JobStart lends mentoring hand to new immigrants

Two years ago Howard Trotman first agreed to act as a mentor for IT workers coming to Canada. He found it such a worthwhile experience that he now goes far beyond the bounds of his original mentorship duties.

“My job ends when they get a job, or they give up or decide to take an administrative job somewhere else,” Trotman said. He is one volunteer working for the JobStart IT Mentoring Program

Trotman characterized his role as positioning people “so they can gain employment, and it comes down to helping them put their r