Project Based Labour Market Training (PBLMT) is a component of WorkBC Community andEmployer Partnerships. Under the PBLMT model, group skills training is delivered through a holistic and collaborative community approach that is designed to meeting the employment needs of participants in a supportive environment. PBLMT provides funding to organizations to assist with local projects that […]
In 2018 PRESS received funding to deliver the Klahanie Construction PBLMT within the traditional territories of Tla’amin Nation.
From 2008 until 2015 PRESS managed the kitchen and housekeeping services for a 300 person remote camp at Toba Inlet.
PRESS bought the good will and recipes of an existing company to support the operation of Mountain Ash Preserves as a student run business from 2008 to 2017.
PRESS delivers the Henderson Elementary after school program, which is open to all elementary school students in the Powell River school district when schools are in session.
PRESS worked with public and private partners to help establish the Roots and Wings Early Learning Centre.
PRESS has been managing this 4 week, academic summer fun program since 2012. The main purpose of the program is to help elementary school children to maintain their skills in reading and writing over the summer – in a way that combines learning with fun.
In 2017, PRESS received an Aboriginal Arts Development Award from the First Peoples’ Cultural Council, in order to provide organizational support to the Chinook Collective’s vision of building a Cedar Dugout Canoe as a means of embodying the spirit and intent of Reconciliation.
In 2018, PRESS completed a comprehensive study of the local farm economy. This research was sponsored by the City of Powell River and funded by BC’s Rural Dividend Fund.
The Powell River Educational Services Society is immensely proud of its Coast Salish leadership, and honoured to be working within the traditional territories of the Klahoose and Tla’amin First Nations. Indigenous traditions express human existence in terms that deeply inspire individuals and communities across the planet. In recent years, there has been a worldwide […]