News

Virtual Movie Screening of “Through My Eyes” – Oct. 14th

We are so excited to announce that there was so much interest in our in-person Movie Screening Fundraiser that we have decided to host a one night only VIRTUAL screening of the documentary, “Through My Eyes”. Our screening at The Cinematheque sold out so fast that some people missed out on getting tickets and others… Read more Virtual Movie Screening of “Through My Eyes” – Oct. 14th

Volunteers Needed – Fundraising & Event Planning Volunteers

We are currently seeking 2-3 individuals who are interested in joining our Fundraising/Events Planning Committee. This Committee organizes a variety of Fundraising Events such as our annual Gala and Trivia Night. We are looking for candidates who enjoy teamwork and are excited to plan and execute social events, and have a desire to support young… Read more Volunteers Needed – Fundraising & Event Planning Volunteers

We Discovered the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary!

On Saturday June 26th, we had a blast exploring George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary as part of our Family Community Discovery program. After over a year apart, it was amazing to see some families in person! We spent our morning walking through the sanctuary and listening to some unique bird sounds. After finding some… Read more We Discovered the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary!

Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Lori Sheppard Memorial Fund Bursaries

About the Fund The Lori Sheppard Memorial Fund was created in December of 2006 and is held in trust by the Vancouver Foundation. Lori was an impassioned advocate who embraced life. She was active in campaigns for the United Way, CNIB, and the 20/20 Foundation. She was the Founder and Executive Director of PAWS International… Read more Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Lori Sheppard Memorial Fund Bursaries

We’re Hiring – Donor Relations and Administrative Assistant

Want to join the Blind Beginnings Team? We are excited to announce we are looking to fill out our team! We are searching for a detail oriented, proactive and collaborative individual to join our small but mighty team to assist the Director of Operations with donations management, donor recognition and general administrative assistance. The person… Read more We’re Hiring – Donor Relations and Administrative Assistant

We’re hiring Program Assistants!

We are excited to announce the openings for two temporary, part time, paid Program Assistant positions. Responsibilities of these Program Assistants would include assisting the Executive Director and Program Coordinator with the planning, coordination and implementation of Blind Beginnings programs including summer camp activities for children, youth, and families, to help with program evaluation, and… Read more We’re hiring Program Assistants!