Helping people overcome barriers to reach their goals is what Susan Sorensen, a CLBC facilitator from Surrey, B.C., always wanted to do. “The most enjoyable part of the job is developing meaningful relationships with individuals and families and trying to assist them to get the help they need,” says Susan. “But this is not done alone; it is done in partnership with families, my colleagues, government organizations and community partners. When they say ‘it takes a village’, it really does.”
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“British Columbia’s economy is thriving but to be a truly inclusive province, we need everyone to have the tools they need to participate in the workforce and build the life they deserve,” says Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.
Learn how a new WorkBC contract, delivered by Neil Squire Society, will equip people with disabilities with adaptive technology to open #employment opportunities and help them thrive in the workplace.
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Congrats to both Alexander & Madison on their new roles!Our incredibly talented and hardworking chair and mentor Alexander Dominic Magnussen has stepped down as our Semiahmoo House Society chair to work for CLBC Start with Hi and Stay Connected as one of their 5 provincial Strategic Initiative Planners. Alex will continue as our mentor and as you can see is doing a great job! Madison VanOene will be our temporary board representative for the season as we listen to the members who are interested in the position. Congratulations to both Alex and Madison! #selfadvocate #inclusioncounts #equallyempowered ... See MoreSee Less