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Youth: come check out the Seeing Things Differently Youth Support Group

Seeing Things Differently Youth Support Group You have a visual impairment so, in many ways, your day-to -day experience differs from that of a sighted person. On top of the typical stresses of being a teenager, you have the added challenge of learning to do things differently in an often inaccessible world. In your daily… Read more Youth: come check out the Seeing Things Differently Youth Support Group

Come join us for the Blind Beginnings Annual Family BBQ/Potluck and AGM!

When: Saturday June 24, 2017 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Where: 7915 Elwell Street, Burnaby. Thanks very much to Marilyn & Ken Rushton for offering their home for this event. The event will begin with the Family BBQ/Potluck. Blind Beginnings will provide hamburgers and hot dogs but we ask all families to please bring a dish to share.… Read more Come join us for the Blind Beginnings Annual Family BBQ/Potluck and AGM!

Job Posting: Part-time Bookkeeper

Part-time Bookkeeper with Blind Beginnings Society   Blind Beginnings is a charitable organization whose mission is to inspire children and youth who are blind or partially sighted, and their families, providing diverse programs, experiences, counselling and peer support, and opportunities for them to create fulfilling lives. We envision a world where seeing things differently inspires… Read more Job Posting: Part-time Bookkeeper

Job Posting: Full-time Program Coordinator

Full-time Program Coordinator with Blind Beginnings   Blind Beginnings is a charitable organization whose mission is to inspire children and youth who are blind or partially sighted, and their families, providing diverse programs, experiences, counselling and peer support, and opportunities for them to create fulfilling lives. We envision a world where seeing things differently inspires… Read more Job Posting: Full-time Program Coordinator

Invitation to Join our Board

A Call for Nominees to the Board of Directors:     Are you passionate about children who are blind or partially sighted reaching their full potential? Are you forward thinking, reliable, organized, and have great ideas? Do you have some skills in fund development, marketing, media relations, human resources, communications and social media, government relations,… Read more Invitation to Join our Board

7th Youth Leadership Training Weekend

Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our 7th 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… Read more 7th Youth Leadership Training Weekend