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Posting date: October 2017 Community Organizer Project Genesis seeks a community organizer for a permanent position at 30 hours/week. Starting date would be in early December. Work is on social and economic rights, mostly on housing rights, with people on low incomes in the multiethnic Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood. Position includes organization of campaigns and actions with […]
Here is our Annual Report for 2016 – 2017.
Project Genesis – together for social and economic rights Individual Services Through our often-bustling Storefront drop-in centre, as well as our modest yet vital Home Advocacy Services program, Project Genesis assists individuals and families with their immediate difficulties. This past year, this work was sustained by 61 volunteers and 14 students, who gave their time as […]
Here is our Annual Report for 2015 – 2016.
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 2pm, at Project Genesis. Use entrance on the second floor. Come to our low-cost housing Application Session! We will offer you: Information about low-cost housing as well as the other kinds of social housing Help in filling out application forms Information about the Shelter Allowance program Information about our work […]
Montreal Gazette – February 2, 2016 The purpose of Bill 70, “An Act to allow a better match between training and jobs and to facilitate labour market entry,” supposedly is to encourage welfare applicants to “escape the vicious cycle of poverty” by forcing them to look for work and to accept any job. The sad reality […]
DONATION: HOW ONE GOOD TURN CAN LEAD TO MANY OTHERS “As a long-term Storefront volunteer at Project Genesis, I’m well aware of how the organization does so much with so little, to help so many people. So when my financial advisor, Ken Thorpe, pointed out that I had some securities investments that had done very […]
ENCOURAGEMENT AND SUPPORT THROUGH A LONG PROCESS Sixty-two-year-old Estrelita came to Project Genesis because her health no longer permitted her to continue working as a caregiver. We informed her that as a widow, she was eligible for the Allowance for the Survivor. Although this was good news, it was only the beginning of a very […]
June 2015. In collaboration with the Corporation de développement communautaire de Côte-des-Neiges (CDC de CDN) and the architectural firm Rayside-Labossière, Project Genesis co-organized a community forum to develop a collective vision for a vibrant, inclusive neighbourhood on the former Blue Bonnets racetrack site. The forum welcomed over 175 participants, including local residents and members of […]