The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes Camila Duarte to the team on Monday, August 10th as Project Coordinator.
“We are excited to welcome Camila to the WDB,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “As Project Coordinator, Camila is responsible for supporting and executing the delivery of the Edge Factor career pathways project that WDB is working on in collaboration with Centre for Workforce Development in Belleville.” The Edge Factor project is funded by the Ontario East Economic Development Commission through their Talent Identification Support Program (funded by Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development). This is a unique opportunity where the Project Coordinator will develop, implement and deliver an Edge Factor Workforce Community Hub for each organization. In her role, Camila will also work closely with Edge Factor and local employers in each organizations’ regions to support the production and completion of local Virtual Workplace Experience videos.
“Working at WDB represents a new opportunity to be part of a local community full of potential,” says Camila. “I look forward to working closely together, exchanging great ideas and building innovative projects for the future.”
Camila brings over 6 years of experience in project, marketing, and stakeholder management where she built outstanding organizational, communication and interpersonal skills as well as proficiency in the use of a range of project management tools. She also has advanced knowledge in developing and managing complex projects from her work experience in Australia in the not-for-profit sector. Camila is a graduate of Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration. She is also fluent in English and French and speaks Spanish.
Camila lives in Peterborough with her fiancée and is excited about the opportunity to leverage her project and stakeholder management skills while supporting a local career pathways project.
Workforce Development Board is a not-for-profit organization serving Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. Founded in 1996, WDB is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development to provide labour market information, coordinate employment and training services, and engage employer communities.
For more information, visit wdb.ca or call 705-749-3250 (toll-free 1-800-340-0111).