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LiveWorkPlay Staff Team Completes Enhancing Leadership Capacity, Collaborative Performance, Pandemic Silver Linings Reflections

March 24, 2021

  David Chalmers (B.A., B.ED, M.ED., MIRHR., LL.M., PH.D) has twenty years of experience working with organizations, their leaders and their teams to develop human capital, to strengthen performance and productivity and to close gaps that inhibit sustainable change. His practice has utilized leadership development, executive coaching and emotional intelligence as levers for influencing sustainable… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Staff Team Completes Enhancing Leadership Capacity, Collaborative Performance, Pandemic Silver Linings Reflections

World Down Syndrome Day 2021

March 19, 2021

Greetings to all LiveWorkPlay members, families, staff, volunteers, and supporters in Ottawa and across the world. My name is Analisa Kiskis and it is my honour to represent LiveWorkPlay in commemorating United Nations World Down Syndrome Day, which is celebrated every March 21. This event takes place on the 21st day of the 3rd month… Continue reading World Down Syndrome Day 2021

It’s A First Year Full-Time Work Anniversary For Jenna Odorico!

March 16, 2021

Quality in human services has a direct correlation to quality humans delivering those services! Experienced and committed staff who stay in their jobs over the long term are critical to a strong workplace culture. They serve as mentors to new staff, and establish a consistent trusted presence with individuals supported by LiveWorkPlay and their families.… Continue reading It’s A First Year Full-Time Work Anniversary For Jenna Odorico!

LiveWorkPlay Winter Family Gathering Includes Surprise Announcement of EOON Award!

March 9, 2021

Moving our family gathering events (normally these are sit down dinners at St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall) online has presented many challenges and opportunities. Over the past year we have been learning to ensure we have music and laughter built in to the mix, and based on the 100% positive feedback from our March 5th live… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Winter Family Gathering Includes Surprise Announcement of EOON Award!

Celebrating Social Work Week (March 1-7) and Social Work Month 2021

March 2, 2021

Did you know know that about 33% of the LiveWorkPlay staff team have Social Service Worker, Bachelor of Social Work, or Master of Social Work degrees from a college or university? These members of our team are not serving with LiveWorkPlay in the role of social worker, but the related skills and knowledge of this… Continue reading Celebrating Social Work Week (March 1-7) and Social Work Month 2021

Success! LiveWorkPlay Shares An Exciting Career Update From Marie!

February 18, 2021

Jen Soucy, our Director of Employer Partnerships and the Federal Employment Strategy Group, was checking in with Marie Stanfield, who got help with her career from the LiveWorkPlay employment supports team – there was some big news in the chat and Jen got permission from Marie to share a recording of the conversation – check… Continue reading Success! LiveWorkPlay Shares An Exciting Career Update From Marie!

Viral Clean Establishes Local Manufacturing, Works With LiveWorkPlay To Build Staff Team

January 22, 2021

You might not recognize him behind the mask, but Andrew (green shirt) was one of our recently-featured job search candidates (see bzbz.ca/andrewprofile) and alongside another former LiveWorkPlay job-seeker Stephan (blue shirt), is now employed with Viral Clean (viralclean.ca) in the manufacture of ASTM (medical grade standard) masks made right here in Ottawa! Please join us… Continue reading Viral Clean Establishes Local Manufacturing, Works With LiveWorkPlay To Build Staff Team

Happy Holidays from LiveWorkPlay!

December 22, 2020

This is our last planned email broadcast for 2020. Thank you for your support over this most challenging year. We wanted to end by sharing some of the fun times we have managed to enjoy together in recent months. Please stay safe and enjoy these happy memories. 2021 is around the corner and we all… Continue reading Happy Holidays from LiveWorkPlay!

LiveWorkPlay Staff Team Holiday Appreciation: Getting Creative!

December 15, 2020

It is a longstanding tradition for the LiveWorkPlay staff team to enjoy a Secret Santa exchange, which normally features several days of tokens and small gifts around the office, followed by a final gift exchange over dinner. And of course writing and sending holiday cards to all of our members and partners! Except for the… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Staff Team Holiday Appreciation: Getting Creative!

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Festive Family Gathering: Community Builder Award!

December 5, 2020

  It is normally our most popular family dinner gathering of the year, but of course we had to adapt and go online for the 2020 version of the LiveWorkPlay Festive Family Gathering. The evening was filled with holiday cheer, including singalongs and lots of laughs. We also commemorated International Day of Persons with Disabilities… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Festive Family Gathering: Community Builder Award!

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