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Employment Options Series
June 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2021
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Join us as we explore employment options and supports for individuals with extra support needs. Over the durations of this series our guests will include a Provincial Employment Coordinator from CLBC, employment counselors, families with their employment stories, self advocates, employers and entrepreneurs.
Presented by Wayfinders. Wayfinders helps persons with a disability learn how to dream. We then help them develop a vision to make their dreams a reality.
- May 26, 2021: Entrepreneurs Randal Heppner (Artist) and BreeRobertson/ Gord Robertson (Bree’s seeds)
- June 2, 2021: Employ
er- SpeedFoodsLangl ey – CLBC WOW award winner – John Archibald, VPof Operations. Owners of multi A & W in the Langley area
- June 9, 2021: Selki
rk College. Alison Roy Program Coordina tor for SOAR (Steps to Opportunities and Readiness)
- June 16, 2021: Employ
er/ Employee. KersleyGeneral Store owners Christina Baird / Matt Allen with employees Ben Stein /Dwayne Toews. STAPLES – Cranbrook
- June 23, 2021: TBD
- June 30, 2021: TBD
Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not-for-profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability. FSI is unique in Canada and the only grass roots family to family organization that has a broad volunteer base.
FSI SUPPORTS AND SERVICES ARE FREE TO ANY FAMILY
You are invited to join FSI CONTINUING CONVERSATIONS, a private Facebook Group intended to continue conversations of support or provide an alternative platform for support. www.facebook.com/groups/fsicontinuingconversations/
All FSI Zoom sessions can be accessed by telephone only if access to computers and/or internet is a barrier. If you need assistance registering for any session, please call our office at 1-800-441-5403.