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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Work Boots are More than just a PaychequeJan 15, 2019

It’s your last chance to give to our annual 100 Boot Challenge. Our community of workers needs your support. Every week at EMBERS Staffing Solutions, over 250 people head out to work. Often, they do not have the equipment and gear they need to be successful.

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Employee of the Month Stays in Shape with Temp WorkJan 03, 2019

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

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EMBERS Helps Worker of the Month Earn Five Construction TicketsDec 11, 2018

Harmanjit is EMBERS Staffing Solutions top pick for the November Employee of the Month award. He works out of our Surrey branch, and after presenting him with his award, we sat down to chat with Harmanjit to learn about his experience with our temporary staffing agency.

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