Community Centre Alliance

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20 Hallett Cres., Suite 207
P.O. Box 8232, STN A
St. John’s, NL
A1B 3N4

Tel: (709) 753-5670
Fax: (709) 753-8570




To provide programs and services to support employment, literacy, education, and social and economic development in the five community centre neighborhoods in St. John’s: Buckmasters Circle, Froude Avenue, MacMorran, Rabbittown and Virginia Park Community Centre

Target Population:

Persons of all ages who reside in the community centre neighbourhoods

Highlight of Program/Services Offered:

  • Community Employment Facilitator (CEF): There is one CEF at each Community Centre providing employment assistance to residents and the surrounding areas which includes: the preparation of resumes and cover letters; job search and job interview preparation; completing return-to-work action plans; filling applications for EI, JCP’s and other wage subsidy programs; as well as delivering career and employment workshops.
  • The Micro-Business Lending Program provides small business loans to low-income individuals to start-up or expand small businesses. Also provides opportunities for skills development.
  • Makin’ it Work is a 4-6 week employer driven, client focused, entry-level pre employment training program. Guaranteed job interview with an employer, job shadowing, and industry specific training in the areas of Hospitality, Early Child Care, Retail / Customer Service and Youth part-time employment.
  • Value of Work, Value of Money is an 8 week program designed to provide school age at-risk youth with summer employment, volunteer experience, tuition vouchers and training sessions related to educational goals and financial well-being.
  • Linkages is a 26 week work experience program for youth ages 18-30.