News

Find out about what’s happening at Open Door Group, and hear about the latest client successes! Open Door Group spearheads a number of events and initiatives that promote broader societal changes toward thriving communities that are diverse and inclusive.

Check back regularly to find the latest updates for UnTapped and Project EveryBody.

Announcements

Lillooet Open House – Feb 2

Lillooet Open House – Feb 2

Curious about what services we have to offer, but not sure about working with us?  Drop in during our Open House between 8:00am and 4:30pm on Friday, February 2 for a casual chat, and get to know us over coffee and snacks. Find out about: Work and training resources...

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Sechelt Trades Hiring Fair: February 16th, 2018

Sechelt Trades Hiring Fair: February 16th, 2018

Calling all job-seekers and employers in Sechelt trades! We are excited to be partnering with the shíshálh nation to host a Trades Hiring Fair on Friday, February 16th. This event couldn’t come at a better time: according to BC’s Labour Market Outlook...

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Gardengate Program Breaking New Ground in Kamloops

Gardengate Program Breaking New Ground in Kamloops

Open Door Group’s Gardengate Horticulture Program is growing its services thanks to a new space set to break ground this spring! The program team is in the process of building a brand new two-thousand square foot facility, with construction set to break ground this spring.

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Client Spotlights

Tom’s Story: An Outdoor Journey to Mental Wellness

Tom’s Story: An Outdoor Journey to Mental Wellness

Tom was a 21-year-old living with bipolar disorder when he arrived at South Hills Tertiary Psychiatric Rehabilitation Centre in June of 2016. His mental illness caused him to feel confused and exhausted at times, and initially, Tom’s support workers found that he...

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Ashley’s Story: Securing Meaningful Employment

Ashley’s Story: Securing Meaningful Employment

After years working in the fast food industry, Ashley felt undervalued and unappreciated. She reached a breaking point and spontaneously quit, but was then unsure about which industry to turn to. In this time of uncertainty and frustration, Ashley found Open Door...

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Lycia’s Story: Searching for Healthier Communities

Lycia’s Story: Searching for Healthier Communities

After getting laid off in 2013, Lycia had been unsuccessfully job searching for a year. She had her mind set on working in gerontology, or aging care, and community development work. However, the field was highly competitive, and Lycia needed extra support and...

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Client Spotlights

Nicole’s Story: Working Together for the Right Fit

Nicole’s Story: Working Together for the Right Fit

Nicole transitioned into Open Door Group’s WorkBC program from the former Aspire program in the winter of 2014. A 30-year-old from Kamloops, she faced challenges very early in her life. Nicole was born late, with a bulging fontanel and a club foot, and battled a...

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