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About us
Strive Living Society (formally Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society) is a registered nonprofit organization that provides community and residential services for children, youth, adults, and seniors with diverse abilities.

Founded in 1988 by a Psychologist and Social Worker with the shared belief that even the most challenging individuals
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Today, Strive serves individuals, not only adults with developmental disabilities, but also children, youth, and seniors with physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries, medical complications, mental health issues, autism spectrum disorders, behavioural obstacles, and/or dementia. In addition to residential resources, Strive operates drop-in centres, community-based programs, and home-based services.


Strive’s service area has expanded from North Vancouver to Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, as well as the Sunshine Coast. Most of our programs are fully CARF accredited.


This grass roots agency now serves over 700 individuals, with headquarters based in beautiful Burnaby, BC.


Strive values all of its employees and cares about their well-being. We are proud to offer the following perks and benefits:


- Full employer-paid benefits for all positions above 20 hours per week, upon meeting eligibility requirements after 3 months.


- Opportunities for growth within our progressive, non profit organization.


- Industry competitive wages.


- A dog-friendly Head Office.


- A great organizational culture; we offer team building events and other fun celebrations.


- Health and wellness activities and incentives.


- A dedicated Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) team for all employees.


- Training and professional development opportunities.


- An employee recognition program for those who go above and beyond.
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What is it like to work at Strive Living Society?

3.4
Work/Life Balance
3.3
Salary/Benefits
3.0
Job Security/Advancement
3.2
Management
3.4
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Strive Living Society?

Picture of Mike Hopton, CEO of Strive Living Society
83%
of employees approve of Mike Hopton’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 12 ratings
3.0
Strive Living Society
Written by Residential Child and Youth Care Worker (Former Employee) from Vancouver, BC on 23 May 2019
Management was very challenging with this company. However, the wages are higher and the clients are a pleasure. There are many homes that need workers, and their is always penalty of work.
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What did candidates say about the interview at Strive Living Society?

Interview experience
Based on 16 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 17 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 17 interviews
About a week
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