Your home city or community.
Regardless of whether you are working in your desired evaluation role, what are you currently doing? Please enter student if that is your primary focus.

Completion of this field is entirely voluntary. Nonetheless, we encourage you to self identify if you are First Nations, Inuit and Metis. While we are not able to offer targeted support we would like to have baseline information from the very beginning of this project in order to better plan improvements to the mentoring platform in the future and understand the demographic of the mentors and mentees we are currently supporting.

You can include your completed education, ongoing schooling, as well as courses you think related to your role as a mentor and/or mentee. This information will assist in the matching process. This information will display as plain text, so do not be concerned with formatting.

Please describe what work you are doing now, as well as your prior work history within and outside of evaluation. If you can, include the cities you worked in and the duration of your time in each role. This information will assist in the matching process. This information will display as plain text, so do not be concerned with formatting.

Please feel free to identify your current areas of interest in the evaluation field. This may include identifying any sector that you currently work within, any approach or method that you are interested in, etc. This information will assist in the matching process.

These competencies build upon the Competencies for Canadian Evaluation Practice. For more detailed information on the initial five competencies please see the CES Competencies for Canadian Evaluation Practice in the Resources section. This information will assist in the matching process. Please use your own best judgement to self rate your own Level of Expertise for each competency. We recommend that you uncheck the "Can Mentor in this" for any competency area you have identified yourself as a 'Beginner'.

There is no charge to use this service; however you must have an approved registration code.

To get started, please email us to request a Registration Code.

If you have received this code by email please enter the code here.

Reflective Practice competencies focus on the fundamental norms and values underlying evaluation practice and awareness of one's evaluation expertise and needs for growth.

Technical Practice competencies focus on the specialized aspects of evaluation, such as design, data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting.
Situational Practice competencies focus on the application of evaluative thinking in analyzing and attending to the unique interests, issues, and contextual circumstances in which evaluation skills are being applied.

Management Practice competencies focus on the process of managing a project/evaluation, such as budgeting, coordinating resources and supervising.

Interpersonal Practice competencies focus on people skills, such as communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, collaboration, and diversity.

Career Specific Advancement/Advice competencies focus on an understanding of the marketplace for Canadian evaluators. This includes: career options in academia; federal or provincial governments; private sector organizations; not-for-profit organizations; international development and/or other arenas where evaluation is needed.

If this box is checked you will show up as available when people are looking for mentors. If you do not wish to appear in the listing of available mentors, uncheck this box. Please note that if this box is not checked, mentees will have no way of seeing your profile as a potential mentor.

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Personal Information

Please use the form below to create your personal profile as a mentor/mentee. You may cut and paste from existing resumes or other documents to save time; it is suggested that you keep your entries regarding Experience, Education and Interests fairly short and limited to the most important information.

Rating your Level of Expertise:*  we would like to offer some suggested criteria to consider as you identify your own level of expertise in the Skills & Competencies section below.

  • Beginner: Developing awareness/building knowledge, Limited repertoire, No/Limited experience; Unaware of potential problems; Unaware to ask questions.
  • Intermediate: Applying knowledge routinely, Minimal to Moderate amount of experience, Experience in a Limited number of environments; Aware of problems and knows to ask questions.
  • Advanced: Using knowledge fluently and effectively; Moderate amount of experience; Experience in multiple environments; Solves problems as they arise; Aware of questions to ask and able to access resources to answer questions.
  • Expert: Using knowledge fluently and effectively; Extensive experience; Experience in an extensive range of environments; Anticipates problems before they arise; Poses questions to others to help them address issue; Sought out by other evaluators for input.

This information will be used to assist in the matching process for mentors and mentees. It will be shared between mentor and mentees when the software identifies a possible match. Your information will be maintained in the website database but can be deleted at any time upon request; you may also be contacted by email to participate in voluntary evaluation activities in order to improve the function of the site.

* Adapted from:  Stevahn, L., King, J., Ghere, G., Minnema, J. (2004) Essential Competencies for Program Evaluators: Self-Assessment Tool.

Please feel free to cut and paste from your resume, CV or other documents as needed to fill out the sections below (max 400 words each section).

Skills and Competencies...

Please indicate your level of expertise after reviewing the CES Competencies for Canadian Evaluation Practice under the Resources tab 'HERE'
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Level of Expertise
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Terms and Conditions

Statement of Waiver, Release, Hold Harmless, and Indemnification Agreement

  • Use of this site is governed by the following Terms and Conditions: 

    • I, for myself, willingly assume any/all risks associated with participation in the Evaluation Mentoring Canada Pilot Project and I, for myself, agree to hold harmless and indemnify the members of Evaluation Mentoring Canada Working Group, the software owners and developers, their predecessors, parent subsidiaries and affiliates, officers, volunteers and employees from any and all injuries, liabilities or damages from participation in this pilot project.
    • I additionally agree to indemnify the members of Evaluation Mentoring Canada Working Group, the software owners and developers, their predecessors, parent subsidiaries and affiliates, officers, volunteers and employees and their predecessors, parent subsidiaries and affiliates, officers, and employees for any defense cost or expense arising from any and all claims, injuries or damages arising from participation in this pilot project.
    • I am of physical ability to participate and am legally competent to understand and complete this agreement. I hereby execute this agreement without coercion.
    • I also understand that once my picture is posted on the Evaluation Mentoring Canada website, the image can be downloaded by any registered computer user accessing the World Wide Web. Therefore, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless from any claims the following: the members of Evaluation Mentoring Canada Working Group, the software owners and developers, their predecessors, parent subsidiaries and affiliates, officers, volunteers and employees.

    *Evaluation Mentoring Canada retains the right to remove your profile and account at any time if you are not using this site as intended for mentoring; you may be contacted by email as part of ongoing improvement and evaluation activities.