Jonathan Hall

Jonathan is an advocate for diversity and inclusion and believes in meeting others where they are in life. As he works with career practitioners, postsecondary institutions, and clients, Jonathan is a researcher, navigator, strategist, and administrator. Jonathan can help figure out a plan and works to identify potential assessments, supports, and resources, when needed, for people with disabilities interested in post-secondary education.

Today Jonathan is your Career Counsellor.

Daniel Riley

Originally from the U.K., Daniel grew up with a keen interest in helping others. He is also an avid soccer fan, and if you can’t find him in the office he is likely out on the soccer field. As with most things, the key to success comes down to teamwork, and he gets a kick out of working in collaboration with others to help them reach their goals.

Today Daniel will be your Client Service Coordinator.


Dave Wareing

Dave believes that one of the most important connections a person can have to their community is through employment. He is always happy to support initiatives that further inclusive employment. In his spare time he enjoys being outdoors and listening to some good rock and roll music.

Today Dave will be your MentorAbility Regional Coordinator


Hannah Hefler

Born a Prairie girl in Alberta, raised a Maritimer, Hannah has called Nova Scotia her home for over 30 years. Her dedication and passion for helping others comes from her own personal experiences. Hannah believes that everyone deserves to have a meaningful career and will help you think out of the box to achieve it if that’s what it takes!

Today Hannah is your GO-3D Project Coordinator 

Jeanette Paynter

For the majority of her career, Jeanette has worked in the accounting field in a not-for-profit organization. Her love of spreadsheets and reconciliations is widely known by those working with her. You will often hear her saying “I can create a spreadsheet for that."

Today Jeanette will be your Financial Controller.

Jeff Vander Velde

Jeff is very knowledgeable about all aspects of the job search process and is always willing to go that extra mile for clients. He is very creative, animated, engaging when presenting, and regularly shares his personal experiences to back up the content. With years of sales experience, lifelong learning, and a stint as an entrepreneur, Jeff has the professional life experience to teach clients how to sell themselves and what employers are looking for.

Today Jeff is your Jazz Aviation Program Coordinator.

Matt Jamieson

Matt hails from Nova Scotia but he loves to travel and experience new cultures. Although he holds space in the office, you will rarely find him there as he’s well known in the community for supporting people on the job. His career spans twenty years supporting people with disabilities across the country, but today Matt calls TEAM Work his home. You’ll find him spending time with his family and gaming with his 3 nephews during his off time.

Today Matt will be your School Liaison. 

Mike Little

Horses, Harley’s and Hockey- watching his grandson’s play- are some of Mike’s loves. But honestly, he’s been around for a while and he has got the stories to prove it! Mike has a wealth of experience in career development and is perfect for supporting both clients and employers.

Today Mike will be your Senior Business Coach

Marie-Josée Crawford

MJ is deaf since birth, and for the past 25 years, she has worked as a passionate advocate with deaf/hard of hearing individuals. When engaging with her clients and colleagues, she loves to discuss accessibility, deaf culture awareness and American Sign Language. Being strategic and creative in accommodations, MJ strives to tackle challenging employment paths; and, as an enthusiastic person and a dedicated volunteer, MJ enjoys playing some sports, travelling, watching movies and socializing with friends and family.

Elizabeth Fitzner

Liz is the go-to person if you are looking for a creative idea. Liz uses her creative side every day in her work as a Certified Career Development Practitioner, especially when it comes to facilitating workshops, job development and organizing TEAM Work events. Currently our Program Coordinator for ‘FUTURE READY New Opportunities,' Liz has also worked on other projects including ‘Career Link’ and the ‘Youth Employability Skills’ project. Liz has been with TEAM Work since 2012.

Today Liz will be your Future Ready, New Opportunities Program Coordinator


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