Employment Counselling, The Work Room, Simonds High School

Contact Information
Office Phone 506-643-7422
Toll Free Phone 1-855-412-3330
Fax 506-658-6399
Primary Contact Joanna Zhao Duplessie, Coordinator, Simonds High School; Phone: 506-643-7422; Email:
Alternate Contact Sasha Mckenzie (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) & Tina Vallis (Tuesday, Thursday), Coordinator Assistant, Simonds High School; Phone: 506-643-7422; Email:
Mailing Address c/o The Work Room, SHS 
1490 Hickey Rd 
Saint John, NB E2E 4E7
Description & Services
Cross Reference Employment Counselling ; The Work Room
Description of service(s) The Work Room is a career resource centre developed through a joint partnership between the Department of Post-secondary Education, Training and Labour and Anglophone School District South to address key challenges facing school to work transition, unemployment and strategies to build a successful career. It is open to all students as well as the general public.  
The Work Room offers state-of-the art technology to facilitate career exploration, workshops, seminars, and information sessions. Internet-ready computers are available for the public to access job sites, develop resumes, and utilize assessment tools designed to assist with career development. A wide range of career videos, software programs and handouts are also available.  
If you want to know what skills you need to enter, stay in and succeed in the world of work, The Work Room has the answers.  
There are Work Rooms located at Kennebecasis Valley High School, Sussex Regional High School, Hampton High School, Simonds High School, Agar Place (Saint John), Fundy High School, St. Stephen High School, and Ganong Place (St. Stephen).
Hours Monday - Friday: 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Dates Program is Offered Open Year Round; closed statutory holidays.
Areas Served Saint John
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up 
Open to all members of the public. Individuals seeking employment assistance should make an appointment with a Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Employment Counsellor, at which time eligibility can be determined.
Languages English ; French ; Mandarin
Fees None
Location information
Site Location office entrance, near library.
Located In Community East Side (Saint John)
Address & Map
Simonds High School
1490 Hickey Rd
Saint John, NB E2J 4E7
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Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (30) Provincial Government ; (50) Non Profit
Print Material Career Planning Workshop Series: PACE-Plan to Achieve Career Excellence  
Resume / Cover Letter Writing, Interview skills, University, Colleges, Private Training, Military, Direct to Work, owning your own business and apprenticeship.
Service Categories Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Information ; Job Search/Placement ; Prejob Guidance

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