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The CJE Montréal team

Our multi-disciplinary team believes in young people’s potential and drive – and we strive to foster their self-reliance. Working in the fast-paced environment of the downtown core, our team provides a high level of professionalism and commitment on a daily basis.

Mariam Traoré

Reception and Administration Agent

Mariam is a new addition to the team and the first face you see when you walk into the CJE Montréal Centre-Ville. Versatile, welcoming and very dynamic, she will always be available to answer all your questions and will be able to direct you to the service best suited to your needs. Thanks to her DEP in secretarial studies and several experiences in administration and customer service, Mariam also provides essential administrative support to the entire CJE team.

Cristina Capogrosso

Administrative assistant

Cristina is a new addition to the team at CJE Montreal Center-Ville as an administrative assistant. She has many years of experience in CJEs as an accountant technician and holds the values of the organization at heart.

Martin Choquette

Executive Director

As part of CJE’s team for nearly 10 years, Martin devoted several years to developing our services for artists before taking on the role of executive director. He is committed to youth and is driven to help them enter Quebec’s employment market and benefit from its many opportunities. Martin sets his sights high! With his original ideas, he embodies innovation, a value that is important to CJE. Martin is a trained actor and an outstanding communicator. He is also a networker who likes to bring people together to spawn new ideas.

Francis Brisson

Youth Worker

Having worked for some 15 years with young adults on an unconventional course of life, Francis is well acquainted with the reality experienced by 18 to 29 year-olds. As part of the Focus project, he will be able to accompany participants who wish to return to school or the job market. His attentive ear and empathy, the warmth of his contact and his professionalism will accompany you throughout the path you choose to attain your vocational objective.

Hervé St-Jean

Youth Worker

Having worked with youth for the past ten years or so, Hervé has acquired plenty of valuable experience. He is an exceptional motivator who knows how to guide youth in the FOCUS program to help them meet their personal goals, including going back to school and entering the job market. As a resourceful individual with a solid sense of humour, Hervé is able to provide you with all the personalized support you need to achieve your goals.

Lamia Lamoudi

Services Coordinator

As an experienced employment counsellor, Lamia likes to get to the heart of the matter with all the job seekers she meets. She knows our multi-faceted clientele well and has in-depth expertise working with newcomers. Lamia is a key resource contact for young immigrants seeking to enter the workplace quickly. Whether in a one-on-one meeting or group workshop, Lamia is able assist and motivate you in your job search.

Marina Di Tiello

Employment Counsellor

Marina is passionate about her work as an employment counsellor and knows how to use her passion to enable job seekers to plan the best possible strategies. She is an attentive person who truly loves to help people. She takes the time to understand your situation fully before suggesting a personalized action plan. Marina is a versatile professional who does not back down from a challenge and she is always ready to implement new, interesting, and stimulating activities for our job seekers.

Pape Diagne

Community and school worker

Graduate in humanities and social sciences and in legal and political sciences, Pape joined the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Montréal Centre-ville team as a community and school worker. Through this role, he works jointly with schools to carry out volunteering and entrepreneurship projects, and to implement actions that promote school perseverance, a sense of belonging and the involvement of young people in the governance. Forged by scouting and student unionism, Pape will be happy to walk with you in the spans and in the mysteries of the common.

Marie-Lou Bariteau

Project Manager - Arts and Culture / Artistic Entrepreneurship Advisor

Graduate of the UQAM theater school and of the cultural animation and research program, actress and director of her theater company, Marie-Lou fell in love with the CJE MCV. She has held several positions there over the years. His critical sense, his entrepreneurial spirit, his anchoring in the cultural environment and his knowledge of resources allow him today to coordinate the various structuring projects of the CJE and the service to young artists.

Emanuel Robichaud

Project Officer - Nouvelle-Garde

Graduate of the UQAM École supérieure de théâtre and currently a master’s student, actor and director and founder of his own theater company, Emanuel joined the team of the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Montréal Centre-Ville ​​as program officer for Nouvelle-Garde. Having sat on various boards of directors and closely following cultural issues, he will support a cohort of young graduates as they join to the artistic community through internships with various organizations.

Juliandrée Bourque

Arts-Culture Project Development Officer

Actress, singer and visual artist, Juliandrée had the chance to participate in the second edition of Noublood in 2021. With her experience, kindness and thoroughness, she helps in the preparation and running of the next edition of the Noublood program.

Alice Boisvert

Mobilization Agent

Enthusiastic, Alice joins the CJE team and the Peter McGill neighborhood table as a mobilization agent. Her role is to mobilize residents around the issue of housing and green spaces in the neighborhood. Freshly graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology, Alice has been involved in the community sector for several years now. Her curiosity and thirst for learning allow her to easily get in touch with others in order to build a relationship of trust with everyone. Alice believes that citizen social involvement is an essential lever to combat social inequalities. This is why commitment is an important value in her eyes : to help the community on a small or larger scale.

Ashley Huang

Agente de mobilisation

Ashley brings her love of collaboration and community support to mobilization. In partnership with the Table de Quartier Peter-McGill, it leads projects around community issues such as affordable housing, green spaces, accessible transportation, and cohabitation. Ashley comes to this position with a master’s degree in urban planning and years of experience in social work and community development.

Charlotte Olivier

Art and culture project manager

Graduate of HEC in management of cultural organizations, Charlotte worked for several years in the Montreal visual arts community as a cultural worker with self-managed artist centers. Her experience in the management of artistic projects and the support of artists allows her today to act at the CJE Montreal Centre-ville as an Art and culture project manager.

Audrey Vignaud

Project manager - Antisalon 2023

Originally from France, Audrey specializes in the management of cultural projects, particularly musical, and events.

Passionate about the performing arts, Audrey has always been involved in this environment. Graduated in Cultural Management then in Administration and Production of Current Music, she has been evolving in the artistic sector for ten years, working for various organizations (label, festival, producer of shows) in Paris but also in Montreal, Quebec, within of the Festival Accès Asie in 2012.

In recent years, she has notably worked as a Project Manager on the tours of Florent Pagny, -M-, Kev Adams and Phil Collins.

She now operates from Montreal, Quebec, where she recently moved and puts her skills to work organizing the “Antisalon de l’Emploi” event powered by the CJE MCV.

Her primary motivation: to make culture, in the broad sense, a vector of social ties!

Matthew Bernier-Hudanish

Head of the Nouvelle Garde project and Project Manager of the Quartier Jeunesse

Graduate of the UQAM School of Theater in 2021, Matthew is an actor by training. He joined the CJE team as project manager for the Quartier Jeunesse, a space close to his heart. Being involved in various committees related to his artistic discipline, he is interested in the issues of the cultural milieu, then in the place of the next generation in the arts milieu. He also worked for several years in the community sector. In addition to accompanying young artists in the context of their internships with various cultural organizations, his work will consist of bringing to life, with the CJE community and through activities, the space of the Quartier Jeunesse. The QJ is a space that aims to allow fulfillment, both in professional and personal life. Do not hesitate to write to him if you wish to carry out your initiatives there.

Marjolaine Pilon

Communications Counsellor

Social networks have no secrets for Marjolaine, who loves to communicate with members of the CJE Montréal Center-Ville in different ways, with original, colorful and personalized publications. Her job fascinates her! With her studies in communication and public relations at UQÀM, she takes great pleasure in keeping CJE audiences informed and entertained: if you see a Carrefour publication appear on your news feed, do not hesitate to comment ! Marjolaine will be happy to answer you and chat with you!