WE FOR SHE: Championing the Next Generation

Contributed by: Justine Chubb, Senior Communications Specialist   Speak up.  Step up.  Act up.  More than 1,400 attendees took part in the fourth annual We for She Conference on November 17, 2017, pledging to “step it up for gender equality.” The event was presented by the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, Government of British Columbia, and the Women’s Enterprise Centre. The 2017 We for She Forum is one of North America’s largest gatherings of women’s organizations, companies, experts, business leaders,...

2017 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications & Event Planning Intern  As we welcome the month of December, we turn our attention to promoting an understanding of disability issues, increasing awareness of the rights of persons with disabilities, and supporting their inclusion in every aspect of life. On Friday, December 1st, 2017, the annual celebration of the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities returns to the Roundhouse Arts and Recreation Centre with PEBcelebrates! Since its launch by the United Nations in 1992,...

Behind the Scenes at Alternative Creations Studio

Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications & Event Planning Intern Rosie loves to paint flowers. Her favourite type to paint? Roses! In fact, in one of her most memorable pieces, Rosie incorporates real rose petals into her design. She began by drawing the silhouette of a body onto her canvas, and then took to the outdoors, on the hunt for the best, biggest and brightest rose petals she could find. Once Rosie was satisfied with her collection, she brought her petals...

I Grow, You Grow, We All Grow with iGrow

Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications & Event Planning Intern Did you know that posAbilities offers innovative and fun learning experiences to our team members outside of the office? Supporting your personal development is important to us, which is why we’ve welcomed iGrow into our agency, a wellness initiative that emerged from employee feedback and involvement. Our full-time, part-time, and casual employees can qualify to receive the iGrow reimbursement, a financial incentive for personal development activities outside of work to encourage well-being. Maybe you’ve...

Explore and Engage in Career Development at posAbilities

  Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications & Event Planning Intern   Identify your Strengths & Values • Explore your Options • Plan your Actions • Design your Future Taking the time to think about your personal growth and career development is important to you, your future and your employer. At posAbilities, we value and recognize our team members’ talents, skills and zest for building more inclusive communities. We also aspire to provide support and a rich learning environment, so that...