About

The Hornby Island Educational Society (HIES) is a non-profit organization with charitable tax status whose current mandate is to support life-long learning for all community members and encourage individual and community capacity building. The Society was created in 1980 to oversee the…

School Renewal Fund

On August 26th, 2018, our beloved Hornby Island School burned down, and we have a lot of work to do. HIES, in support of School District 71 and the Hornby Island Community, has now opened a “School Renewal Fund” for…

Community Programs

Toddler Drop-In Program is for children up to 30 months and their parents. It operates September through May on Tuesdays 9am to noon in the Room To Grow on the school grounds. One paid staff person oversees the program.   After…

Latest News

COVID-19 Message from the HIES Board:

Like every organization, we are required to respond quickly and diligently to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, we have implemented changes to HIES Programs. Please read HIES statement on COVID-19 including closures/cancellations and how you can help our…

Upcoming Events

The Hornby Island Education Society is excited to offer once again new learning opportunities for the adult learners. Each session will be 1.5 to 2 hours and will be offered on a Sunday or Tuesday afternoons at Room to Grow….

Notice of Meeting: AGM Special Resolution

Notice of Meeting: Hornby Island Educational Society Annual General Meeting November 15, 2019 10:30 – 12 noon Room To Grow A Special Resolution to amend HIES Constitution will be presented to the membership for approval at the AGM, as follows:…

Helping Us

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing considerable disruption around the world, including financial hardship for non-profit organizations such as ours. Supply chain disruptions, and the inability to accept food donations will make operating the Kitchen increasingly more difficult in the weeks…

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Job Posting: HIES Afterschool Programs Assistant and Teen Programs Coordinator

Afterschool programs assistant + teen programs coordinator A part-time position at the Hornby Island Educational Society. Seeking a qualified individual to work in afterschool programs 2-4 afternoons a week from late October-May and to coordinate a few employment-related trainings (foodsafe,…

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Food Bank

Food Bank Giveaways take place each Mon, Wed and Fri at the lunches at the Ballpark. Drop by, have a tasty meal and check in with the cooks about the Giveaways and Take Home programs.

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