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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 Jobs in Demand programs in Vancouver, Kamloops and Sechelt, our THRIVE and Trades Training Programs in Vancouver and our UnTyou are 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: 

The UnTapped Workplace Inclusion Awards

British Columbia UnTapped BC Workplace Inclusion Awards

The Open Door Group BC UnTapped Workplace Inclusion Awards recognize and celebrate BC businesses and individuals who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion in their workplaces. Our 2018 winners were selected from over 120 nominees and we honor and recognize them:

Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Leadership – Abbott, CEO Atira Women’s Resource Society 
Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Strong Voices –  Ash MacLeod, Save On Meats 
Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Small Sized Business  – Murphy Battista LLP 
Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Medium Sized Business – Back in Motion Rehab. Inc.
Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Large Sized Business  – Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Social Enterprise or Not For Profit – Quest Food Exchange

Information on nominating a business and the date of the next Untapped Gala will be posted soon.

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!