Kim Patel

Kim Patel

Toronto Sector Skills Academy, Class of 2018, Economic Opportunities Program

Director of Employment Services, St. Stephen's Community House, Toronto, ON

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.

Kim Patel is a member of the Toronto Sector Skills Academy, Class of 2018, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at