Kim Patel has been in the employment field for close to two decades supporting job seekers in a variety of programs in many roles including Resource Counsellor, Job Developer and Coordinator. Currently she is the Director of Employment Services at St. Stephen’s Community House, a multi-service community-based agency in Toronto. Kim strives to empower her team to provide exceptional support to the Employment & Training Centre’s participants. This support includes finding employment opportunities that fall within the decent work realm.
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