Employment Mentorship Support Project (ConnecTra Society)

Are you a caring individual with a desire to inspire, inform, and engage people with disabilities? Or are you looking for employment and to increase your community involvement?

Then join ConnecTra Society’s Employment Mentorship Support Project as a volunteer mentor or participant today!

As a volunteer mentor, you will support individuals with physical disabilities in various areas of their lives, such as employment training, education, and recreation.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 year previous employment experience
  • A criminal record check for vulnerable adult
  • Commit to volunteering over an eight-month period
  • Attend a day-long volunteer orientation. Next session:
    • Sunday Aug 27, from 10am-3pm
    • Multipurpose Room # 4. Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way
    • There will be a free lunch!
    • Reimbursement for parking and Translink passes will also be provided for volunteer mentors

Download the application form now!

As a participant, you will be matched with a mentor for an eight-month period of job search, after which you will receive a $125 stipend.

For more information, please visit the ConnecTra website or contact: David Parke at dppowder@gmail.com and 604-839-0557.

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The Employment Mentorship Support Project is in partnership with University of British Columbia’s Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science. 

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