Lighting the Way for People and Community


EMBERS, the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society, is a registered community economic development charity located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Since 2001, EMBERS has helped thousands of people facing barriers to work lead productive, fulfilling lives by offering economic and employment opportunities – including job placements, training and support.





What's New?


EMBERS Staffing January Employee of the MonthFeb 01, 2016

Each month, EMBERS Staffing Solutions recognizes 1 outstanding worker who is committed to turning his life around and working hard. The January 2016 winner is Darrel Feldtman.

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Ameresco Canada Partner ProfileJan 29, 2016

EMBERS Staffing Solutions works hard to help people get back to work, and important partners like Ameresco Canada make it possible by hiring our workers every day giving them the opportunity to work and become self-sufficient.

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End of Another 100 Boot ChallengeJan 11, 2016

Thanks to all our amazing supporters and donors, this year we surpassed our goal and raised enough for 142 pairs of work boots!

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