Community impact

Do you want to make a difference in the community? Join us! We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff skilled at working in an inclusive and respectful manner with one another and the public. Our innovative teams drive greater engagement, enhanced creativity and productivity, and exceptional public services and programs.

Equity Office

The Equity Office provides leadership, coordination, monitoring, and advisory supports to advance diversity, inclusion, decolonization and anti-oppression within the City of Vancouver. The Equity Office acts as an expertise hub, and drives strategic change initiatives to shift the City’s internal structures and workplace culture in the direction of equity. The core purpose of the Equity Office is to reverse marginalization. We work at the systemic level on behalf of those who have been institutionally excluded.

The Equity Office:

  • Supports the City with visioning, planning and tracking progress towards equity goals.
  • Supports the City’s departments and leaders to identify opportunities for, and advance changes to policies, processes and programs to support systemic changes towards equity.
  • Provides one-on-one advice to staff experiencing discrimination or dealing with issues of identity in the workplace.
  • Facilitates the creation and coordination of Employee Resource Groups to create identity-safe spaces for mutual support, community building, and exchange of ideas.

Why work with us?

Why work with us?

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