Making a difference

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Nancy Roberts
Katie Cudmore
Gordon Leverton
Rosemary Rooke
Deanna Dulmage
Bruce Maitland
Jackie Redmond
Glenn Collins

 Mission Statement:


We provide employment related services to facilitate resilient, vibrant and ever-changing communities.


We envision communities where all individuals can contribute to their full potential.


Respect, Integrity, Professionalism, Equality, Collaboration, Innovation, Transparency.


Our History

META has been working with employers and job seekers since 1979. Check out our history to see how we got to where we are today.


META started as a satellite office of the Vocational Department in the Kingston General Hospital providing work adjustment training through fee-for-service funding from MCSS and Canada Employment Services.


META was incorporated as a not-for-profit, registered charity with a volunteer board of directors.


META began offering itinerant services to ODSP clients in the Durham Region.


Our Whitby office opened offering fee-for-service, Job Finding Club and ODSP.


Our Whitby office was awarded funding to launch its Growth Opportunities (GO) program.


Our Belleville office was selected as a designated Employment Ontario site.


Our Belleville office received additional funding for youth employment.


Our Belleville office was selected to run the Summer Jobs Service (SJS), and funding for the Canada-Ontario Job Grant program began.


Our Supported Employment program began in our Belleville office. 


Our Whitby office opened its new Resource and Information Centre.

Our Programs

Through various programs funded by both the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development and the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, we offer the following broad suite of services:

Our Needs

We are looking for Board Members from the Quinte or Durham regions who have knowledge, skills, abilities, and other traits in any of the following areas:

  • Not-for-profit / Charity Governance
  • Strategic and Annual Planning
  • Organizational Performance Management
  • Risk Management
  • Finance / Accounting
  • Human Resources / Succession Planning / Law
  • Industry Knowledge (Social Services, Employment, Disabilities)
  • Communications / Public Relations
  • Government / Funder Relations
  • Information Technology
  • French Language Proficiency is an asset


Become a Part of Something Great!

Board Opportunity

META’s Board of Directors is actively seeking passionate, diverse, and experienced board members to contribute to the expertise and leadership of META.

Call our Executive Director at 613-966-9069 or email us at All applications will be considered within one month of receipt and only individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.