Building Blocks

Our Services

Our programs and services are offered free of charge to our volunteer-run Member associations, thanks to the generosity and support of our sponsors and funders.

The following is a summary of our programs and services, which will be launched as funding becomes available.

 

2022

Sponsor

*LAUNCHED*

D&I Job Board

  • Job board for companies that are looking to hire immigrant professionals and to support Diversity & Inclusion.

  • Facilitate the use of funded internships/coop programs at small medium enterprises.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Immersive Events Platform

  • Platform for conducting networking, mentoring and training events in the post-COVID hybrid world

  • Combining in person  and virtual 2D & 3D immersive experiences.

  • Support for Oculus, Hololens, Windows Mixed Reality and desktop/laptop mode.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Events Calendar

  • Platform for associations to share their calendar of events, and encourage collaboration.

  • Allows searching and subscribing to notifications.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Conference & Career Fair

  • Full day conference with 3 tracks: technical, soft skills, EDI, and careers.

  • Plus Career Fair with booths for speed networking, pre-interviews, and meet & greet.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

MemberPerks

  • Discounts program for members of our associations, and their immediate family.

  • Discounts at 25,000+ merchants in Canada, 300,000+ in North America; online and in-store.

  • Location-enabled mobile app shows discounts at merchants in the vicinity.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Alliance Concierge

Program to identify and connect with organizations interested in working with our member associations, maintain an ongoing relationship, and facilitate engagement and joint programs.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Volunteer Recognition

  • Associations can issue branded digital credentials (badges) to recognize the contribution of their volunteers, mentors and directors.

  • These are Open Badge compatible, verifiable credentials that can be included in resume, LinkedIn profile, etc.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Mentoring Platform

  • Platform and processes to enable associations to offer Mentoring programs to their members. Runs twice a year.

  • Features include: registration, Mentor-Mentee matching, progress tracking, graduation, post-program assessment of outcomes, and impact reporting.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Canada 101

  • Live online course to provide an introduction to must-know concepts to soften immigrant professionals' landing and accelerate their successful integration.

  • Delivered 4 times per year; 12 weekly sessions x 2 hours, with Assessments after each session, and Digital Badge at completion. 

  • Delivered using Moodle Learning Management System (LMS), leveraging features for accessibility, video conferencing, social interaction, and progress tracking.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

WelcomeHub Bot

  • Virtual assistant to provide concierge services leveraging the Ecosystem Database.

  • Provides AI-assisted access to the Ecosystem Database through an online wizard, smart search engine and website chatbot.

  • Provides documented techniques to make it easy for ecosystem organizations to leverage the database, including website embedding and programatic interfaces.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Welcome Connection

  • A service and platform that seeks to establish contact with newcomers as early as possible after they land, and refers them to the relevant associations and ecosystem organizations.

  • Includes creating and maintaining relationships with bridging programs, consulates, immigration agencies, and other points of the ecosystem that newcomers may contact prior to or soon upon arrival.

  • Leverages digital marketing and social media monitoring. Other landing detection methods will also be explored.

2022

Sponsor

*PENDING*

Governance Review

  • Assist associations to have their governance policies and processes reviewed by volunteer professionals.

  • Provide recommendations to improve governance.

  • Includes access to a document repository with templates, best practices, processes and procedures.