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Employ To Empower

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Employ to Empower supports residents in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community by providing access to development and entrepreneurial resources. Our resources include affordable microloans and business mentorship, with the goal of having a long-term impact on our members’ personal and economic well being. We also actively advocate for creating positive social change in the Downtown Eastside.

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Help Us Raise

Third Party Fundraisers

Advocate for Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside by hosting your very own fundraiser. All proceeds will go towards Employ to Empower’s programs.

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Join The Team

Volunteer With Us

Get hands-on experience by volunteering at an event and get the opportunity to see who you’re supporting directly.

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Join The Movement

Become An Advocate

Want to advocate with us? Join us for a walk in the Downtown Eastside community or volunteer at one of our upcoming events!

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Support Our Causes

Attend An Event

Learn more about Employ to Empower’s programs and members by attending an event. Our events are experiential, educational, immersive, and creative.

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Stay Connected

Follow Us Online

Stay connected with us on social media or invite us for a coffee! We’re on Facebook, Linkedin and Instagram!


Become an Employ to Empower champion

The Community Champion position is leadership opportunity for young, passionate students who help educate and build awareness about Employ to Empower at their educational institutions. Alongside this, they will also find opportunities for fundraising at the school alongside the principal and parents committees (bake sales, school fundraiser, arranging speaking events), with a goal to shape the next generation of change makers – our youth.

We are looking for flexible, creative, passionate and collaborative individuals to grow our fundraising muscle and at Employ to Empower, so that we can continue providing long term ongoing support to people who face work and social barriers.

Have Questions? We Have Answers.

Ready to get involved? Contact us for answers to all of your questions or to sign up to be a volunteer! We’re always looking volunteers and are available to answer any of your questions you may have about Employ To Empower.

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