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If career and employment is your are of professional interest then we welcome you to participate in one of our Mentorship Teams, Working Groups or the monthly Community of Practice cafe sessions. 

Working Groups

Advisory Committee

This standing committee is comprised of managers and directors of community agencies who deliver employment supports and services on the Avalon. They meet once a month to inform and direct the overall collaboration. 



Community-based Research Group

This working group is comprised of community partners who are actively engaged in community-based research. They meet monthly. 



Quarterly Activity

Data, Evaluation & Accountability Working Group 

This working group is comprised of community partners who are interested in building community evaluation capacity. This group included Data Mentors who are front line staff with expertise with current data collection software. They support staff across all community agencies with one on one mentoring and small group training sessions which acts as a data community of practice.


Quarterly Update


Professional Development Working Committee

This committee acts as an ongoing focus group for professional development and training. It identifies skills gaps and create opportunities for collaborative training for career practitioner, managers and directors. It meets quarterly and makes recommendations to the Advisory Committee.


Quarterly Update 


Autism Support Team

This team consists of Career Development Practitioners (CDP) from community, government and post secondary institutions. Their aim is to build a community of practitioners who are skilled at providing career and employment supports for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In partnership with the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, CDP's are working as a mentoring learning network. 



Job Brokers



Career Practitioner Networks 

Newfoundland & Labrador

NL Association of Career Practitioners

To learn more or to join, contact:
Janice Henstridge | Membership Coordinator | | 753-5627


Canadian Council for Carer Development (CCCD)

CCCD is a self-initiated and self-funded umbrella group for career development associations and related partner groups from across Canada. It provides a national advocacy voice for career development field and promotes provincial/territorial collaboration on common issues such as certification, training, practitioner mobility, quality service indicators and building the career development evidence base.

Canadian Career Development Foundation

The CCDF is a non-profit organization that works to advance career development and the capacity of the profession to respond with compassion and skill to all clients and stakeholders in an ever-changing work environment.


International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG)

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IAEVG advocates that all people who need and want educational and vocational guidance and counselling should receive it from a competent and recognised professional. They are working towards addressing diversity and social justice issues in education and work as they work with policy makers to achieve a basic quality standard of service.



P.O. Box 21157

St. John's, NL

Canada A1A 5B2


(709) 765-2182