Skills for Change (SfC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides mentoring and "sector-specific" programs and services for newcomers to the Canadian work environment, specifically, in the fields of accounting, biotechnology, engineering, education and healthcare. Its services connect thousands of newcomers with employers across the greater Toronto area. Annually, SFC serves more than 7,000 people.
SFC has a network of more than 700 employers in healthcare, retail, finance, information technology, manufacturing and social and government services. CPA Ontario is part of this network via sponsoring and participating in SFC’s New Pioneers Awards gala which honours individuals who have overcome barriers to achieve success in a specific category, and who have made significant contributions in the community.