2013 – Under $1M Revenue Category- Gold Award Winner
Vancouver’s EMBERS Staffing Solutions is Canada’s only non-profit temporary staffing business. Their mission is to provide employment opportunities to people facing employment barriers. Their economic mission is to grow in profitability in order to generate a source of income to reinvest into EMBERS employment programs, which assist and train their workers. In the last 4.5 years, EMBERS has employed over 1100 people with more than 50% transitioning into full-time work. They are currently scaling up their enterprise as they’ve grown from averaging 8 people a day just six months ago, to 35-40 people a day currently.