Vela's Resource Page

Did you know that we offer an extensive resource section for Microboards and Individualized Funding agents on our website?

Find helpful answers, how-to vidoes, and forms for a variety of relevant topics such as:

  • employment
  • criminal record checks
  • board roles
  • liability insurance 
  • and more

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Webinar: Employment Classifications

In this webinar we will explore the different categories for staff within labour standards that exclude them from the typical regulations of the Employment Standards Act. These include live in-home supports, residential care workers, and night attendants.

Date: Tuesday, May 17

Time: 7:00pm (PST)


Webinar: Job Ads and Interviews

This webinar will cover tips and tricks, and the dos and don’ts, when posting job placement ads and holding interviews. We’ll also cover important human rights issues when it pertains to being an employer and hiring staff.

Date: Thursday, June 2

Time: 7:00pm (PST)

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Webinar: Employment Documents, Hiring

There are certain documents employers should have in place to hire an employee.

This webinar will cover some of these documents including interview questions and requirements, agreements, job descriptions, policies and procedures, and more.

Date: Tuesday, June 14

Time: 7:00pm (PST)

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Chats with Vela

Chats with Vela are online video chats providing resources and updates for families and individuals with Microboards and Individualized Funding (IF).

This is an opportunity to connect with our Vela team, learn about current changes and resources, and connect with other families/individuals.

Date: Thursday, May 12 & 26

Time: 7:00pm (PST)


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