Sukhjit Singh is an accomplished Career Development Professional and an avid volunteer. He is also known as a change agent. An Indian by birth, Sukhjit came to Canada accompanied by his wife and daughter in 2009 after spending almost 10 years in an exciting career teaching Computer Engineering and Management in a post secondary institute.
Being inspired by Volunteerism and becoming a passionate and proud Canadian; A strong supporter of social and civic inclusion for newcomers to Canada, he feels that volunteer work is not only a way to gain Canadian work experience, but it is the best way to participate in and learn about new country as well. Volunteering has become a passion for him and he cares passionately about empowering and motivating other newcomers in Canada.
Sukhjit became a motivational story teller. In 2017, he published his first book “Same Shoes, Different Doors”. This book is chronological stories of his journey of struggle and success as a new immigrant in Canada. He is also a founder at Success and Innovation. Sukhjit is a frequent speaker at many events in GTA and shares his expertise and enthusiasm with others as a member of several community-based organizations.
At present, he is a Member at United Way South Asian Advisory Council, Member at Advisory Committee at International Student Connect Program, Regional Reviewer at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Public Policy Committee member at Volunteer Canada, a mentor at e-NIC YMCA and an ambassador at Volunteer MBC.
In past, as a volunteer, he chaired Institute of Canadian Citizenship Peel chapter, he was Board Member at InformCanada, a speaker with passages Canada, a member at Heritage Minute Advisory Committee. He was Co Chair at Ontario, Ministry of Labour Small Business Task Group, member at Interfaith Council of Peel, Board of Director at Volunteer MBC, Co-Chair at Peel Newcomer Strategy Group’s Social, Civic and Economic Inclusion committee, Brand Ambassador of Region of Peel’s Immigration Portal, Ambassador at Canadian Immigration Integration Program, Mentor at TRIEC, PIC member at Peel District School Board and many more…
Sukhjit lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with his wife and daughter; he is interested in sports and is learning karate and also interested in Brain Optimization exercises.
Master of Success Award
PDCI – 2019
Governor General of Canada Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers
Governor General of Canada – 2019
RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant
Royal Bank of Canada – 2013
Most Collaborate Leader Award
Peel Leadership Centre – 2014
Civic Recognition Award
City of Mississauga – 2022
Outstanding Community Outreach Strategist
Career Professionals of Canada – 2016
Newcomer Gem Volunteer Award
Volunteer MBC – 2013