Posted on December 1, 2022 by douglascollegeblog
From Kenya to Vancouver Island: Irene Jesso’s marathon journey to improve the lives of marginalized communities
Bachelor of Social Work alum Irene Jesso wanted to advocate for marginalized people. Now she helps struggling families as a social worker in Alert Bay, B.C.
Posted on March 16, 2022 by douglascollegeblog
This Social Work alum wants her master’s degree to help her create systemic change
For B.C.’s Social Work Week, get a glimpse of Rachelle Wilmot’s path to becoming a social worker – and how education helps her protect vulnerable youth.
Posted on October 29, 2021 by douglascollegeblog
A sense of community: How this Social Work student is advocating for students inside and outside the classroom
Inspired to become a social worker because of her own experience in government care, Bachelor of Social Work student Aly Hillaby is using her skills to foster connections at Douglas.
Posted on June 17, 2021 by douglascollegeblog
Celebrating my heritage while finding my community at Douglas
In honour of National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, Bachelor of Social Work student Aly Hillaby talks about the significance of the month of June and her experience at Douglas as an Indigenous student .
Posted on September 20, 2019 by douglascollegeblog
Compassion and serendipity led this future social worker to his true calling
After a transformative trip to the Philippines, Josh Rasalan set his sights on a Bachelor of Social Work and a future helping newcomers to Canada.
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