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OPENING DOORS TO LIFELONG
LEARNING AND CAREER SUCCESS

WHAT WE DO

We provide client centered employment and skills development services to individuals and businesses to build strong workforce ecosystems and thriving local communities.

WHO WE ARE

Built on the fundamental belief that everyone has the ability to succeed, Open Door Group is a non-profit organization that has been serving communities across British Columbia since 1976. 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.

WHAT WE OFFER

FOR JOB SEEKERS

FOR EMPLOYERS

MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS 

In person services are available at our WorkBC Centres, including access to our resource centres and 1:1 appointments. Please call for an appointment. If you drop by we will try to accommodate you following our COVID protocols. Our top priority is the health and safety of all our visitors, clients, and staff, and to follow guidelines from WorkSafe BC and the province of BC.

SOME OF OUR NUMBERS IN 2019/2020

people found employment through Open Door Group

%

employers who worked with Open Door Group would recommend us to other employers

Employers were most satisfied with the speed of hire from initial contact to filling the position and the timeliness of communications during the recruitment process.

people accessed the Thrive program to build skills and work towards personal goals

92% clients reported having gained personal development skills

83% clients reported that they achieved their personal goals (health, fiteness, employment)

pounds of produce harvested by Gardengate participants and donated to the local community

THE LATEST FROM OPEN DOOR GROUP

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Gardengate January Update

Gardengate January Update

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