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Professional and Personal Development

The Region of Durham supports life-long learning and provides employees with opportunities and resources for skill development and growth in a variety of topics including but not limited to:

  • Internal, in-class workshops related to core competency skill development
  • Internal IT related skill development
  • Wellness related information sharing sessions/workshops*
  • Health & Safety related skill development and re-certification
  • Performance feedback and development planning
  • Leadership development
  • Technical and job-specific educational support
  • Career planning resources

All new employees hired in a regular full time or regular part time capacity begin their learning journey with attendance at our monthly Corporate Orientation session where they gain an understanding of the corporation as a whole, including governance and the wide range of services the corporation provides to the residents of Durham Region.

Other on-site opportunities available at a minimum cost to the employee include:

  • Yoga and fitness classes*
  • Weight Watchers*
  • Nutrition programs*
  • Toastmasters Club*

*dependent on work location