Planning and Preparing for Post BA

EMBERS is hiring 2 Positions at the Lux Low-Barrier Income Generation Hub

Jobs that promote positive social change!

Learn more here.



Interested in Participating in the ASA’s as an HONOUR Student?

ASA Honors Program Invites Applications
ASA is seeking applications from exceptional undergraduate sociology majors who would like participate in the 2018 ASA Honors Program, which will take place during the ASA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia in August. The Honors Program provides undergraduate students with a rich introduction to the professional and intellectual life of the discipline.

If you are interested in applying for this program, please send me an email ( or discuss this opportunity with your faculty advisor/mentor.


UBC Farm is hiring Spring Break Camp Leaders 

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm is gearing up for spring time. We are currently hiring a spring break camp leader for the two weeks of spring break.

Applications Due January 14th!



Interested in Learning How Local Community Organizations Make Change?

The LEDlab will be hosting a workshop series in partnership with the  Vancouver Foundation in the new year and invite your participation.

This is a 3-part workshop series about systems thinking and creating systems change, with an emphasis on scaling up or spreading your innovation using advocacy and government relations. Each workshop is 4-4.5 hours and includes either lunch or breakfast. The cost per workshop is $10.00, if this is cost prohibitive to you or your organization please write to me at

Workshops will take place:

Friday January 19th 12:30PM-5:00PM
SI 101: Systems Thinking and Systems Change
Presented by: Cheryl Rose

Monday Janaury 29th 8:30AM-12:30PM **please note different time**
SI 201: Working With the Social Innovation Toolbox
Presented by: Darcy Riddell

February 16th 12:30PM-5:00PM
Understanding and Building Power for Systemic Change
Presented by: Al Etmanski and Tovah Paglaro

Please use this Eventbrite link to sign up:

To access the Eventbrite page you’ll need to use the password: DTES

Please note, space is limited to 30 people, so please register soon.

(Please let Kerry Greer know if you are going – she wants to hear all about it!)



Looking for a Summer Research Opportunity?

The National Science Foundation has opportunities for students. Applications for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU’s) can be found here.

Do you like to express yourself with film? If so, here is an excellent opportunity:  Focus! Climate Change Student Video Contest – Open to all students at all levels studying at a post-secondary institution in Canada, the contest invites students to use their imagination and video-making skills, to make a short film about climate change. Full details are available on our website at:  Fantastic prizes can be won ($10,000 for 1st prize, 3 honourable mentions each at $5,000) as well as public screening of the winning films.   The deadline for video entries is 4:30 pm PST March 15, 2018.