Precious Early Years Daycare – Employer of the Month

Contributed by posAbilities Employment Service Congratulations to Precious Early Years Daycare for being our Employer of the Month! Precious Early Years is a childcare centre that promotes creativity, growth and individualism. It has been providing services since 2012 and continues to be an integral part of the community. Their goal is to help children to reach their full potential through social, emotional, physical and intellectual activities. The children at Precious Early Years Daycare enjoy a fun and stimulating environment every...

A Final Sayonara from our Summer Students

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker Remember those four interns we welcomed from Simon Fraser University’s Co-Op program back in May? Well, another Co-Op term has come and gone, and the communications crew and I are wrapping up our summer here at posAbilities. It feels like just yesterday that we were confused little rookies trying to find our place in the office. Fast forward to 93 days later (but who’s counting) and we’re ready to take on the world!...

Summing up our Summer Camps: July Session

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker Poster visible in posAbilities Employment Services The first session of posAbilities’ Summer Camps went out with a bang! These past two weeks were chock-full of learning and fun, and couldn’t have been so successful without the hard work of the kids, the camp counselors, and everyone in between. Head Start Employment Camp Head Start kicked off each morning at posAbilities Employment Services (PES) as an innovative and engaging camp which taught kids from...

Diving into Diversity: A Journey to Cultural Respect & Inclusion

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker, and Monique Nelson, Director of Community Engagement It’s a word that can be defined in many different ways. At posAbilities, diversity is a value that we strive to recognize and appreciate. It is acknowledging and valuing the variety of characteristics that make up individuals, characteristics which make each and every one of us unique.  Or in the words of American entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes magazine Malcolm Forbes, is it “the art of thinking independently...

The 13th Annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale: Registration Now Open!

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker “Creativity takes courage” – Henri Matisse Experience exciting new works in a variety of media, live art demonstrations, entertainment and more! Preparations are now underway for the posAbilities 13th Annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale on October 3rd from 5:00pm-8:00pm and October 4th from 11:00am-6:00pm at Heritage Hall (3102 Main Street, Vancouver). Come by and take a journey through the artistic minds of creators with diverse abilities. View stunning creations from hundreds of talented artists...