Born and raised in Hamilton, Cole began his social services career in 2007 working in Youth Employment Services. Over the last ten years he has added experience in shelters, addiction centres, and housing services. For the past four years Cole has brought his skills to Hamilton Public Library. The Community Resource position was established in partnership with Wesley.

Cole has a passion for serving the community on multiple levels through volunteerism with street involved youth and victim services. Cole’s skill set also includes his Red Cross First Responder training and five years service with the Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserve.