Job Posting: Manager, Projects and Community Engagement

The Workforce Development Board / Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) is a non-profit organization funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. We are seeking a dynamic leader with strong project management and customer engagement experience to take on the role of Manager, Projects and Community Engagement. This is a permanent, full-time role… Read more »

New report aims to help persons with disabilities achieve their full employment potential

A new publication aims to help persons with disabilities achieve their full employment potential and serves as a resource for business owners interested in making their operation more inclusive.

The Workforce Development Board / Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) – a non-profit organization funded by the federal and provincial governments – worked with more than a dozen agencies and groups serving Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton for the publication, titled ‘Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers.’

Job posting: Marketing and Communications Associate (student)

The Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council is a non-profit organization funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. We are seeking a motivated and dynamic summer student with some marketing experience to work for us for eight weeks this summer.  The work week will be 30 hours, five days a week, at… Read more »

New website connects area students to local labour market information

A new interactive online platform allows students to connect to local labour market information and engage with the world of work. Launched by the Workforce Development Board / Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) – a non-profit organization serving the communities of Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton – MyHomeWorks offers a fun learning experience for… Read more »

Report finds area newcomers, employers seek cross-cultural training and supports

A new report on the employment activities of newcomers to our region has been published. Commissioned by the Workforce Development Board / Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC), the report is designed to help shape future programs and services to support both newcomers and employers in the communities of Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. According… Read more »