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...

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!...

The 2017 Spring Believe, Engage & Inspire Awards

  Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker From left: Tina Reilhan, Danzante Caldera, Rosemary Schwarz, Teena Miller, Pam Balog, Louise Blackwell, Anita Parti and Joshua Hunter “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle You’ve put hours of blood, sweat, and tears into your latest project at work. Not only did it call for you to step up into a leadership role, and not only was it under a tight deadline,...

A Day In a Working Man’s Life

Contributed by Tammy McEvoy, posAbilities Employment Service Well trained and well prepared, I observe Bob’s move with confidence through his day. Bob is busy and hasn’t noticed yet that I have pulled up in the parking lot. I’ve come to check in with him today and see how he is doing. As I gather together my papers I’ve brought to take notes from my car seat, I can hear him through my open window. He is explaining and planning how...