Contact

25 Main Street South
Kenora, ON
Canada
P9N 1S8

Phone: 807-468-1911
Fax: 807-468-6940
Email: info@leapforjobs.ca

Our office hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday » 9-5
Wednesday » 9-6:30
Friday » 9-4

FREE WiFi!


Staff Directory


Executive Director

Nikki Faulds

What was your first job?
Housekeeping.

What advice would you give youth just starting out in the workforce?
To be on time for your shifts and to have good communication with your superiors/boss.

What are you happiest doing outside of work?
Being on the lake with my family.

What is your favourite aspect of working for LEAP?
The connections that I’ve made within the community.

Three words that best describe you:
Compassionate, Motivated, Sensitive.


Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Taylor Loney

What was your first job?
Cashier at a grocery store.

What advice would you give youth just starting out in the workforce?
Always do more than what is expected of you and never assume you are unqualified for a position – there is no harm in trying!

What are you happiest doing outside of work?
I enjoy spending time outdoors and being with friends and family.

What is your favourite aspect of working for LEAP?
Making connections in the community and working in a collaborative environment that allows me to express my creativity.

Three words that best describe you:
Artistic, Hardworking, Easygoing.


Youth Program Coordinator

Chayla Fonger

What was your first job?
Cashier/Stocker at a Dollar Store.

What advice would you give youth just starting out in the workforce?
Know that the door that opens may be the right door OR simply a step towards the next door to open. Experience it all and keep that genuine smile on your face.

What are you happiest doing outside of work?
I love spending time with my friends and family, doing anything outdoors and watching my son grow up.

What is your favourite aspect of working for LEAP?
My favorite thing about my job is the opportunity to work alongside my colleagues. They are always super motivated and inspire me daily.

Three words that best describe you:
Hardworking, Positive, Creative.


Employment Advisor

Rory Stouffer

What was your first job?
Runner/server support at a restaurant.

What advice would you give youth just starting out in the workforce?
Show up every day with a positive attitude and confidence in your ability to learn and perform. Take advantage of opportunities and don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone, you never know what you might find out about yourself! 

What are you happiest doing outside of work?
Playing music and spending time outside with my friends and family.

What is your favourite aspect of working for LEAP?
Getting the chance to help people in our community get excited and achieve their goals. As well as working with like minded and enthusiastic people! 

Three words that best describe you:
Positive, Empathetic, Sincere. 


Employment Advisor

Raylene Johnston

What was your first job?
Sales associate at a clothing store.

What advice would you give youth just starting out in the workforce?
First jobs can be intimidating at the beginning but don’t give up! Take this new experience one step at a time, you will be surprised how far you can go.  

What are you happiest doing outside of work?
I love being outside, but when I’m not outside you can find me doing paint-by-numbers or playing Guitar Hero.

What is your favourite aspect of working for LEAP?
I love that I am able to make connections with others and the community. I am passionate about helping others and there is no better feeling than seeing someone become more confident and reach the goals they have set for themselves.

Three words that best describe you:
Empathetic, Energetic, Friendly.


Employment Advisor

Madyson Bridge

What was your first job? Sales associate at a clothing store.

What advice would you give youth just starting out in the workforce? Always try your best! Show up everyday with a positive attitude, confidence in yourself, and a smile on your face. You never know how far that will take you!

What are you happiest doing outside of work?
I love spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, listening to music and golfing!

What is your favourite aspect of working for LEAP?My favourite aspect about working for LEAP is being able to help others in our community. I love being able to help people achieve their goals and get excited about their future.

Three words that best describe you:
Positive, Empathetic, Hardworking.