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Tiny Mount Pleasant park was a labour of love

Tiny Mount Pleasant park was a labour of love

Esther Paysan (left), Winnie Lee and Kathy Au take advantage of a recent sunny afternoon and break out the checker board at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House’s new parklet. Photo by Dan Toulgoet by Jessica Kerr, Vancouver Courier New parklet at Mount Pleasant...
Alice’s story: Youth can do it too

Alice’s story: Youth can do it too

Alice is a youth who came to Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House in August 2014. She came to the employment team at our House for assistance with finding a volunteer position, to gain experience for entering the job force. Alice completed Grade 12 with the aid of a...
Rana’s Story: Finding a fulfilling career in Canada

Rana’s Story: Finding a fulfilling career in Canada

Two weeks after her move from Dubai to Canada, Rana connected with Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House-WorkBC Specialized Services by attending our ‘BC Industry Speakers and Job Fair’ in February 2018. Here, Rana expressed that she lacked the support of her family in...
Juliana’s Story: Struggling at home? We can help you find work

Juliana’s Story: Struggling at home? We can help you find work

Juliana joined the WorkBC—Specialized Services employment program in October 2016. She came to Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House seeking help in finding part-time employment, preferably in her field of accounting. Juliana was going through a major life transition....