Are you looking for work?

Do you have the skills but need help connecting with employers...

Employment Planning

Get help with writing and updating your resume. We will also help you with interview preparation and gather everything you need to land your ideal job.

Job Development

Our employment supports program will provide ongoing job coaching and work with you and the employer to ensure everything goes as efficiently as possible.

Pre-Employment Services

We offer a 6-8 week pre-employment training program that incorporates in-class and practical on-the-job training.

Employer Solutions

Xplore Employment will work with you to find and help coach the right candidate for your business.

For Employers

  • Talent Pool

    Xplore Employment offers access to an untapped talent pool and on-site job coaching during employee orientation and training.

  • Ongoing Support

    We happily provide continued post hiring support to both employee and employer. We help increase efficiency and effectiveness of your workplace.

  • Business Community Profile

    Boost your business profile by fostering an inclusive corporate culture and offer opportunities to a pool of great candidates.

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Meet Our Team

Tracey Morrow

Tracey Morrow Employment Specialist

Tracey has worked for Community living Oakville for the past 28 years. After working in the residential program, day programs, as well as after school program, Tracey joined the employment team in 2007. Since then she has developed many long standing community partnerships, as well as working relationships with the various high schools within Oakville.

Ali Ibrahim

Ali Ibrahim Employment Specialist

Ali works diligently with job seekers during their job trials and placements, helping to facilitate the development of the employee/employer relationship. His ultimate goal is to support people with disabilities to explore their full potential and become an integral part of the local work force.

Carolyn McCleister

Carolyn McCleister Employment Specialist

Carolyn is an Employment Specialist with a diverse background of experience. She has excelled as a Job Developer, Special Event Coordinator, Government Contract Administrator, and Chief Booboo Kisser (Elementary School Secretary/Health Room Attendant).

Andre Durie

Andre Durie Employment Specialist

Andre Durie started out as a PSW with Community Living Mississauga and has made the successful transition to Community Living Oakville's Employment Service Team now known as Xplore Employment.

Stephanie Michie

Stephanie Michie Employment Specialist

Stephanie has been an employee of Community Living Oakville since 2012. She has worked in a variety of programs including Day Services, Supported Independent Living and now as part of the Employment Services Team. Stephanie is dedicated to her work in Developmental Services and is very passionate about assisting the people she supports in achieving their career goals.

Elizabeth Cena

Elizabeth Cena Employment Specialist

Elizabeth is facilitating our Job Launch pre-employment program where she is devoted to preparing job seekers with the necessary skills for employment. Having gained employment experience during her SSW studies, her previous role as Residential Counsellor allowed her to connect individuals with mental health and addiction issues back into the workforce.

Cherie Kelly

Cherie Kelly Employment Specialist

Cherie has worked for CLO for the past 10 years and has recently transitioned into her role as an Employment Specialist with Xplore Employment. Her background as a social service worker has allowed her to develop skills in advocacy, active listening and social justice. Cherie is passionate about working with people to identify, create and accomplish goals that will improve overall quality and enjoyment of life.

Andrea Lee

Andrea Lee Xplore Employoment Manager

With over a decade of experience in the field of employment supports, Andrea is as skilled as she is passionate about connecting those with disabilities with jobs that they love! In her role, she manages a team that helps teach critical tools and employable skills to help persons with disabilities thrive in opportunities with local employers. Andrea strongly believes that employment helps to empower individuals with a disability, both socially and economically, and is an important component to cultivating an inclusive community!


Project SEARCH, in partnership with Community Living Oakville, Halton Healthcare and the Halton District School Board, offers students with disabilities a total workplace immersion experience with the singular goal of competitive employment for every program graduate. For more information, please click on the Project Search Logo below.

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