For the majority of people age 18 and upward, having a job is generally a large part of our existence and source of self-esteem. In addition to providing us with an income, employment has numerous other benefits for us. We feel a sense of purpose, we are productive in our day, are able to socialize with coworkers, we may receive training and have the ability to move around in the company depending on our strengths, we are connected; we are out in the world being part of something bigger. Good healthy things we should all experience in our lives…
Youth are passionate, vital, and eager to make a difference and be part of their communities. Young people bring many benefits to the workplace, including energy, adaptability, technological skill, and new perspectives. By supporting Youth with diversabilities in gaining employment, our aim is to help develop businesses in our community to truly reflect their customers. Well rounded staffing teams, including employees with developmental disabilities, reflect the values and ideals of the Chilliwack community, while helping to improve business culture and benefiting the bottom line of local employers.
Below is a listing of some of our candidates and a brief summary of their interests and capabilities. We welcome you to contact us for more information on these candidates, or to learn about others we may have, with specific skill sets to compliment your business.
- Adult Candidates
- Youth Candidates
Trill is a Spotify artist who composes and produces his own original music and short stories. He has strong communication skills and currently volunteers with the Production team at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Trill is
Hussan lights up any room he walks into. Hussan enjoys working around people and spreading happiness to those he meets. Hussan has gained experience in retail and merchandising and is currently looking for a part-time
Bart is a pleasure to be around and a charismatic young man. He has a great sense of humor and a joy to work with. Bart has years of experience as a merchandiser, as well as
Melinda is a quiet person who enjoys being around others. She is currently taking a Child Protection Training course as well as the Responsible Adult Training Course. Melina has experience working as a child minder
Rowyn is a quiet person who is looking for part time employment. She received a Lash Extension certificate and ultimately, she would like to work in this field. Rowyn has experience as a full-time staff
Keshia is a quiet and friendly person who likes to be around people. She has experience multi-tasking as a weight room attendant and as a dishwasher. Keshia is motivated to find part time and she
Angela is a creative and kind person who enjoys reading, getting out on her electric scooter and watching home renovation shows on TV. She volunteers at Mission Thrift Store and is looking for part-time work
Julie is a friendly young woman who loves country music, animals, and trying new things. She’s a two-time provincial gold medalist and a national gold medalist in Special Olympics bowling and enjoys being part of
Brandi is a shy lady with a sense of humor. She is a quick learner and her First Aid is current. Brandi would like to find a part time job preferably in a retail shop