BC People First

Recipe Submission Guidelines & Forms

  We are creating a membership-based cookbook including our Members’ most favourite recipes to cook for themselves. Do you have a recipe you love cooking and want to share it with others? We will be using the cookbook as a fundraiser this coming October to help BCPF raise needed funds for our advocacy projects across the province. Join us in our mission to show others that everyone who wants to

BC People First May 12th,2020 Newsletter

  May 12, 2020 In this newsletter: FY19/20 BC People First Annual Report BCPF Raffle – You Could Win a Brand New $600 Bicycle! Self Advocate Leadership Network (SALN) News We’re In This Together Tuesdays: Virtual BC Self-Advocate Meetings BC People First Annual Report Checkout our annual report for this past fiscal year, April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020. You can also find the PDF version by clicking here.   BCPF

BC People First Newsletter April 6th,2020 update

  April 6, 2020 In this newsletter: President’s Message April Photo Contest Award Winners Announced BCPF Recommends! President’s Message Hello BC People First Members, Volunteers, Community Partners, and Supporters! As we go through this challenging time together, we want to thank everyone for all you are doing to keep yourselves and our community safe and healthy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We wanted to let you know the steps we have

BC People First of BC Photo Contest

We know isolating at home for long periods of time can be hard so we want to celebrate everyone who is being safe and staying at home right now during this pandemic. It is important to stay connected during these times of uncertainty and we want to hear what you are doing to have fun at home throughout the month of April. Join our photo contest! Share a photo with

BC People First 2019 Award Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the winners of our 2019 BC People First Advocacy & Leadership Awards! President’s Award ~ Jerry Laidlaw Self-Advocate Leadership of the Year Award ~ Kara Anderson We look forward to presenting the awards in person to Kara and a member of Jerry’s family as soon as we are able to. All of our events are on hold right now due to the coronavirus pandemic but we still want

BC People First Newsletter Feb 7th,2020 Update

February 7, 2020 In this newsletter: President’s Message BCPF Conference 2020: Empowering Employment Call for Board Nominations Advocacy Leadership of the Year Award Your Voice Matters Advocacy Tips BCPF Recommends! President’s Message Hello BC People First Members, Volunteers, Community Partners, and Supporters! It’s hard to believe the month of January has already come and gone but we welcome 2020! We are looking forward to another great year filled with advocacy efforts and

BC People First Looking for a Volunteer Advisor

What is the position? BCPF Volunteer Advisors are people an individual can trust and feel comfortable with. Advisors are appointed by the volunteer Board of Directors of BC People First and assist a Board Member in a specific region of the province. Advisors assist Board Members to receive information in a form that allows them to understand what is happening at meetings, events, and in the business of BCPF. They help

Self-Advocate Leadership of the Year Award Now Open for Nominations

Self-Advocate Leadership of the Year Award For Exemplary Advocacy Action Presented by: BC People First Society BCPF has opened nominations for our first ever Self-Advocate Leadership of the Year Award that will be announced at our Employment Conference for Self-Advocates on March 25, 2020. About the Award BC People First is proud to present our first Self-Advocate Leadership of the Year Award. In celebration of an individual who has shown

BCPF June30th,2019 Newsletter

  June 30, 2019 President’s Message AGM & Conference Recap Get Involved with Us!  Community News Introduction Hello Members, Volunteers, and Community Partners: I hope you are all having a fantastic Canada Day long weekend! It’s hard to believe 2019 is already halfway over. I was so excited to be elected as the new BCPF President at our AGM this year and am happy to serve my peers. There’s a

BC People First is hiring for a new Provincial Coordinator!! (Part time work)

  Remote part time job opportunity! BC People First Non-Profit Society is looking for a new Provincial Coordinator. Contract is 32 hours per month from home at $24.75/hour, one year contract (with high probability of renewal, our current Coordinator has been with us since 2015)   Required: One evening meeting per month, ability to attend in person events yearly, and all other hours are flexible. Posting closes May 2nd 2019.

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