“Never Give Up”: commitment to inclusivity helps new hire find dream job

Justin Farano, a 22-year-old man with autism, is still revelling in the victory of finding his own dream job as an administrator at Vancity. A company that prides itself on its inclusive hiring policies, Vancity creates a welcoming and respectful workplace where peoples’ diverse abilities are celebrated and cherished.

A posAbilities Q&A: From Practicums to posAbilities

At posAbilities we're always looking for new and talented individuals to join our team. One of the many areas of employment we engage in is hiring practicum students from colleges and institutions across the province. Since placements can turn into full-time jobs, we'd like to share the unique stories of two of our students turned employees, Diane and Angelica.

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...

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...