2015 Project EveryBODY Employment Forum & Hiring Fair

Posted August 31st 2015

See attached poster for more details: WO6721 ODG ProjEB Employ Poster

Please feel free to print & distribute at your workplace or in your community.

Now Accepting Board Member Nominations

Posted August 26th 2015

Request for Board Member nominations!

Yes, it is that time of year again – we are seeking Board position nominations! Are you looking for opportunities to connect with others in your profession, expand your skills, and work on a team of dedicated professionals committed to growing and supporting TR in BC? Or do you know someone who would be a great candidate? We want to hear from you! There are four board position opportunities available for the upcoming term: Director of Regulations, Director at Large (2 positions) and Secretary/Treasurer(newly combined position)

Are there any additional benefits of becoming a Director? YES! In addition to the above mentioned benefits, your annual BCTRA fees will be covered for your term.

What are the time commitment expectations? As a board member it is expected that you will attend monthly meetings, annual meetings, as well as work an average of 2-5 hours a week on specific projects.

Can you nominate yourself? YES! Please fill out the nomination form on the website by September 15th. Complete the form online by logging into your BCTRA account, and select “Nomination Forms” under Member-Only Resources.

What would you do if you joined the Board? While specific functions of each Director are described on the BCTRA website, general Director functions are listed below:


Attend monthly BCTRA board meetings and provide verbal progress reports

Assist in the planning and facilitation of the BCTRA Annual General Meeting

Ensure adherence to BCTRA Bylaws

Develop, implement and evaluate a yearly plan of action

Provide opportunity for the involvement of BCTRA members by supporting the ongoing development of committees

Prepare, present, and monitor an annual portfolio budget to include meetings, travel and potential conference/workshop expenses

Identify provincial, national, international trends related to portfolio

Ensure proper documentation of portfolio activity

If you are thinking about joining the Board and have any questions about the above positions, please contact the current corresponding Board member as they will be happy to answer them.

Director of Regulations: regulations@bctra.org

Director at Large: directoratlarge@bctra.org

Secretary/Treasurer: secreatry@bctra.org, treasurer@bctra.org

We encourage you to become involved!

Please complete the Nomination Form by September 15th.

Award Nominations Now Being Accepted!

Posted August 26th 2015

Request for Award Nominations!

Do you know someone in the TR field doing extraordinary work? Do you know someone who deserves recognition for the effort and energy they put into their profession? We encourage you to nominate them for a BCTRA Award! There are 5 awards available to be given at the AGM on October 6, 2015. Check out the awards on the website and submit a nominations form. Lets recognize our fellow therapeutic recreation practitioners for all the hard work they do! Complete the form online by logging into your BCTRA account and selecting “Nomination Forms” under Member-Only Resources.

Nomination Forms must be submitted by September 15, 2015.

Leisure Practioners Association of BC Conference

Posted August 26th 2015

Thursday, October 1- Saturday, October 3 in Victoria. See provided link for more information: LPABC Conference 2015

International DisAbility Film, Art & Culture Festival-Vancouver

Posted August 22nd 2015

2015 Film, Art, and Culture Festival Poster LARGE

Feel free to print and promote in your facilities/offices, etc!!!!!