Xiyu Zhou

Xiyu is a recent finance graduate from Dalhousie University. She did two internships with TEAM Work Cooperative, and she loved the job as she felt she was helping people in the way they needed. Xiyu is grateful to be back in the TEAM Work office, utilizing her degree in a position with CASE (Canadian Association for Supported Employment). In her spare time, Xiyu likes trying new recipes, spending time with her friends and her two dogs.

Today Xiyu will be your Assistant Financial Controller. 

Denise Dunn

Denise hails from Halifax and having both parents with disabilities, has always been a strong advocate for persons with disabilities. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Mount St Vincent University; and she also has over 25 years of management/supervisory work experience including 15 years in supported employment in a social enterprise. Denise enjoys going for walks in her Dartmouth neighborhood and having chats with her neighbors and exploring Nova Scotia. Denise will always lend you a helping hand.

Today Denise is your Employment Support Practitioner.

Rozina Saeed

A highly organized, dedicated and professional individual who is extremely passionate and enthusiasm about working/supporting and building a thriving community that provides programs, services and support families, seniors and community members. Rozina is a strong visionary leader and manager who can motivate & inspire my team to be the best they can whilst focusing intently on the strategic aims of the organization.

Today, Rozina will be your Job Developer/Case Manager. 

Tyler Field

Born and raised in Halifax, Tyler enjoys being on or beside the ocean, travelling around the world, and sharing food with family and friends. From a family of counsellors his dedication to helping people started at home, continued through financial planning and now through coordinating access to equipment, training, and wage support funding for underrepresented individuals seeking employment.

Today, Tyler is your Opportunities Fund Manager

Kysha Bowden

Born and raised in Halifax, working with clients has always been a passion. With a big heart, kind soul and thirst for knowledge, she is dedicated to helping clients achieve their goals. When she is not at work, you could find her by the water reading, and taking in all the universe has to offer. 

Today Kysha will be your Case Manager / Lead - Women's Services 

Templeton Sawyer

Templeton Tyler Sawyer is a Youth Advocate who believes in education and growth. He is from Treasure Cay Abaco, Bahamas. He graduated with his Associate diploma degree in Marketing & Advertising Management from Holland College. He is currently in Halifax Nova Scotia to complete his Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing, minoring in Non-profit leadership at Mount Saint Vincent University, and working with TEAM Work as another valuable member of our team. Templeton enjoys the development, life skills and opportunities teamwork offers.

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Abigail Rogers

Abby was originally a co-op student from Dalhousie. Her experiences working with multiple community organizations led her to TEAM Work and we were lucky to keep her! Abby grew up in the beautiful Annapolis Valley but now considers Halifax to be her home. Walking into Abby’s office, you’ll feel vibrant but peaceful energy from the many plants she has squeezed in! She feels the right environment is a crucial aspect of working through goals. In her free time, you’ll find Abby gardening, reading a good thriller, or cooking something new.

Rob Casey

Rob has a big heart, a big laugh and a big beard! When you walk into our office, you can probably hear his laughter coming from down the hall. Rob enjoys spending time with his family and hiking in the woods. Rob has over 20 years experience in working with people with disabilties in educational, employment and residential settings and is ready to help you too! 

Today Rob will be your Career Link Program Coordinator. 

James Smith

Born in Halifax and raised in the small town of Middle Musquodoboit, James learned that neighbors are important and should stick together, and thus he decided he wanted to help people for a living. Whether critiquing a resume or helping a friend move, James is always game and always smiling. 

Today James will be your Case Manager Team Lead.


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