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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: October 2017

Food Secure

In the nutrition program in the Crisis Shelter and Residence, our YWCA residents work with a registered dietitian to cook nutritious and low-cost meals. Evidence shows that improving food security is important for improving overall physical and mental health. Three nutrition sessions are offered every week, offering flexible community meal times to reach a wider […]

CEO’s Message: YWCA Annual Report on Impact

On behalf of our board of directors and entire leadership team, thanks for your partnership, support and involvement with YWCA Saskatoon last year. Our YWCA Saskatoon 2016-2017 Annual Report, “Wrap Around,” has been published, and I would encourage you to read through the impact stories about our work in the community: http://www.ywcasaskatoon.com/about-the-ywca/financial-reporting/ YWCA services and programs […]

Youth Suicide in our Community – Panel Discussion

Everyone is welcome to attend our upcoming community conversation about youth suicide, an issue close to our hearts. As a YWCA board and staff, we felt a sense of urgency to talk about the issue of suicide among our young people. This has touched many lives in some way. Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017 Time: […]

Now is the time to apply for jobs for the Holiday Season!

Fall is the time when retail establishments gear up for the holiday season. Retail stores often hire at this time so that employees are trained and ready for the anticipated holiday rush. Whether you are looking for some solid hours or a little extra pocket money, there is sure to be opportunity at this time. […]

Loving and Thriving: Isabel’s Story

Our three year old daughter, Isabel, was born with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy. Because of impairments from this type of brain damage, she requires special supervision and care. She is 100% tube fed and cannot crawl or walk. She can’t defend herself around toddlers’ normal rough and tumble play. For any parent, it’s hard to trust […]

Our next employer event!

It takes a lot of people to make the University of Saskatchewan a leading University in Canada! The YWCA is hosting an Employer Information Session featuring a representative from the Human Resources department.  Come out and learn about the kind of positions available and the universities hiring practices!  There could be an opportunity for you. […]

Coming soon!

The Employer Information Session with H&R Block is coming up!  Join us on October 19th to find out more about employment opportunities with this great company.  Bring your resume and talk to a representative from this company.   YWCA Saskatoon 510 25th Street East, Room 206 Arrive at 2:15 to sign in

October 26 Annual General Meeting

Thursday, October 26 is the YWCA Saskatoon Annual General Meeting, and all community members are welcome to attend. This year our Board of Directors is proud to welcome educational guest speakers to open a conversation about an important issue close to our hearts, the epidemic of youth suicide in our community. Date: Thursday, October 26, […]

October Employer Event

Tax season is fast approaching and now is the time to bring your resume and find out about the opportunities with H&R Block.  Plan to come to the Employer Information Session on October 19th, 2017. YWCA Saskatoon 510 25th Street East, Room 206 Arrive at 2:15 to sign in. See you there!

Applying for Jobs by Computer or by Mobile

It is bound to come, where applying for jobs by cell phone will be the common procedure. The level of technology at present day, however, makes that possible, but is it the most efficient? Of course, the biggest attraction to using the mobile over the desktop or laptop is ease, and yes, being able to […]