– 2021 IMPACT
Welcome to our first annual report on the impact of Career Transitions. You can find the details by scrolling below the image. You can also click on the image to download a PDF of the report for your convenience.
More than 100 clients accessed the program, 51 completed the training.
15 clients began volunteering.
21 clients engaged in activities through our peer-mentorship program and through external mentorship placements in healthcare.
We exceeded program exceeded its employment target, with at least 64 clients gaining meaningful employment in health care.
Career Transitions clients fulfilled roles specific to the COVID-19 pandemic as COVID-19 test administrators and COVID-19 clerical support. In March 2021, we submitted 30 qualified clients to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) which needed to urgently recruit a number of Medical Case Reviewers for the PHAC Vaccine Safety Monitoring Division.
12 clients pursued medical residency (CaRMS) and five were matched.
Beginning in January 2020, social media and digital outreach were enhanced with the addition of a monthly e-newsletter.
Employer partnerships during 2020-2021 included the City of Ottawa Public Health, World Education Services (WES), Shepherds of Good Hope, Bruyére Research Institute and the PHAC. Career Transitions has developed partnerships with over 25 employers across Ottawa.
One of our most successful initiatives has been our Pop-Up Workshops. Between June 2020 and January 2021, we hosted seven online workshops focused on topics such as Financing Professional Development, Employer Networking, and Virtual Residency Interview Skills. In August 2020, we hosted a Pop-Up Workshop that had 63 participants! Attendance was for the seven workshops was 178 clients.