By: Karen Lai, Accessibility & Inclusion Consultant and Susanna Gurr, Managing Director BC Centre for Employment Excellence
In an effort to enhance sector capacity to provide employment services to individuals with complex, multiple disabilities, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI), in collaboration with Community Living BC (CLBC), is pleased to present three stories that … Continue reading
The 2016/17 Learning Initiatives in Rural and Northern BC (LIRN BC) Expression of Interest (EOI) is now available. The deadline is Monday, July 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (the Centre) is pleased to be launching a new initiative, The Disability Confident Companies in Vancouver, which will showcase selected businesses that have implemented inclusive practices for individuals with disabilities.
Free Webinar: Mapping Inclusive Employment Practices for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: A Participatory Research Mapping ProjectJune 3rd, 2015
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 23, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Rachelle Hole, Jon Corbett and Shawn deRaaf
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 18, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Irene Vaksman, JVS Toronto, Sadia Khan, ACCES Employment
Alternative Options and New Beginnings: What the Alternative Career Pathways Initiative Does for Skilled Newcomers in CanadaDecember 18th, 2014
This article was submitted by Nimmi Bangert, Alternative Career Pathways Coordinator at the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC).
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (CfEE) and CBI Consultants were pleased to make ten Advancing Inclusive Employment training bursaries available for practitioners to complete the Introductory Training on Customized Employment Level 1 online course, delivered by CBI.
For close to a decade, Specialisterne has established human resources practices that have successfully supported the engagement of both people with autism and employers in meaningful employment opportunities.
If one thinks of an Employment Services Centre in terms of a business model, then Job Developers can be thought of as the Sales and Marketing Team.
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (the Centre) is an independent research and knowledge sharing organization whose mission is to coordinate the best and emerging evidence about employment practices, programs and policy, and to disseminate and promote research into practice … Continue reading
Professional newcomers to Canada face a Catch-22 situation: They can’t get a job in their profession without Canadian experience and they can’t get Canadian experience because they can’t get a job.
In this episode of Learning From Practice, we profile a special culinary arts program offered to Aboriginal students by Stó:Lō Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training, or SASET.
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence organized a series of community consultations with service providers and practitioners in the employment services sector between November and February 2013.
How do people get jobs or training when they live in isolated areas, when there are no employment centres, no easy access to this kind of support in their community, when limited internet access prevents even the kind of online … Continue reading
One year ago today, on April 2, 2012, the route to finding a job in British Columbia changed dramatically.
This is the next story in our series Learning from Practice. Discover how Gastown Vocational Services takes an interdisciplinary approach to support people with mental health challenges.
A Unique Program from the Neil Squire Society Provides Free Online Computer Tutoring for Persons with DisabilitiesDecember 20th, 2012
The Neil Squire Society’s Distance Computer Comfort Program has helped dozens of people.
This is the first story in our new series, Learning from Practice, about how customized employment helped one young girl and one caring employer.
Travis, father of two, benefits from WorkAdvance, a program that identifies solid career paths for able-minded job seekers by concentrating on employers’ needs
The Globe and Mail profiles a recent immigrant who moved to Canada with expectations of working for a big Canadian company.