To ring in the New Year we are happy to bring back another installment of our Partnership Profiles. Our first such feature of 2015 is proud to showcase the amazing relationship Chrysalis Calgary has formed with DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time), a long-term business partner who have been making a major difference in the lives of many individuals accessing Chrysalis programming.
DIRTT is a valued and distinguished employer by both the community and its employees. The company is a true pioneer in innovation when it comes to commercial and residential design. DIRTT is a leading edge environmentally friendly company that builds modular’s and understands the significant benefits of reducing waste through the manufacturing and design process.
Chrysalis has had a strong working relationship with DIRTT and its employees for a number of years. DIRTT has treated Chrysalis individuals with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our individuals receive a competitive wage and work in a friendly environment that is barrier free and fully integrated. DIRTT has been very flexible with the Chrysalis individuals they employ. They have taken the time to get to know each employee to help customize the assigned job responsibilities that bring out the best in our individuals. DIRTT provides financial security that enhances the daily lives of our individuals, giving meaning, purpose and future opportunities to advance skills in the workplace. Chrysalis is thrilled to have such an environment that brings out the best in our individuals.
In 2014, Chrysalis presented the Business Partnership Award to DIRTT at the Annual Achievement Awards and Winter Solstice event; they were the recipients in recognition for providing an inclusive and accommodating environment.
DIRTT cares about their employees by:
- Offering a full cafeteria service (buffet style) and trained chef who prepares excellent meals and snacks daily.
- The human resources department is proactive in accommodating and customizing Chrysalis individual’s schedule.
- DIRTT employees are strategic thinkers who have a vision for the future attributing to Calgary and other cities as a viable place to live. Employees of DIRTT continue to enhance their relationship with the broader community through support to various social causes.
We look forward to a continuing to strengthen our partnership with DIRTT for many years to come! As one of the Chrysalis individual has said in his own words to describe DIRTT “It’s a pretty cool place to work at!”
Thank you DIRTT for everything you have done for Chrysalis and for being a model employee in the City of Calgary!