We are a social enterprise organization that centers around employment to reduce homelessness.
Our focus is to integrate low-income individuals in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada back into society through dignified jobs at recognized corporations thus discontinuing the drug and sex market that the homeless resort to currently.
Survey over 250 non-profits in the DTES to better understand the roots of homelessness and building proof of model. An additional purpose of this survey is to also find all the gaps that are still in the DTES.
Provide donations for low income vendors at the DTES Street Market to sell on top of their social assistance. The purpose is to help people in need build and exercise their leadership, persistence, and willpower.
Once additional funding is secured, we will employ 10 individuals at the Street Store Vancouver for 1 year to build skills and perseverance. Further, we are planning to transition 10 individuals into long-term employment from this pilot.
Thank you for your interest in participating in ETE. Although we encourage everyone to apply, to qualify as a potential candidate you must meet specific requirements ETE set. We are sorry to inform you that not everyone will be contacted.