Who We Are

Jordan Martin
Employment Counsellor

Jordan is an Employment Counsellor; she started this position in January 2017. She loves this new endeavor and is passionate in assisting youth in Nelson find suitable and sustainable work. Jordan completed her Advance Diploma in Human Resources Management in Toronto, and is currently working towards her Human Resources Labour Relations Degree. She brings her expertise of working in a very busy recruitment role within a large organization in Calgary. Jordan moved to Nelson with her husband and children, and is enjoying all that the Kootenay life has to offer.

Laura Clarridge
Employment Counsellor

Laura believes that what we are each capable of contributing to the workforce matters. She has nearly a decade of experience helping youth find and secure meaningful employment in line with their individual strengths, interests and abilities. Before becoming an ICF-certified career coach, Laura completed her MA and PhD in English Literature and taught at the University of Toronto. Now she’s most passionate about helping youth write their own employment success stories in real time.

Sarah Miles
Employment Counsellor

Sarah is passionate about helping youth find their place in Nelson. Having been raised here, she really appreciates the opportunities to engage in the community that she was given during her youth. After having lived all over Canada, Sarah is excited to be back in Nelson as part of the team of employment counsellors connecting youth to the job market.