Office Location: 20 Hallett Crescent, Suite 201
Mailing Address: 26 Graves Street, St. John’s, NL, A1B 3C5
Tel: (709 753-5670 Fax: (709) 753-8570 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mandate: To provide programs and services to support employment, education and literacy in the following five community centre neighborhoods in St. John’s: Buckmaster’s Circle Community Centre, Froude Avenue Community Centre, MacMorran Community Centre, Rabbittown Community Centre and Virginia Park Community Centre.
Target Population: Persons of all ages who reside in the community centre neighbourhoods
Highlight of Program/ Services Offered:
- Supporting Employment and Education Opportunities: There is a Community Employment Facilitator (CEF) located at each Community Centre who can provide employment support to neighbourhood residents and the surrounding areas. This includes help with resumes and cover letters; job search and job interview preparation; filling out various applications (EI, JCP’s, scholarships, wage subsidy programs, etc.); as well as delivering career and employment and skills development workshops.
- Youth Achieve! This program provides one-on-one literacy tutoring for school-aged youth in our neighbourhoods. This program takes place at each of our five community centres.
- Homework Haven: This program provides community centre based afterschool support for school homework and projects.
- Value of Work, Value of Money: This is an 8-week program designed to provide school age at-risk youth with summer employment, volunteer experience and training sessions related to their educational goals and financial well-being.