The John Howard Society of Durham Region has professional staff delivering various programs and services.


Director of Employment, Training & Housing Services
Christina Barrow

Employment Services Coordinator
Samantha Frank  – JHS Oshawa & JHS Whitby 

Rachel Shetler– JHS Oshawa & JHS Whitby 

Resource and Information Advisor
Joelle Lewis: Resource and Information Advisor

Tyne Markle: Resource and Information Advisor

Youth Job Connection Advisors

Taylor Tough

Employment Advisors – JHSD Whitby and Oshawa Sites

Andrea Boodram

Walter Lopez

Elceta Gayle

Employer Advisors

Samantha Penney – JHS Whitby & Oshawa

Coordinator – Skills Training for Employment and Post-Secondary 

S.T.E.P. Program

Danon Morey

Youth Counsellors

Skills Training for Employment and Post-Secondary – STEP Program

Carissa Woolley

Morgan Parker

Dory Strikwerda

 Brelyn Whelan

 Shanique Reid

Outreach Advisor

Michelle Neill

Learning Alternatives Program Instructors
LAP Instructors email 

Pre-Employment Training Instructor
Pre-Employment Training email