What’s Happening at the YWCA

News & Events from Employment & Learning

Trade Journey Employer Panel

Wow what a morning!  Sending a big thank you to the employers who joined us for the Trade Journey Employer Panel and Cafe.  Shannon, our CEO lead a panel of six employers who so willingly shared their expertise, knowledge and encouragement with the Trade Journey participants.  The room was buzzing with good questions and conversations.  […]

Adopting a Room at the YWCA

It’s that time of year again, the people of Saskatoon are coming together in support of the community services and programs happening inside every room at the YWCA, through a charitable program called “Adopt a Room”. Through the YWCA Adopt a Room program, individuals and businesses are able to pledge a charitable gift and adopt one […]

How to Nail a Job Interview and Get Hired

First impressions are everything, and it takes just three seconds to make a brilliant one. Here are a few hot tips to help you make a great first impression in a flash! There is one way to boost your chances, and that’s by honing your interview skills. Leading recruiters advise how interviewees could raise their […]

Job Seekers!

Learn about the current opportunities for employment at the University of Saskatchewan!  Monday, November 20, 2017 YWCA Saskatoon 510 25th Street East, Main Floor Studio Saskatoon Registration starting at 1:50 PM Event to start at 2:00 PM A representative of the University team will be giving a great presentation and sharing valuable information.  Come out and […]

University of Saskatchewan is coming…

Because you asked Job Seekers of Saskatoon!  The YWCA is excited to present an Employer Information Session with the University of Saskatchewan  Monday, November 20, 2017 YWCA Saskatoon 510 25th Street East, Main Floor Saskatoon Registration starting at 1:50 PM Event to start at 2:00 PM  Come out and learn more about this top Saskatoon […]

Determined to Get There

Codie knew early on that she wanted to work in construction as a carpenter. As a single parent of two, she struggled with child care, and had worked temporary labour jobs for five years. She also knew that Social Assistance was not good enough; she wanted a career and independence. Codie applied to the YWCA […]

The Realities of Career Changes

When Blaine’s employer issued lay-off notices for a temporary mine shutdown, it was not expected. Blaine was faced with the reality of looking for work. He heard about the YWCA Job Search Program from Labour Market Services. He knew he needed to learn about searching effectively, and wanted to gain skills to open doors for […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]