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Our People

    Meet the Team

    Employment Action’s success is the result of a dedicated team of skilled employment professionals who are ready and eager to support job seekers in their journey to find employment. The team works hard to provide job seekers with the necessary skills and resources to be successful with their search. The Employment Action team members value a collaborative and supportive approach and are committed to continuous improvement.


    Rob Cumming - Director of Support Services

    Rob leads a dynamic team of staff who deliver a range support programming for underserved populations including people living with HIV and diverse members of the 2SLGTBQ+ community. The services provided by his team include employment supports, Positive Youth Outreach, Women’s Support Programming, Gay Men’s Coffee Night, and lunch programs and social support network for people living with HIV. He is passionate about bringing out the best in his team and in building capacity for the communities we serve.

    Clive Gray - Employment Consultant & Tax Clinic Coordinator

    Clive returns to Employment ACTion as our new Employment Consultant.  Many service users will know Clive as the Service Access Coordinator and Tax Clinic Coordinator with ACT.  As an HIV+ man Clive has a broad knowledge of the challenges faced by people living with HIV on a daily basis and has connected service users to many programs and services within ACT and around the country.

    His global experience as a Senior Manager and Consultant in the Arts & Business Worlds encompasses a wide array of skills and talents. He has experience in the operation of major international arts venues, festivals, full cycle recruitment, training, development, and coordinating IT infrastructure. He brings his seasoned skills in project management that involves international undertakings such as Dewan Filharmonik Petronas [Malaysia], Edinburgh Festival Theatre, and The Edinburgh International Festival.  He also has extensive business experience in global product sourcing, manufacturing, quality control, import and trade logistics that he is able to parlay into his current role.  His commitment to exceptional customer care is fueled by his personal philosophy by Shep Hyken: “Make every interaction count, even the small ones. They are all relevant.”

    In his free time, Clive loves to travel.  He can also be found in the kitchen preparing delicious meals and baking sweet and savoury treats for his family and friends.

    Rebal Arrar - Employment Consultant & Retention Administration Coordinator

    Rebal is a dedicated advocate with a passion for empowering marginalized communities. With over five years of experience at Employment ACTion, he fosters connections between service users, staff, and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) personnel to ensure ongoing support and success of our service users. He holds a degree in a health science and prioritizes exceptional customer service and program delivery. Additionally, Rebal co-founded a non-profit organization, and volunteers at multiple refugees sponsoring organizations across Canada. Committed to amplifying marginalized voices, he believes in inclusive decision-making processes, and the importance of inviting everyone to speak and voice their opinions. In his leisure time, he indulges in contemporary Arabic poetry and enjoys the company of his bird, Lux.