picture of Jean our Manager

Jean - Manager & Employment Counsellor

Jean Metropolit joined Employment Central in May 2013, as Manager. She is a long time Yukoner arriving after she completed her degrees at McMaster University and University of Toronto. Her experience includes over 30 years working with Labour Market Programs with both the federal and territorial governments in Whitehorse. She held the position of Manager of Employment Programs with Service Canada and LMDA Coordinator for Advanced Education. In addition, Jean recently worked as an Intergovernmental Affairs Officer with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development in Whitehorse. Jean enjoys the outdoors and one of her favorite past times is kayaking.

picture of Claudine our Employment Counsellor

Claudine - Employment Counsellor

Claudine joined Employment Central in March 2013 as an Employment Counsellor when she moved from Inuvik to Whitehorse. She’s worked in outdoor education as well as in schools in BC and the NWT. Claudine looks forward to discussing your employment goals.

picture of Lisa our Employment Assistant

Lisa - Employment Assistant

When you arrive at Employment Central this is usually the first person you will meet. Lisa holds her finger on the pulse of the labour market; her knowledge of local employers is astounding! Lisa moved to Whitehorse with her family in 1996 from Manitoba, and since them has become well-known in the Whitehorse community. Previous to working at Employment Central Lisa has worked in the retail, airline and transportation industries. Lisa is looking forward to helping our clients with their employment needs.

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Judith - Employment Assistant

You might recognize this friendly face from Service Canada. For many years Judith worked at Service Canada, but after she finished up working at Service Canada Judith joined the Employment Central team as an Employment Assistant. She enjoys helping clients with their day-to-day needs. Her calm presence makes the Employment Central workplace a better place!


Sarah - Employment Counsellor

Sarah joined Employment Central in March, 2015. She previously worked as an Employment Counsellor in British Columbia after earning her Career Development Practitioner Certificate from Conestoga College. Sarah is originally from Ontario, where she completed her post secondary education. Sarah is excited to utilize her skills and experience to help you reach your employment goals.


Wendy - Employment Counsellor

Wendy joined the Employment Central team in 2016 where she works part-time as an Employment Counsellor. Wendy came to work in the Yukon in 2007, after completing an undergraduate degree at University of Western Ontario and a graduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University. Wendy brings experience in employment support services and looks forward to working with you at Employment Central!