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Job Opportunity: HR Generalist

HR Generalist Blind Beginnings – New Westminster, BC $48,000 a year – 6-month contract position with the possibility of extension Since 2008, Blind Beginnings Society has envisioned a world where seeing things differently inspires limitless potential for BC’s blind and partially sighted children. Through educational and experiential workshops, pre-employment training, summer camps, recreational activities and… Read more Job Opportunity: HR Generalist

2018 Gala Sneak Peek

a preview of some of the awesome PRIZES AND items up for bid at the 2018 Blind Beginnings Gala Dinner & Auction ~ Saturday, April 7th Come join us for fine food, fabulous finds and fun! See event and ticket information below. WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2018 WHERE: Executive Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, 405… Read more 2018 Gala Sneak Peek

2018 Summer Camp Programs

Summer is just around the corner and Blind Beginnings is offering two summer camp programs for children and youth who are blind or partially sighted and their families! Camp Hornby: July 19 to 23 on Hornby Island Family Adventure Camp: August 16 to 19 in Sooke, Vancouver Island Camp Hornby Camp Hornby will take place… Read more 2018 Summer Camp Programs

Blind Beginnings Celebrates 10 Years of Service to BC Children Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted

Blind Beginnings, a charitable organization dedicated to helping children and youth who are blind or partially sighted live a life without limits, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Blind Beginnings was founded in 2008 by Executive Director Shawn Marsolais who is blind. She has competed in the Paralympic Games, earned a Master’s Degree, qualified… Read more Blind Beginnings Celebrates 10 Years of Service to BC Children Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted

2018 Youth Leadership Training Weekend

This exciting program is offered to youth who are blind or partially-sighted between 13 and 19 years of age, from across BC. The program is for youth to develop transferable employment skills including; public speaking, communication, mentoring, active listening and empathy, organization and time management, team building and leadership. Once trained, Youth Leaders will be… Read more 2018 Youth Leadership Training Weekend

Blind Beginnings Trivia Night

Come and test your trivia knowledge while raising funds for Blind Beginnings’ programs that help children who are blind or partially sighted reach their full potential. When: Saturday, March 3, 2018 Where: Moose’s Down Under – 830 West Pender Street, Vancouver Time: Doors open at 6:00 pm. Trivia rounds start at 7:00 pm. Please arrive early to get checked… Read more Blind Beginnings Trivia Night