Marcia Nozick Speaks About Trico Win
Trico Charitable Foundation’s Social EnterPrize awards were created to recognize and celebrate leadership and excellence in social entrepreneurship across Canada. This year these awards were presented to four organizations at the 2013 Social Enterprise World Forum.
Trico Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce our 2013 Social EnterPrize Gold award winner in the Under $1M Revenue category:
Vancouver’s EMBERS Staffing Solutions is Canada’s only non-profit temporary staffing business. Their mission is to provide employment opportunities to people facing employment barriers. Their economic mission is to grow in profitability in order to generate a source of income to reinvest into EMBERS employment programs, which assist and train their workers. In the last 4.5 years, EMBERS has employed over 1100 people with more than 50% transitioning into full-time work. They are currently scaling up their enterprise as they’ve grown from averaging 8 people a day just six months ago, to 35-40 people a day currently.