The team

André Rousseau – General Manager

Mr. Rousseau is in charge of all activities of the organization and ensures its smooth operation as a whole. He plans, manages, directs and controls the human, material and financial resources of the organization. He acts as the representative of the organization, designated by the Board of Directors, to negotiate and conclude all contracts with third parties. He is one of the signatories of the bank accounts of Cible Retour à l’Emploi. He develops the service offers and establishes the timetable arising from them. Mr. Rousseau holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a Certificate in Human Resources Management, is a member of the Quebec “Ordre des CRHA” (accredited human resources counsellors), and has accumulated nearly eighteen years of experience, including the last seventeen years with our organization. Finally, he is responsible for the organizational development of the organization, and reports to the Board of Directors and at the general assembly of members by producing his reports and recommendations.

Karim Bouaoui – Administrative Assistant

Mr. Bouaoui is responsible for follow-ups and also compiles, as requested by the management, diverse statistics, and often produces the resulting reports. He is also responsible for the bookkeeping and billing related to the project, as well as the general accounting of the organization. Mr. Bouaoui holds a Vocational Studies Diploma in Secretarial Studies and previously held an asset management position at an international bank in Morocco. Mr. Bouaoui has carried out these duties, for 35 hours per week, for nearly ten years.

Patricia Bélanger – Employment Counsellor

Mrs. Bélanger is responsible for preparing and delivering services within the Individualized Approach Job Search program. Before working for us, Mrs. Bélanger worked as an Employment Counsellor at Le Jalon. She holds two degrees, a Bachelor of Applied Science (Family and Consumer Studies) and a Bachelor of Education, and has accumulated nearly eighteen years of experience, the last fifteen of which have been with our organization, having started in February, 2002. She works 35 hours per week.

Maribel Palacios – Receptionist

Mrs. Palacios is responsible for the reception desk and for  registration of participants in the various services offered by the organization. She assures the transmission of information concerning the participants via the MSI network of the Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.

Mrs. Palacios holds a diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Marguerite Bourgeoys School Board and has worked for us since December, 2008. She works 35 hours per week.

Gabriel Beauchemin, Employment Counsellor

Mr. Beauchemin is also responsible for preparing and delivering services within the Individualized Approach Job Search program. Before joining our team, Mr. Beauchemin worked as a Consultant for the OPHQ, and as an Employment Counsellor for L’Étape. Mr. Beauchemin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Career Development, and joined our team in March, 2009. He works 35 hours per week.

 

Jean-Francois Neveu, Guidance Counsellor

Mr. Neveu is responsible for preparing and administering psychometric tests for the arts and culture Career Transition project, as well as for career orientation counselling during this project. Mr. Neveu worked as a Counselling Consultant in a school setting in Ontario, and completed a Master’s level internship in guidance counselling with our organization before joining our team. Mr. Neveu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Education. He is a member of the OCCOQ (the provincial order of guidance counsellors); he works 35 hours per week and has been with us since January, 2013.

Sylvie Moisan

Mrs. Moisan is also responsible for preparing and delivering services within the Individualized Approach Job Search program. Mrs. Moisan had previously worked as an Employment Counsellor at La Puce Communautaire before joining our team. She holds a Certificate in Career Development and has worked for our organization since July, 2013. As do her colleagues, she works 35 hours per week.

Audrey Gabrini – Employment Counseller

Mrs. Gabrini is also responsible for preparing and delivering services within the Individualized Approach Job Search program. Previous to working here, Mrs. Gabrini worked as an Employment Counsellor for the Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and has worked for our organization since September, 2015. As do her colleagues, she works 35 hours per week.

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