About Us

ORT-AboutUs-Header2Vancouver ORT is proud to carry on and support the long legacy of outstanding educational achievement defined by ORT since 1880.

ORT is one of the largest non-governmental education and training organizations in the world. A non-profit, non-political organization, ORT’s objective is to meet the educational and vocational requirements of diverse students throughout the world.

Founded in St. Petersburg, Russia, ORT activities span more than 100 countries, past and present, with current operations in Israel, Eastern Europe and Baltic States, Latin America, Western Europe, North America, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.

More than 300,000 students worldwide benefit from an ORT education annually.

Vancouver ORT develops programs locally and supports the worldwide work of ORT.