CULTIVATE INCLUSIVITY

Micro-jobs, Big Impact

Cultivate Inclusivity supports communities by connecting employment agencies with employers to uplift individuals. Empowerment is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. Our platform is designed to be a catalyst that helps Vancouver's Downtown Eastside community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential. Learn more about the positive impact we have and join us in cultivating change.

 

WHO WE ARE

Our Story

Cultivate Inclusivity, fully believes that the biggest opportunity is opportunities. We know that even the smallest jobs can have a big impact. Incubated and mentored through Simon Fraser University's Civic Innovation Change Lab in Neighbourhood Resilience, we have been determined to create more low-barrier access to employment for those who need it most. The root of all our efforts is using human-centered design and our passion to bring about positive change.

 

HOW OUR PLATFORM WORKS

Connecting employment agencies with employers to uplift individuals through micro-jobs.
Our platform functions off three branches: employers, employment agencies and community members.

 

EMPLOYERS

Partner employers post micro-jobs for simple tasks to assist with unexpected business needs

WANT TO PARTNER?

Are you a employer or agency that wants to Cultivate with us. Register using our form!

 

BENEFITS

How our three branches connect and mutually benefit each other

EMPLOYERS

Cultivate assists to get help for peak seasons or unexpected increases in business without the need to formally train each individual. Our platform effectively reduces time in the hiring process (i.e., full job posting, interviews, probation, adding into company’s systems). Utilization of Cultivate increases corporate social responsibility in a simple, natural way. Employers are able to assess individuals based on their actual work ethic, potentially increasing quality of F/T or P/T hires.

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EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

Leave the work of finding partner employers to us, so you can focus greater time on each individuals. As our partner agency, you have an easy and convenient access to our resource of micro-jobs provided on the cultivate platform. This will greatly reduce time searching for employers who practice inclusive hiring processes. Employment agencies will have access to a streamlined process of connection using an updated, real-time platform.

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COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Through Cultivate, individuals have increased access to supplemental income. By being able to sign up for pre-existing low-barrier and low-commitment jobs, individuals can work when it is best suited for them. Community members are able to gain wider insights on their employability and workability. Community members can explore a variety of different employers and build positive rapport with employers they want to work with.

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GET INVOLVED

We are so happy you’re interested in getting involved with our work here at Cultivate Inclusivity. There are so many ways for you to help. By lending your support, you’ll become a valuable part of our Organization and help to bring positive change to many individuals.

PARTNER WITH US

Do you want provide low-barrier opportunities for all?

Cultivate Inclusivity's platform would not be possible without the valuable partnerships between Employers and Employment Agencies. We are actively looking for more partners to expand our impact. If you are looking to create positive change through micro-jobs, partner with us today.

VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME

Cultivate with us

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Cultivate Inclusivity. Get in touch with any questions about how you can volunteer your time today.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Stay up to date on what's new with Cultivate Inclusivity!

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CULTIVATE AT OPPORTUNITY FEST 2020

April 4, 2020

We're pleased to announce our placing at SFU's Opportunity Fest. 

Cultivate Inclusivity swept its category, placing first in community resilience as well as being selected Entrepreneur's Choice!

May Cultivate's success at Oppfest be the first of many towards making opportunities inclusive for all to create greater neighbourhood resiliency!

 
 

SOCIAL INNOVATORS

BRADLEY SARANDI

Co-Founder

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the words, peers describe this invaluable member of our team. Bradley is a 3rd year student majoring in Geography with a concentration in Resources, Economy and Environment. He is also pursuing a minor in Sustainable Development, minor in Dialogue Communications and a certificate in Urban Studies. His academic interests include exploring sustainable and inclusive housing, Indigenous issues in BC and the relations between gender and the urban built environment. In his spare time, Bradley enjoys going to the movies, watching musical theatre or drag performances, and travelling.

YOONJI CHOI

Co-Founder

Passionate, reliable and resilient are a few words that Yoonji strives to live by. Yoonji is a business major student at SFU concentrating in entrepreneurship and certification in Sustainable Development and Technology Entrepreneurship. She is passionate about social innovation and believes its desperately needed within society. Yoonji also celebrates risk-taking and extract risk-learnings. During her exchange at Stanford University, she formed a startup called “Bridge” with artists, hustlers, and developers where she obtained primary and secondary data and ran the test assumptions. Yoonji is excited to see how her passion for innovation can intersect with creating positive welfare for society. In her spare time, Yoonji can be found at an indoor spin class or yoga studio.

 

“We can manifest a kinder and more inclusive world in small steps, creating daily space and possibility for ways of being that the current systems would rather us forget; that we are people and not automatons. That behind every annoying LinkedIn profile or stressed-out resume is a human being, trying their best, doing what they can with what they have.”

Jackie Wong (Local Facilitator)

 

CONTACT CULTIVATE INCLUSIVITY

 

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