EPC Peterborough

About

Mission Statement

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that aims to provide superior career development and employment related programs and services.

Organization Background

Formerly known as the Employment Planning & Youth Career Centre, our name has changed to better reflect the diversity of employment-related programs and services offered to all members of the community.
Since our programs are supported by government employment, education and training initiatives, you can be assured that the programs we offer provide effective outcomes. Whether you choose just one program, or opt for a comprehensive range of programming and services, you'll see why we've been able to build a reputation based on quality.

Public Services & Resources

We offer access/referral to a wide variety of government-funded programs and resources to give both employers and individuals the employment edge. Please contact us at (705) 748-9110 for more detailed information and current list of government-funded programs and resources.

Contact Us

Still need more info?

Take a moment to review the sections on this page for more information on our programs and services, or contact us directly!  We’re happy to answer any of your questions.

EPC Staff Directory

Name Position Phone
  705.748.9110
Executive Director  
Employment Services , Manager 705.748.9110 ext. 228
Administration, Finance 705.748.9110 ext. 224
Administration 705.748.9110 ext. 226
Administration 705.748.9110 ext. 256
Mary Lalonde Reception 705.748.9110
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 229
Zhaleh Barideh Assistant 705.748.9110 ext. 242
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 232
Job Developer 705.748.9110 ext. 257
Resource Centre
705.748.9110 ext. 222
Youth Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 243
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 233
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 225
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 231
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 248
Youth Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 259
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 240
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 239
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 236
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 238
Job Developer 705.748.9110 ext. 241
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 227
Youth Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 253
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 235
Counsellor 705.748.9110 ext. 234

EPC Board Of Directors

  • Chris Russell (Chair)
  • Bill O’Byrne
  • Jason Becker
  • Gloria Edwards
  • Jack Adams
  • John Dewar
  • Mary Percy
  • Mary-Lynn Koekkoek
  • Peter Robinson

Privacy Policy

Legal Statement

Protecting your privacy is important to Employment Planning & Counselling - Peterborough and all other web sites owned and operated by Employment Planning & Counselling - Peterborough.

We hope the following policy information will help you understand how we collect and safeguard the personal information you provide on our web sites.


Privacy Statement

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) has established rules that Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough has used as a guide to be compliant with PIPEDA.


Information Collection

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough collects and stores only the information we need to ensure efficient delivery of our programs and services. We will not sell, lease or otherwise distribute any personal and/or subscription information.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough web sites use a standard technology called a "cookie" to collect information about how you use the site.

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough is not responsible for any improper use of your personal information that is beyond our reasonable control. However, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us. In this regard, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data while you are on the Internet.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough web sites contain links to other sites. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, please understand that we are not responsible for the content of, or the privacy practices employed by, other sites.


Privacy Policy

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough is committed to ensuring the protection of personal information of our employees, clients and users of all web sites owned and operated by us.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough collects and stores only the information we need to ensure efficient delivery of our programs and services. We will not sell, lease or otherwise distribute any personal and/or subscription information.


The Ten Privacy Principles

Principle 1 - Accountability
  • Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough is responsible for all personal information under its control. We have established policies and procedures to comply with our privacy code and have designated staff to be accountable for compliance.
Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will identify the purpose for which personal information shall be collected, prior to or at the time the information is to be provided. We will contact you if information is to be used for a purpose not previously identified.

Principle 3 - Consent

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough understands the knowledge and consent of individuals are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, except where exempted by law.

Principle 4 - Limiting Collection

The collection of personal information will be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough.

Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention

Personal information shall not be used or disclosed for any purposes other than for the purpose identified at the time of collection unless we have the consent of the identified individual or as required by law.
Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

Principle 6 - Accuracy

Personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.

Principle 7 - Safeguarding Customer Information

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough protects personal information with safeguards deemed appropriate to the sensitivity of the information it collects.

Principle 8 - Openness

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will make available to individuals specific information about its management of personal information policies and practices.

Principle 9 - Access

Upon request, Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will inform individuals of the existence, use and disclosure of their personal information and provide access to that information. Individuals can verify the information for accuracy and can request information be amended as appropriate.

Principle 10 - Handling Complaints and Inquiries

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will provide procedures to receive and respond to complaints or inquires of the policies and practices of Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough's handling of personal information. These procedures will be accessible to individuals upon request.

 


Collection of Personal and Confidential Information On-Line

We currently collect information from users when they register for services available on web sites owned and/or operated by Employment Planning & Counselling - Peterborough.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough collects information from both Jobseekers and Employers at the www.jobspeterborough.ca web site.


Employers

When an Employer registers with www.jobspeterborough.ca they are required to provide their name, company name, e-mail address, web site URL, address, city, postal code, telephone number, facsimile number to asssit with posting job openings on-line and if approved by Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough.

When an Employer requests cancellation of their profile, all information will be deleted from our database. Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough will not sell, lease or otherwise distribute any information supplied to an outside source.
At our discretion we can disable and/or terminate the account of any user who may be infringing the intellectual property rights of others. Furthermore, Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough reserves the right to deny any registration request.


E-mail

When e-mail is sent to us you provide your name (or tag), e-mail address, and information contained in the body and/or attachments included in the e-mail. This information will only be shared with persons outside of Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough when you have provided prior consent and when it is required to effectively fulfill your request. Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough retains all e-mail correspondence indefinitely.


Cookies

A cookie is a small text file on the user's browser and hard drive that uniquely identifies the user's browser. There are two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Session cookies are temporary and are erased when the browser exits. Persistent cookies remain on the user's hard drive until the user erases them or until they expire.

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough only uses SESSION cookies to identify clients. When you login to Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough a session cookie is placed on your browser with an identification string. This cookie is sent back to our server with each page you request. In turn, we use this identification string to retrieve your personal information from our secure database, and send back the requested page.

Each time you login to Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough a new session cookie with a new identification string is set on your browser. Cookies are a widely used, secure method of maintaining a session with a member of our site.
If you do not have cookies enabled on your browser then Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough still provides a method to maintain a session called URL rewriting. Each time you login to our site we append the identification string to the end of the URL you request. This is the same string that would have been placed in a session cookie if your browser was enabled to accept them.

A typical session cookie identification string would look like this:

jsessionid=E9625E9814A855BFB2DFC871E1E0B06D


Employee Confidentiality

Employees of Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough are required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement. The Confidentiality Agreement demonstrates Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough's commitment to protecting the confidentiality of information held by us.


Limitation of Liability

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough tries to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and security but acknowledges that complete confidentiality is not yet possible over the Internet.

Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough collects and stores only the information we need to ensure efficient delivery of our programs and services. We will not sell, lease or otherwise distribute any personal and/or subscription information.
You acknowledge and agree that Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough and it's subsidiaries shall not be responsible for any damages you suffer as a result of the transmission of sensitive information over the Internet and that such communications will be at your own risk.


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