Lighting the Way for People and Community

EMBERS, the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society, is a social enterprise and 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. Learn More

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Worker Finds Fulfilment Helping PeopleOct 16, 2018

Jim is EMBERS Staffing Solutions top pick for the September Employee of the Month award. After presenting him with his award, we sat down to chat with Jim and to learn about his experience with our temporary staffing agency.

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EMBERS Gone Global at Social Enterprise World ForumOct 09, 2018

Check out our Founder and CEO, Marcia Nozick, speaking at the Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland! Marcia spoke to over 1,400 delegates from 50 countries on how EMBERS is impacting peoples’ lives and the community through social enterprise.

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Vancouver Parks Stewardship Program Launched!Oct 02, 2018

EMBERS Eastside Works
EMBERS Eastside Works launched a Park Stewardship pilot program in conjunction with the City of Vancouver. Learn more about this movement in 5 parks so far.

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