CBC Abilicrew Placements for Excellence Program 2021

The CBC's CAPE program is back! Now in its fourth year, CAPE aims to kick-start the careers of persons with disabilities, eliminate barriers to employment, showcase the talents of this traditionally underrepresented group and generate more discussion, learning and content related to disability, accessibility and inclusion. 

This twelve-week paid program runs from September 13 to December 3, 2021.

10 jobs available:

Researcher, assigned to Assignment, Local News - Vancouver VAN00927

Researcher, assigned to The Early Edition, Radio Current Affairs BC - Vancouver VAN00928

Photographer, Radio Current Affairs BC - Victoria VIC00052

Researcher, CBC News Manitoba - Winnipeg WIN00841

Researcher, CBC Sports - Toronto TOR07944

Digital Accessibility Analyst, Digital Strategy and Products - Toronto TOR07957

Associate Producer, CBC Kids - Toronto TOR07945

Editorial Assistant, CBC Kids News - Toronto TOR07947

Junior Designer, Marketing Communications - Toronto TOR07963

Associate Producer, CBC NL - St. John's ST.00214

To be eligible, all interested applicants must:

identify as a person with a disability*. 

submit a one-page letter of interest describing: 

why they think this program is right for them and; 

what impact they think it could have on their career objectives. 

be able to work legally in Canada.  

be available for the assigned workweek during the program, to be discussed during the interview process (up to 38.75 hours - some roles have more flexibility). 

The deadline to apply is June 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET.   For more info, contact:

*The Employment Equity Act identifies and defines persons with disabilities as: a person with a long-term or recurring physical, mental, sensory, psychiatric or learning impairment who consider themselves to be disadvantaged in employment by reason of that impairment or who believe that an employer or potential employer is likely to consider them to be disadvantaged in employment by reason of that impairment, as well as individuals with functional limitations due to their impairment that have been accommodated in their current job or workplace.