Atira Women's Resource Society

About the project

Women from the DTES and Atira programs in particular will be invited to a community kitchen and a cultural crafts workshop organized and co-facilitated by the students.

The students will possibly receive a guided tour of the DTES and it’s resources on the second day (TBC).


Programming Dates
Kick-off Orientation Saturday, February 8, 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, February 18, Time TBD (possibly 2 locations)

Wednesday, February 19, Time TBD (possibly 2 locations)

What you will do

  • Help to pre-market through designing posters and flyers
  • Decide on activities (workshops) for the event
  • Facilitate and host workshops
  • Engage with women through a range of interactive activities


  • Enthusiasm and interest in engaging with women
  • Organizational, event planning, and management skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with crafts and cooking is an asset.

Assets that are beneficial but not mandatory

  • Experience volunteering or working with vulnerable populations
  • Conflict resolution and active listening skills
  • Background or interest in sociology, gender and women’s studies, and/or social work

Requirements for this placement

  • Must self-identify as a woman/female
  • Must have received a flu shot this flu season
  • Must participate in a brief phone interview prior to start (TBC)
  • Must hold complete respect for the confidentiality of the organization and the women served (including signing a confidentiality agreement)

Placement location

Atira Women's Resource Society

Atira Women's Resource Society

101 E Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 4J1

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