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
Michelle Heald  – JHS Oshawa & JHS Whitby 

Resource and Information Advisor
Reena Kainth – JHS Oshawa

Stephanie Edozie – JHS Whitby

Youth Job Connection Advisors

Keely Wallace
Taylor Tough

Employment Advisors

Shae Gilliam

Jamila Williams

Lisa D’Sa

Sarah Thickett 
Samantha Penney

Employer Advisors

Deanna Thompson – JHS Whitby & Oshawa

Coordinator – Skills Training for Employment and Post-Secondary 

S.T.E.P. Program

Rachel Shetler

Youth Counsellors

Skills Training for Employment and Post-Secondary – STEP Program

Allie Quinn
Danon Morey

Morgan Parker

Dory Strikwerda

 Brelyn Whelan

 Shanique Reid

Outreach Advisor

Michelle Neill

Learning Alternatives Program Instructors
Sarah Kane

Pre-Employment Training Instructor
Samantha Frank