When you become a mentor, your mentoring relationship can improve your leadership skills and deepen your understanding of the Canadian business environment. While the primary goal of a mentorship program is to build the skills and capacity of the mentee, there are still many benefits for the mentor.
When you become a mentor for new immigrants you can expect to:
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Mentoring in a program that focuses on new Canadians provides you with an opportunity to develop your “intercultural competency” or the ability to communicate and understand differences across cultures. This can help you with people from different regions, countries, or company cultures. Developing your intercultural competency develops your empathy and helps you work with or lead diverse teams. This makes you a better leadership candidate and helps you when you are looking for new professional opportunities.