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PINs Quarterly Meeting - Sept. 16, 2015

  1. 1. PINs Quarterly Meeting #2 September 16, 2015 Volunteer Toronto
  2. 2. . Goal: To work collaboratively with professional immigrant associations to increase their capacity to connect their skilled immigrant members to employment. Objectives: • Raise awareness of the associations to skilled immigrants and to employers • Foster collaboration between the associations and key partners – employers, professional associations, service providers, government, and other relevant stakeholders. • Develop leaders of professional immigrant associations by providing learning opportunities and refer them as experts on immigrant employment at consultations and in the media.
  3. 3. Purpose of the Meeting 1. Build relationships by sharing information, best practices and success stories and discussing opportunities to collaborate 2. Learn about programs/initiatives that help build the capacity of PINs associations 3. Provide input on PINs program planning
  4. 4. Agenda – TO BE REVIEWED Time Agenda Item 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Registration, dinner and networking 6:00 – 6:10p.m. Welcome and introductions 6:10 – 6:20 p.m. Volunteer Toronto presentation 6:20 – 6:45 p.m. Information sharing 6:45 – 7:25 p.m. Network Mapping – Survey Results 7:25 – 7:35 p.m. PINs Updates 7:35 – 7:45 p.m. Connector Program presentation 7:45– 7:50 p.m. Best Practices – UnstoppableMe.ca 7:50 – 8:00 p.m. Next meeting and wrap-up
  5. 5. Who’s in the room? PIN Associations • ARGANA – Association des Femmes Maroco-Canadiennes • Association des Senegalais de l'Ontario • Association of Professionals in Thorncliffe • Alliance of Technology and Science Specialists - ATSS • Communication, Advertising and Marketing Professionals - CAMP Networking • Canadian Hispanic Bar Association • Council for Access to the Profession of Engineering - CAPE • Chinese Workers Support Network Professional Group • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants - CIMA Canada • EXATEC Ontario • HispanoTech • Indo Canadian Community of Professionals • Manyatta Community Network • New Canadians Media Professionals • Paralia Arts Network • PINs@YorkU • UnstoppableMe.ca
  6. 6. Who’s in the room? PIN Partners • Active Career Advancement Project (S.U.C.C.E.S.S.) • Alternative Career Pathways • Humber College • Ryerson University - Magnet • Thorncliffe Neighborhood Office PIN Observers • Immigrant Filmmakers • Serbian Young Professionals • Office of the Fairness Commissioner
  7. 7. Follow us on Twitter! @TRIEC #TRIECPINs
  8. 8. Volunteer Toronto Presentation Nimira Lalani Researcher/Educator Claire McWatt Education Assistant
  9. 9. Grassroots Growth Project and Useful Resources for PINs Nimira Lalani, Researcher/Educator nlalani@volunteertoronto.ca 416.961.6888 ext. 249 Claire McWatt, Education Assistant cmcwatt@volunteertoronto.ca 416.961.6888 ext. 233
  10. 10. Grassroots Growth Build Capacity amongst volunteer-run organizations in Ontario to manage volunteers effectively, through providing tailored workshops, resources and mentoring Research Resource Development Outreach Pilot Testing Program Launch
  11. 11. Deliverables and Timeline  Research and Analysis March – September 2015 • 3 consultations with agencies • 4 focus groups across the City • 1 online survey across Ontario • In process of identifying 8 most useful topics for grassroots groups • Environmental scan report finished Sept 30  Resource Development October 2015 – March 2016 • Develop a suite of training sessions and resources including manuals, templates, webinars, and an online forum for a peer mentorship program  Outreach October 2015 – March 2017  Pilot Testing and Evaluation February – August 2016 WHERE PINs WILL BE INVOLVED  Program Launch August 2016 – April 2017
  12. 12. Pilot Testing • PINs and other volunteer-run organizations in Toronto • 4 workshops • Starting in February through until June of 2016 • Will help us insure the materials will be useful for grassroots groups, and allow us to make changes before the final launch
  13. 13. OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AND SERVICES FROM VOLUNTEER TORONTO
  14. 14. Trailblazer Series Free for grassroots groups! Recent subjects: • Volunteer-Led Social Media in Action • Finding and Keeping Great Board Members • Resolving Conflict Like a Pro For more info contact: Camara Chambers 416.961.6888 ext. 224 cchambers@volunteertoronto.ca
  15. 15. Subscriptions Program Community Subscribers • Free for volunteer-run groups • Up to 6 Posts • Access to our Intermediate and Advanced training manuals • And more! For more info contact: Kasandra James 416.961.6888 ext. 225 kjames@volunteertoronto.ca
  16. 16. Online Learning Centre
  17. 17. THANK YOU! Follow is on Twitter: @VolunteerTO Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/VolunteerToronto Check out our Website: www.volunteertoronto.ca
  18. 18. Information sharing What are 1-2 things related to employment that your organization would like other PINs associations and partners to know about the upcoming quarter (events, opportunities to collaborate, success stories)?
  19. 19. Network Mapping Penny Scott Diversification and Business Development Coordinator, Health Nexus Robyn Kalda Health Promotion Specialist – Technology Specialization, Health Nexus
  20. 20. Network Mapping and Visualization: Strengthening your connections and partnerships Teleconference information: 647-788-1817 or 1-877-765-2693 (N. America) Participant Passcode: 611-877-1073 Adobe Connect for the slides: http://healthnexus.adobeconnect.com/networkmapping/ PINs Network Mapping & Analysis September 2, 2015 Penny Scott Robyn Kalda
  21. 21. Agenda 1. Review of project goals 2. Review of patterns in network maps 3. An overview of the results – Methods/Approach 4. Overview of survey results – Demographics – Connections-live 5. PINs Network Analysis – Applying network theory to achieve your goals
  22. 22. PINs Mapping Project Goals PINs is a mature network looking to renew and revitalize itself Network mapping will be the tool to: visualize existing ties and connections amongst key stakeholders identify new opportunities for relationship development design strategies to create new connections, partnerships, collaborations amongst the stakeholders
  23. 23. 5. Connectors 4. One-way trail 6. Isolate Making the abstract visible 2. Clusters 1. Node 3. Link
  24. 24. Newideascome fromtheperiphery Periphery Core
  25. 25. Overview of survey results Methods/Approach – Electronic survey Demographics • Number of respondents: 55 – Added organizations: approx. 50 • Level of involvement – Very involved 69% – Somewhat involved25% – Only occasionally involved 6%
  26. 26. Geographic Breakdown
  27. 27. From those that responded to the question All: • felt that increased awareness of their association’s profile among immigrants, employers and/or key stakeholders since joining the PINs program • had participated PINs activities last year
  28. 28. Current Involvement with PINS • Not very involved 6% • Only occasionally involved 27% • Somewhat involved 44% • Very involved 23%
  29. 29. Perceived benefits of PINs membership Applied Learnings: – Absolutely 44% – Somewhat 56% • Increased Awareness Of Immigrant Value – Absolutely 78% – Somewhat 22% Benefitted From PINs – Absolutely 89% – Somewhat 11% • Helped Support Members – Absolutely 73% – Somewhat 22% – Not at all 5%
  30. 30. Expertise & skills
  31. 31. Connections Live maps!
  32. 32. Who’s missing? Some observations: • Private Foundations • Ontario Trillium Foundation • Social enterprise
  33. 33. Next Steps • What collaborations/ties already exist? • How do you leverage existing relationships? • What’s next for the network? • Who else is missing from the network?
  34. 34. Network Mapping – Other Findings PINs annual evaluation
  35. 35. Network Mapping – Draw Winners • Galo Ginocchio – HispanoTech • Nestor Perez – Council of Filipino-Canadian Professionals in Ontario • Elena Rakitskaya – Alternative Career Pathways • Joe Ferreyro - Sunlife
  36. 36. PINs Updates – Annual Check-ins - Goals: - Keep abreast with any changes in leadership - Learn about associations’ successes and challenges - Offer support - Process: - 56 associations contacted - 34 responded - 29 calls completed - Learnings: - New leadership is not always aware of the benefits of PINs - Associations respond to connection requests coming through PINs website - Support needed: more job postings, events for job seekers, publicity
  37. 37. PINs Updates – TMP Info Session Event summary: - 37 registrations / 8 associations - 20 attendees Feedback: • “Having a mentor will be very useful in my job search.” • “The best aspect of the session was networking with other internationally trained professionals; the outcomes appear promising and positive.” Things to consider: - Can we better promote such events? - How can we get higher turnout?
  38. 38. PINs Updates – Opportunity for PINs Members - York Region IEP Conference – Monday, Nov 9 - Richmond Hills (Hwy 7 & Leslie) - Promote widely!
  39. 39. PINs Updates – Ethnic Media Briefing • Objective: Strengthen TRIEC’s relationship with key ethnic media in order to strengthen our ability to reach immigrant audiences • Strategy: Invite target ethnic media to a ‘briefing’ to discuss what TRIEC has to offer (human interest stories, immigrant employment expertise etc.) and how we can support them • The Ask: To help us identify the most important media in your ethno-cultural group and facilitate connections to contacts at those media (or just provide details)
  40. 40. Connector Program Anna Kostecka Connector Program Coordinator, TRIEC
  41. 41. Presenter // Date // CONNECTOR PROGRAM Presentation for the PINs Quarterly Meeting #2 September-16-2015Anna Kostecka FUNDED BY
  42. 42. CONNECT. LEAD. IMPACT
  43. 43. HOW DOES THE PROGRAM WORK? CONNECT. LEAD. IMPACT 50
  44. 44. PARTICIPANTS CONNECTORS 32* 30 12 8WEBSITE 50 49 MATCHED, POOL OF 68 5 3 * INCLUDING 6 OTHER 9
  45. 45. SUMMARY PROGRAM • 54 Participant - Connector Introductions • 11 Participants completed the program • Almost all of Participants met with their Connectors ( 3 are still arranging) OUTCOMES • Feedback after Participant-Connector meetings is almost always extremely positive • First success stories • 11 Participants found jobs (attribution analysis to be applied) CONNECT. LEAD. IMPACT
  46. 46. POST-MEETING FEEDBACK • Participants • Meetings are relevant to their career goals, productive and they would recommend their Connectors to others • Receive referrals within a week from the meeting or longer The connector I met in this meeting sets the standards of the program to very high levels indeed. [Connector] was awesome. She gave me lots of great advice on how to get my career goal. She is very approachable, resourceful and insightful and mainly she has a strong willingness to help! CONNECT. LEAD. IMPACT
  47. 47. POST-MEETING FEEDBACK • Connectors • Find the meetings productive and Participants are perceived as professional and well prepared for the meetings • Feel confident hiring the Participant or recommending them to a colleague [Participant] was very well prepared and we were able to discuss some of the issues she has had with applying for jobs. I am going to explore a number of different connections to set her up with the right one. It was a very productive meeting. [Participant] came prepared with questions to ask, and was clear about the kind of connections he prefers. That makes it easier for me to check my contacts and see which ones would be suitable. I was also able to give him some insight about the industry and trends. CONNECT. LEAD. IMPACT
  48. 48. FUTURE • Completing the pilot, analyzing learnings, sharing the results • Understanding the relationship with the Mentoring Partnership and PINs • Enhance the program model and improve systems • Grow the program – Train others to deliver it – Integrated service delivery model CONNECT. LEAD. IMPACT
  49. 49. Funded by 603-250 Dundas Street West Toronto, Ontario M5T 2Z5 T: 416 944 1946 www.triec.ca THANK YOU
  50. 50. Best Practices – UnstoppableMe.ca Coaching members on informational interviews
  51. 51. AICA Model (Turning Strangers to Sponsors) Awareness Involvement Commitment Action/Ambassador
  52. 52. Closing remarks • How can we use what we have learned today with our members?
  53. 53. Next PINs Events • Employer networking event o November – date TBA • Next Quarterly Meeting: o Wednesday, December 2, 2015
  54. 54. Thank You! www.networksforimmigrants.ca Twitter: @TRIEC, #TRIECPINs LinkedIn: PINs Insider Community

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