Tag Archives: diverse abilities

Service with a Smile: How Inclusive Workplaces Benefit Everyone

While people line up to order their coconut milk, ginger and turmeric smoothies and kale, quinoa and sweet potato salads, a young woman works quickly and quietly in the storeroom packing vitamin supplements for mail order clients. It’s a healthy place to be this Wednesday lunch hour at Nature’s Fare Markets in Vernon, in an […]

Reading Up: How Skills Training & Support Brought Christie Back to School

A learning disability could have prevented Christie Baker from getting the training and education she needed for work, but thanks to WorkBC, she has been able to overcome a number of obstacles on her path to becoming a human service worker. Diagnosed with a learning disability when she was 13, Christie Baker struggled with reading […]