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Employment Opportunity - TAPS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The TOGETHER AGAINST POVERTY SOCIETY (TAPS) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.  TAPS is a small, but mighty non-profit society that provides free legal advocacy to people requiring help with income assistance, provincial and federal disability benefits, employment standards and tenancy matters who live in the Capital Regional District.  TAPS is a leading voice for social justice in the province of...

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Our Impact...

  • TAPS Income Assistance Legal Advocacy - served 2,634 individuals and families living in poverty. More than 50% of them had been unjustly denied benefits for food and housing.
  • TAPS Tenant Legal Advocacy Project - helped 1,696 people with tenancy issues, ensuring safe, secure and ongoing housing.
  • TAPS Employment Standards Legal Advocacy Project - assisted 359 low-wage workers with information and representation, ensuring job safety and security.
  • TAPS Volunteer Disability Advocacy Project - assisted 1377 people living with disabilities apply for disability benefits. TAPS Federal Disability Advocacy Project assisted 579 with applications and appeals for CPP-D benefits, fulfilling a deep need in the community.
  • TAPS Community Volunteer Income Tax Project assisted 1,194 people become eligible for $1.7 million in federal and provincial tax refunds and credits.