News

In the News – April Issue

       The Kitchen Crew have an Earth Day challenge for you! Read on to learn more.  What an exciting spring we are having here at Bonny Lea Farm! We would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to all who supported our Annual Fund Drive this year. Together we raised over $57,000! Team Bonny…Read more >

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In the News – March Issue

We are anticipating the arrival of spring amid winter’s final snow storms. Having had our share of power outages and snow days, we are hopeful they are behind us. We mentioned last month about a few accessibility upgrades. Read on to learn more details about these and other happenings at Bonny Lea Farm.   Hello…Read more >

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In the News – February Issue

February has flown by with lots of activities and work going on here at Bonny Lea Farm. The renovation of our main bathrooms at Day Program is complete, making them more accessible and easier to clean – with many thanks to the Halifax Youth Foundation. Some new ramps for use inside our buildings have been…Read more >

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Farewell, Dr Gibson

This week many in Nova Scotia are remembering Dr M Allen Gibson and the ways he touched their lives. For us at Bonny Lea Farm, we are recalling the contributions of one of our founding members. Back in 1973, Dr M Allen Gibson was one of the people who saw the need for people with…Read more >

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January Issue – In the News

      Bonnie receives the Powers Trophy and Floyd and Tom welcome Health Care Consultant Dan Relic.  As we reflect on 2017 and all that it entailed, we feel blessed and thankful for the support we have within the community and the opportunities we are able to offer our participants. In Praise of Partnerships!…Read more >

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Bonny Lea Farm Launches Annual Fund Drive with Laura’s Story

CHESTER – November 29, 2017 – Bonny Lea Farm, an enhanced residential and vocational program for adults with developmental disabilities, will launch its Annual Fund Drive on December 1, by sharing Laura’s Story and inviting you to feel the joy of sharing in making someone’s day, “The best day ever!” When people ask, “What makes…Read more >

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November Issue – In the News

So Long but not Farewell – Jane Rafuse is retiring To say she’s made a mark is an understatement, Over the years Jane Rafuse has contributed a great deal to the organization’s success. She first came …  More Mark Your Calendar! We have a busy month ahead with Christmas craft shows and sales, an Open…Read more >

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Employment Opportunity – Participant Support Worker (Permanent Part-Time, 60 hrs bi-weekly)

In accordance with Article 21.01(a) of the Collective Agreement, we are posting the following vacancy: PARTICIPANT SUPPORT WORKER (PERMANENT PART-TIME-60 HOURS BI-WEEKLY) Wage Rate: As per Collective Agreement ($17.65 probationary/$18.95 position)   Job Summary: The Participant Support Worker works collaboratively with the Residential Counsellor to support individual and small group programming within the home and…Read more >

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Employment Opportunity – Support Services Assistant (Part-time/Term, 70 hrs bi-weekly)

In accordance with Article 21.01 (c) of the Collective Agreement, we are posting the following vacancy: Support Services Assistant (Broadening Options) Part Time Term (70 hours bi-weekly)   Anticipated Start Date: October 10, 2017 Anticipated End Date: June 1, 2018 (Possible Opportunity for Renewal) Rate of pay as per the Collective Agreement Summary: Provide supervision…Read more >

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Employment Opportunity – Health Care Consultant (Part-time/Term or Contract)

HEALTH CARE CONSULTANT (Part-time/Term or Contract) Bonny Lea Farm, located near Chester, Nova Scotia, has been providing supports to men and women who live with the challenge of intellectual and physical disabilities for over 40 years.  Our residential homes support 37 individuals and our vocational programs provide work and supports services to more than 45…Read more >

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