We're hiring!

Graphic reading: "Disability Alliance BC: We're hiring! Community Advocate. Apply online. "

DABC is seeking a Community Advocate for our Access RDSP program!

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Advocate will work one-on-one to help people with disabilities apply for the DTC and learn about the RDSP.

For more information on the position and how to apply: https://charityvillage.com/jobs/community-advocate-access-rdsp-in-vancouver-british-columbia-ca/

DABC seeking volunteer researcher

Graphic reading: "Interested in research? Want to work with our Access RDSP team? We're seeking a volunteer researcher who is passionate about social justice!"

Disability Alliance BC (DABC) is seeking a passionate and motivated advocate for social justice to work with our Access RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan) program team as a volunteer researcher. The candidate’s research will involve an environmental scan to examine disability benefits and financial literacy within the financial sector in BC.

An ideal candidate will have experience conducting research in topics related to finance, social justice, public health, social sciences, or related disciplines. Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods, including use of statistical programming software, and experience working with data to compile statistical reports is preferred.

Interested candidates can send a CV and cover letter to: Cynthia Minh, cynthia@disabilityalliancebc.org.

For more information:

Free Webinar: Human Rights and Essential Support Persons in Healthcare Settings during the Pandemic Crisis

Flyer for Webinar (all info in body of post).

Hospitals and other healthcare settings have changed their visitor policies due to the pandemic crisis. This webinar will address the rights of people with disabilities to have their essential support person(s) or attendant(s) with them in hospitals, despite restrictive visitor policies.

Presented by Andrew Robb, Staff Lawyer, Disability Law Clinic at Disability Alliance BC

July 22, 2020, 11am to noon, on Zoom

The webinar will be recorded and will be available on our website after the broadcast. ASL interpretation and real-time captioning will be provided.

Download the flyer here.

Zoom Info:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 874 1926 6714

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/khh5DTCle