Charity Village Conference & Awards 2023 Finalist - Best Nonprofit Employer - Youth Advancement

Pinnguaq Shines as Triple Finalist in the 2023 CharityVillage Awards

December 12, 2023

We’re delighted to announce Pinnguaq’s finalist status in the 2023 CharityVillage Awards in three categories:

  • DE&I (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Innovators (20+ Staff),
  • Best Nonprofit Employer for Workplace Mental Health (20+ Staff),
  • and Leaders in Youth Advancement (20+ Staff).

In the realm of DE&I at Pinnguaq, we’re actively listening and learning as we strive to be better. Our team’s diverse perspectives and experiences reflect our deep commitment to inclusivity. Through inclusive recruitment, equity-centered policy making, and cultural competency training, we ensure every team member feels valued and supported. This initiative has transformed our workplace into a vibrant community where everyone’s unique journey is celebrated.

When it comes to mental health, our holistic approach ensures that our team has the resources and support they need to thrive professionally and personally. We understand that a healthy mind is crucial for our employees. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, flexible work arrangements, and mental health training, fostering an environment where mental health is prioritized and supported. 

Youth Empowerment is truly at the heart of what we do and we are honoured to be recognized for this award. Through our innovative STEAM programming, we provide young minds from the northern territories as well as the provinces with the tools and opportunities to unleash their potential, embracing their own experiences and personal curiosities. We focus on tangible learning experiences, mentorship, and resource availability, encouraging creativity and innovation. Our programs are designed to inspire the next generation of leaders, equipping them with the skills and confidence to make a positive impact in their communities.

If you’re excited about being part of a culture that values diversity, supports mental wellness and empowers youth, we’d love to have you on board. Visit our Jobs section of the website to discover how you can contribute to our mission at Pinnguaq.

Join us in shaping a future that’s vibrant, inclusive and forward-thinking!