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At Empower, the Disability Resource Centre, we break barriers every day. Barriers to access. To knowledge. To choices. Anyone with a disability can use our services. And anyone can help, through volunteering, donations, or even a career with Empower. Empower is a vital part of our community, and the need for our services is growing. With your support, you’ll be helping even more people find their path to independent living.

Whats Happening At Empower

Executive Directors Job Posting

Executive Director Empower, The Disability Resource Centre 4 Escasoni Place, St. John's, NL The Executive Director is the senior leader responsible for the strategic vision of the organization and the implementation of related plans.  In particular, they are flexible, demonstrate...

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We’re Hiring!

*** COMPETITION CLOSED *** Empower is hiring a Housing Support Worker in St. John's. For further information, see the job ad below or download the PDF from the link at the bottom. Position: Housing Support Worker Reporting to: Manager of...

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We’re Hiring in Western Newfoundland!

We are hiring a Community Inclusion Facilitator in Western Newfoundland. For more information about this job opportunity and how to apply, check out the description below or click the link at the bottom to download a PDF version of this...

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Empower provides supports, resources, and opportunity for persons with disabilities, to make informed choices about their lives.


Empower’s vision for Newfoundland Labrador is an inclusive community for all; a society that embraces diversity and the rights of all individuals to choice, self-determination, and independent living.

Core Values

  • Individuals’ right to choice and self-determination
  • Member controlled and full inclusion for persons with disability