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…

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.   Teen…

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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:…

Job Opportunity

The Hornby Island Educational Society (HIES) is hiring a Financial Coordinator. HIES has restructured and the board of directors is currently seeking a Financial Coordinator to work 5-8 hours per month. On a monthly basis the HIES Financial Coordinator will be responsible…

Family Friendly Education Savings Event

Join us on Tuesday, November 5th for a free family-friendly education savings sign-up event. There will be activities for children and people on-site will guide you through the process of how to receive free funding for your child’s education. The…

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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K-7 Programs Gallery

Gallery of photos from our Arts and Science afternoon programming for students. Many community members have volunteered to share their skills with students over the years.

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