Working Together

Burnaby BC Workshop Series: Disclosing Your Disability to Potential Employers May 30, 2018

Are you a person¬†with an injury, illness, or disability? Come join us on the last Wednesday of every month, from 2:30pm to 4:00pm, at our Head Office in Burnaby. Disclosing a disability is a subject many people struggle with when applying for employment. Working on how to disclose comfortably is very useful throughout your job […]

Anna, Working Together participant

May 16, 2018 Anna Excels at Her First Summer Job

Anna is a Grade 11 student who is extremely involved in her community. She has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. Anna approached the Neil Squire Society because she wanted to work and had no prior experience.

Brendon, Working Together participant

April 25, 2018 Brendon Gains More Hours at His Job with Working Together

When Brendon joined the Working Together program, he was working one shift a week at Staples. With his newfound knowledge through the program, he increased his hours without needing to look for additional employment.

Mirjana at her desk with Roch Fortin and her assistive setup

April 4, 2018 Mirjana Shines at Maple Roch and in Her Community

Mirjana, who has albinism, was hired to work full-time at Maple Roch after her wage subsidy came to an end. Now she is an integral part of the organization. In addition, her volunteer work in her community recently bagged her some awards.

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