Around the World for the Irish Wheelchair Association

DABC was happy to provide a letter of support for the Around the World for the Irish Wheelchair Association campaign and meet with Frank Savino and Niall Conway, who are riding a pair of Honda Transalps around the world on behalf of the Irish Wheelchair Association, John Sullivan Resource Centre in Clane Co Kildare.

The aim is to raise money for a new bus to transport clients, a target of approx €38k for the entry level bus.

The trip is fully funded by Niall and Frank and all money raised goes directly towards the new bus.

To learn more about their adventure, visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AroundTheWorldForIWA/

Donation link: justgiving.com/fundraising/RTW2017

DABC Job Posting: RDSP/DTC Advocate

DABC is seeking a RDSP/DTC Advocate for our Access RDSP program. The Advocate will work one-on-one to help people with disabilities apply for the DTC and learn about the RDSP. The Advocate will also help raise awareness about the RDSP through community outreach and workshops. The successful applicant will also have some administrative responsibilities associated with the day-to-day operation of the program. The position will be based out of DABC’s Vancouver office but may require occasional travel to other BC communities.

To view the full job posting and apply, please visit this link:
https://charityvillage.com/jobs/search-results/job-detail.aspx?id=368909&l=2

Access Pro Bono's 10th annual legal advice-a-thon

Over several dates in September, in a variety of BC locations, volunteer lawyers will be providing free legal advice to low-income clients. This marks the 10th anniversary of Access Pro Bono’s free legal advice-a-thon! For more information, visit: http://advice-a-thon.ca/