Discover YWCA

About the YWCA

YWCA Saskatoon is a vibrant, community-based organization that responds to the needs of women, men and children here in Saskatoon, providing both preventative and emergent services. We are a member of YWCA Canada and our funding comes from government, granting agencies, charitable donations and fee-for-service.

We currently employ more than 100 people and serve approximately 8000 women, men, youth, and children annually.

Vision:

Women and girls empowered in a safe, equitable community.

 Mission:

Nurturing the well-being of women, girls, and their families through inclusive services and supports.

Values: 

Diversity

We foster diversity by:

  • Honoring differences in ethnicity, religion, sexuality, socio-economic status, abilities and ideas
  • Demonstrating flexibility in the creation and implementation of programs and   procedures for staff and clients
  • Recognizing the value of differences

Respect

We foster respect by:

  • Upholding the dignity of others through our actions and words
  • Embracing differences and treating others with respect
  • Understanding, appreciating and considering the ideas and opinions of everyone

Integrity

We foster integrity by:

  • Conducting our social and business interactions with honest and transparency
  • Living purposefully to instill trust in others
  • Following through on promises and commitments
  • Creating a welcoming and fun environment for everyone

Communication

We foster communication by:

  • Communicating with openness and honesty
  • Creating consistent standards and norms for the sharing of information
  • Encouraging two-way communication

Teamwork

We foster teamwork by:

  • Encouraging collaboration and cooperation between individuals and departments
  • Valuing individual strengths within the team
  • Building a culture of camaraderie
  • Creating a welcoming and fun environment for everyone.