The MentorAbility Program
If you’re an employer or person with a disability seeking employment in Ontario, you will be interested in learning about MentorAbility, a program that matches employers and mentors with people in the disability community seeking employment experience.
In this video, Lisa Livingston from March of Dimes Canada’s Employment Services is interviewed by Victoria Nolan from Accessible Media. She discusses the benefits of CASE’s MentorAbility program and how it connects employers to job seekers with disabilities.
Ottawa entrepreneur Tiffany Drummond, a mentor with MentorAbility shares her experience with the program in the podcast “Across the Desk” with host Elizabeth Plouffe, CEO of Spero Careers Canada. Tiffany is the owner of ProCare Family Center, which provides a variety of childcare options. Tiffany discusses her experience as a mentor in the MentorAbility Canada Project.
In this “Abilities at Work Podcast: MentorAbility in Ontario and Québec“, featuring March of Dimes Canada’s Provincial Coordinator Lisa Livingston, they showcase how the initiative provides a simple way for employers to build more inclusive workplaces while supporting jobseekers in exploring their career interests.
Playlist of videos and podcasts
MentorAbility is offered by March of Dimes Canada and Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN). Contact us to learn more.