What is Organizational Mentorship and who does CEE mentor?

Organizational Mentorship is a key component of CEE’s Organizational Development Program, focused on fostering the longevity and impact of B3 organizations within Black communities in Canada. The groups that reach out to us have different strengths and community-specific considerations that must be accounted for in heir service delivery. As a result, CEE provides individualized mentorship, curated tools, and collaborative learning opportunities, creating a foundation for growth. Ultimately, the Organizational Mentorship stream seeks to build a strong and sustainable national community of B3 organizations, empowering them to lead and maximize their impact in Black communities.

Interested organizations can apply to join this transformative program.

CEE’s Organizational Mentorship Approval Process

Application Submission

Submit your group’s application to the Organizational Development Program and indicate your interest in organizational mentorship. CEE will confirm receipt of your application within 72 business hours.

Vetting of application

Once your application is received, the Organizational Development Team will screen it for due diligence and ensure there is alignment with our mission and values. We may take up to 2 weeks from confirmation of receipt to complete our review.

Notification

All applicants will be notified of the results of our review. Successful applicants will be invited to a virtual interview with the Organizational Development Lead to explore the potential of a working relationship. Unsuccessful applicants can be provided feedback upon request.

Final results

The Organizational Development Team will do a final screening for conflicts of interest and communicate a final decision regarding mentorship. If approved, we will contact the successful group to set up an onboarding meeting. During this meeting, we will discuss mentorship goals, begin drafting an MOU or LOU, and cover other expectations.

Want to apply?

Please submit an application to join our Organizational Development Program or contact us at blacktothefuture@ceetoronto.org.

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