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we envision a world where no one has to face homelessness.

ample Labs is a non-profit empowering those of us facing homelessness with technology.

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Do people experiencing homelessness have access to technology?

truth: In a survey of 421 homeless adults, 94% said they owned a phone, and these devices are often their most vital tool for communications. Unfortunately, there are not many digital tools directed at people experiencing homelessness.

Invisible homeless
Smart, Hardworking, Homeless: Simon’s story
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introducing

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an easier way to find: free meals, drop-ins, shelter, clothing an easier way to find: free meals, drop-ins, shelter, clothing

open to all

We co-create tech solutions with a community of youth between 16 and 35 that are facing homelessness. We understand everyone comes from a different path.

our goals

today:

Provide those facing homelessness with immediate access to resources

tomorrow:

Demystify homelessness in the minds of everyone and provide those facing homelessness with employment opportunities

partners

Our partners make a big part of what we do. If you’d like to learn more or become a partner please reach out.

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team

We are a hands-on team of designers, developers, researchers, consultants, and public servants in Toronto who are using technology to empower those experiencing homelessness. Together, we have over 12 years of experience working with those experiencing homelessness, including LGBTQ+ youth.

volunteer with us

ample labs is 100% volunteer run. Don’t see an open role? Send us a note anyways

  • 📣 director of marketing

    As the director of marketing, you will come up with all of our comms strategies across our channels and products and amplify our mission on them.

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  • 🔍 academic researchers

    We are looking for individuals that have a social work background that are interested in helping us conduct secondary research for our products & organization.

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  • 💼 business development

    We are looking for business savvy individuals to help us build relationships and partnerships both within the tech and private sector.

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  • 🛠 product managers

    We are looking for 2 product managers that will bring to market new products we have in our pipeline.

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  • 🎨 designers, 💡 researchers + ⌨ full-stack developers ️

    We are always looking for ui/ux designers, ux researchers and developers to continuously improve our existing product and build new products!

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