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Open Door Group is a non-profit organization built on the fundamental belief that everyone has the ability to succeed.  We have been serving communities across British Columbia since 1976.  Today, we continue to provide tailored employment services to individuals and businesses in order to build strong workforce ecosystems and thriving local communities.

Our mission is opening doors to lifelong learning and career success. We are committed to providing genuine care and a tailored service approach to everyone that walks through our door. Whoever you are, wherever you may be in your career journey, we are here to support you.

Our Programs

Open Door Group Programs

The Open Door Group offers a number of great programs that provide training and support for adults and youth with employment and other challenges.

Check out our WorkBC Centres & Jobs in Demand program in Vancouver, Kamloops and Sechelt, our THRIVE Programs in Vancouver and our Opportunities Fund program. You could be eligible for funding that could help with starting a business or provide short- term career-related training.

For more job search and education information, please go to: 

Impact Hiring Fair

2019 Impact Hiring Fair

Date: Thursday, September 26th, 2019

If you are currently looking for a job or are seeking more information about employment or disability services and resources in your area, we invite you to join us at the Impact Hiring Fair.

Date: Thursday, September 26th
Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Vancouver Community College – City Centre (250 West Pender St).

With diversity and inclusion being a top priority for a growing number of employers, this hiring fair brings together local companies who are looking to immediately fill talent gaps in their labour force and connects them to a talented pool of job seekers of all abilities.

Admission is free, and we have workshops facilitated by one of our partner organizations, Gastown Vocational Services, available to help you get job fair ready.

This venue is wheelchair accessible and ASL interpreters will be available on site as well.

Project EveryBody

PEBCelebrates Live! UN Int’l Day of Persons With Disabilities

Date: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Project EveryBODY’s PEBCelebrates Live! is the premier event in Vancouver held to recognize and celebrate the UN Designated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Presented by a collaboration of community and non-profit organizations embracing diversity and inclusion, it is a celebration that showcases the talents of people of all abilities. This event also honours the achievements of people with diverse abilities and advocates for thriving communities that are both diverse and inclusive.

PEBCelebrates Live! is proud to feature an Art Show and Sale during the day on December 3rd, while the evening program includes short films, dance, and other exciting live presentations. This event is family friendly and free to the public, and you will meet local artists whose creative gifts and personal stories will inspire you. Whether it is done through; music, art, performance, comedy or something else, there is something for EveryBODY at PEBCelebrates Live!