J2DW Receives Government Grant for First Employees

Diversity Non-profit to Begin Content and Fundraising Strategy
BARRIE, Ontario - June 30, 2021 - PRLog -- Journey to Diversity Workplaces is excited to announce the hiring of its first three employees under funding by a grant from the government of Canada.

J2DW has secured a grant from the Department of Employment and Social Development Canada for three student co-op positions to begin work on Monday, 14th June 2021 and scheduled to continue their work through the end of July. Two students will take on the roles of Blogger/Copywriter and one will work as Fundraiser Organizer.

Member of Parliament Doug Shipley commented "It's nice to be able to support local businesses with summer grants, and J2DW will be able to put that (money) to good use".

The newly hired Blogger/Copywriters will be developing online content articles and essays to enhance the J2DW portfolio and to bring awareness to the importance of diversity and accommodation in the workplace. J2DW is also aiming to execute three fundraising events over the next two months to support organizational growth and community engagement. The planning and execution will be spearheaded by the new Fundraising organizer, with the assistance of outstanding members of J2DW.

Peter V. Tretter, President & CEO of J2DW is excited to employ local students in the community and "put them to work gaining experience for their future careers!".

Journey to Diversity Workplaces is a non-profit organization built on improving the business and social environment by championing diversity and the workers within those workplaces. J2DW was formed in 2013 by Founder and CEO Peter V. Tretter with the goal of introducing and maintaining progressive workplace policies. Ideas like higher wages and a four-day workweek are key strategic pillars for J2DW to improve the quality of life and social footprint that businesses have on their employees and communities.

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