Christine Riley - New Leaf Enterprises Trainee
Christine has been with our skills training and support employment program, New Leaf Enterprises, for four years. At New Leaf Enterprises, Christine spends time working in the kitchen which she loves! She enjoys working with the staff who she feels challenge her and help her learn new things, like cooking and healthy eating skills.
Christine also spends time at the New Leaf Cafe at Parkstone where she helps customers in the cafe, and at the Cafe at the Rehab Centre. Christine has a paid work placement at the Canada Games Centre, as well, where she helps with cleaning tasks and organizes equipment in the gym. She loves the staff there and says they really make her feel as though she is a part of the family! As a staff member she gets to work out at their gym which she loves and helps her stay active and healthy.
Christine also wishes to thank Carlton McDonald, who is the Job Developer with New Leaf Enterprises. Carlton is the person who helped Christine to get the Canada Games Centre job and gave her this great opportunity to work at a job she loves!