Spark Employment Services, previously named Sudbury Vocational Resource Centre (SVRC) was established in 1986 to respond to restructuring that was taking place in the mining industry. SVRC rebranded to Spark Employment Services in 2019.
The initiative was called Project 25-44 and was designed to re-integrate males receiving social assistance back into the labour force. As a result of this highly successful program, the organization expanded to provide services in partnership with Federal, Provincial and Regional governments.
Spark Employment Services incorporated in 1986 and has charitable status.
Spark Employment Services Charitable Number 128101615RR0001.
The organization has a Board of Directors that is highly committed to maintaining a productive, warm and friendly environment where employment and training information can be obtained.
The Board of Directors, established the organization's mandate:
- to provide a resource centre to assist unemployed clients to secure employment
- to provide employment counselling and referral to other services and programs
- to network on issues regarding literacy/numeracy
- to provide literacy/numeracy to clients to ensure that the utilization of community programs, services and resources are available to the unemployed
- to enhance their employability
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 232
"Spark creates the space for you to gain insight and find your purpose."
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 222
"We pride ourselves in offering excellent client services."
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 226
Training & Skills Development Manager
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 244
"If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you. -Zig Ziglar"
Organizational Change Manager
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 286
"Here at Spark, we believe in making dreams reality. Assisting you in every way possible to help you achieve your desired career."
Marketing and Communication Officer
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 248
"Here at Spark, we strive to help you ignite your potential and find your path to success."
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 294
"It is exciting to be part of the Spark family. Together we enjoy many things like organized activities however we are most committed to helping clients achieve their dream!"
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 221
"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. - C.S. Lewis"
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 238
"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we're supposed to be and embracing who we are. - Brene Brown"
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 237
"Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, our greatest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure - Marianne Williamson"
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 250
"The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of others, but those who win battles we know nothing about."
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 296
"Here at Spark, we believe that learning is the first step towards a prosperous and successful journey."
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 249
Engagement Specialist/Job Developer
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 225
"“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” - Abraham Lincoln"
Engagement Specialist/Job Developer
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 231
"Personal and professional growth equals empowerment!"
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 235
"Beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. -B.B. King"
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 287
"Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen. –Brené Brown"
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 245
"Here at Spark, we are proud to provide you with the highest level of service with compassion, respect and guidance."
Phone: 7056712544 ext. 251
"Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it. -Brian Tracy"
Board of Directors
"I encourage anyone who is unemployed or underemployed to seek advice and assistance from our highly committed and talented staff. Follow your passion and continue to learn every day to stay relevant in a changing job market."
"The staff at Spark Employment Services are passionate about their work and are truly committed to delivering client centered services. It is their mission to support everyone on their journey to finding meaningful employment opportunities."
"As a Board member, I really enjoy learning about Spark activities and clients. I appreciate the opportunity to contribute time and energy that may contribute to personal success for folks in the Sudbury community. Chantal and her staff are leaders in their field and it’s a pleasure to be part of the Spark story."
"I hope that when clients leave Spark Employment Services, they have had a positive experience and were able to have more tools in their toolbox than they had when they entered our doors. "Be open to new experiences"
Young Leader on Board
"It is amazing to be a part of an organization with highly knowledgeable staff that help so many clients enhance their quality of life."