Jill has over 19 years’ experience working directly with Indigenous communities in areas of employment and training. She is the proud mother of three Mi’kmaq children residing in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People.
Jill is a Certified Career Development Practitioner through the Nova Scotia Career Development Association; also holding certification in Aboriginal Employment Development through the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies. Through her work she has developed and coordinated programming, partnering with Corrections Services Canada, and working closely with the Elder to delivered specific employment reintegration programming for the Indigenous inmates at the Springhill Federal Institution for 6 years.
Jill has extensive experience in the developing and coordinating programs, workshops, facilitation, case management and proposal writing. She has held representation within many working groups for inclusion. Jill held a Case Management position with the Native Council of Nova Scotia for 19 years prior to joining the AES teams in December 2021.
Certified Career Development Practitioner
Nova Scotia Career Development Association
Certified Aboriginal Employment Development
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies