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Community Projects (2009 - 2010)

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International Literacy Day 

A celebration of the programs and services available locally. A series of videos were launched that highlight local organizations offering programs and services in literacy and essential skills upgrading, and employment resources. Guest Speaker Brigid Hayes spoke on lifelong learning.   

 September 2009 in Smiths Falls 

Industrial Profile and Survey: In-Demand Career Opportunities

In a joint project with the County of Renfrew, employers in manufacturing, industrial sectors and healthcare were asked to provide information about current and future skilled worker shortages in both Renfrew and Lanark Counties. From these consultations, the following list of projected skilled trades and in-demand career opportunities was compiled.




Advanced Care Paramedic

Certified Computer Technician

Certified Welder

Civil Engineer


Diagnostic (Mechanical)

Diagnostic Imaging (Medical)

Electrician (Construction, Maintenance,


Engineering Technician

Floor Covering Installer

Instrument Mechanic

Lab Technician (Medical)

Licensed Engineer


Mechanics (including apprentices and entry level

tire and lube)


Personal Support Worker



Radiographer (Industrial)

Radiation Technician (Medical)

Registered Nurse

Registered Practical Nurse

Power Engineer


Tool & Die Maker

Ultrasonographer (Ultra Sound Technicians)


The Making Cent$ of Apprenticeship

The Making Cent$ of Apprenticeship Booklet and multimedia tool highlights the benefits of hiring apprentices within the skilled trades.

Making Cent$ of Literacy Renfrew County Making Cent$ of Literacy Lanark County
Making Cent$ of Apprenticeship - Renfrew Lanark Region Making Cent$ of Apprenticeship - 1000 Islands Region



Management Strategies For Success Workshops
The Management Strategies for Success Workshops assisted employers with the successful management and motivation of a multi-generational workforce. 

Jay McLaren Jeff Moore
Jay Mclaren Jeff Moore

Professor of Business
Algonquin College

Motivating Futures


February 2010 in Carleton Place and Renfrew