • Can I take constructive criticism? 

  • Do I have the ability and desire to develop my career and myself? 

  • How could this impact my current work and my community?
  • Who could be my mentor? 

  • Can I afford the time within my work schedule?
  • Will my employer support this as part of my professional development?

 

MENTEE APPLICATION FORM
 

APPLY TO BE A MENTOR

ELIGIBILITY

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in management in the cultural sector
  • Strong knowledge of the Canadian and international cultural sector including industry and/or not-for-profit organizations
  • Proven ability to establish and build trusting relationships
  • Proven track record in managing, coaching and motivating individuals and teams for success 


CHECKLIST

To help you decide what you want from T2L, here are a few questions you can ask yourself:

  • Do I want to share your knowledge and experience with others?
  • Do I enjoy encouraging and motivating others?
  • Am I comfortable asking challenging questions?
  • Do I want to contribute to other people's growth and success?
  • Am I prepared to invest my time in mentoring on a regular basis?
  • How will mentoring contribute toward my own career goals?

  • How will mentoring add to my sense of contribution and community?

 

MENTOR APPLICATION FORM
 

The Cultural Human Resources Council is committed to equity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from  members of visible minorities, members of First Peoples' cultural and regional communities and persons with disabilities.

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