Work where kindness matters

WITS Programs Foundation (WPF) offers Canada’s national bullying-prevention programs – WITS (in English) & DIRE (en français). WPF also organizes activities for Pink Shirt Day Canada and undertakes special projects to engage children and schools in ending bullying and spreading kindness.

WPF is building a team to complete an organizational enhancement project that includes adaptations due to COVID19 – WPF 2.0 RestartThis team (the Transition Manager + 4 coordinators) will work with WPF staff, subject matter experts, contractors, and volunteers, to help WPF reach more children and provide them with the tools and confidence to end bullying.

Together we can prevent bullying – Ensemble, nous pouvons prévenir l’intimidation

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WPF 2.0 Restart is made possible through a Job Creation Partnership with WorkBC. All applicants must connect with Work BC to confirm their eligibility.

Questions from applicants have been answered below.


Questions from applicants

All questions we receive from potential applicants will be answered directly and the question and answer will be shared here for all applicants to see.

Could you please tell me if applicants have to be registered with Work BC?

Yes, at some point in the process before they can be offered a position, applicants must register with WorkBC. They can submit an application to register for WorkBC Self-Serve or Case-Managed services. Visit the Work BC website for more details.

What are the eligibility requirements?

To be eligible, participants must be on EI or have had an EI claim in the last 5 years, or earned more than $2,000 in insurable earnings and paid employee EI premiums on those earnings in at least 5 of the last 10 years. British Columbia Employment and Assistance clients with a Persons With Disabilities (BCEA PWD) designation may also be eligible.

If you think that describes you, here’s a guide to begin the WorkBC registration process: https://witsprogram.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/How-to-Apply-for-Online-Employment-Services.pdf

What are the salary and benefits for these positions? 

Through the Job Creation Partnership, participants will be paid by Employment Insurance, which is why it’s essential to be connected to WorkBC to have eligibility determined.

WITS Programs Foundation will provide other benefits, including support for creating a healthy and productive home work space (laptop, desk, chair, high speed internet, phone plans, etc.), professional training opportunities, remote work, a flexible work schedule, and a supportive environment.