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

May 7 Jane’s Walk: Bring your Dog and Join YWCA’s Fred Dyck

Is sitting really the new smoking? Let’s walk and discuss! You’re invited to join the Jane’s Walk movement in Saskatoon, with YWCA Saskatoon’s Fred Dyck and his furry friend Leo, at Saskatoon’s Sutherland Dog Park. Fred says, “Our discussion during the walk will centre around the negative effects of our sedentary lifestyle and examine ways each of […]

Commitment to Workplace Safety – YWCA Clients and Staff

The April 28 National Day of Mourning recognizes workers who have died—and those who are injured or become ill—on the  job. One workplace injury or death is too many. However, Saskatchewan recorded 32 workplace deaths in 2015. The National Day of Mourning reminds us that there is more work to do in the area of workplace health and safety. Workers […]

Nutrition Monday: Hot Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie

Recipe: Hot Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup vanilla almond milk, unsweetened 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 tbsp maple syrup 2 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened 1 tbsp nut butter or dairy-free chocolate chips 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Preparing Solid Workers for a Great Career: YWCA Trade Journey

Recruitment, screening, and selection activities are a critical beginning for the YWCA Trade Journey program.  The next group of fifteen women will begin their sixteen week training on April 24, 2017. We can’t wait for the training to start! The YWCA Trade Journey program uses a rigorous screening process. Interested women attend an information session […]

Lighthearted Fun=a Heart for Charity at the Modern Woman Show

Don’t miss Saskatoon’s favourite women’s trade show on April 22 and 23 at Prairieland Park. The Modern Woman Show and Expo is a huge supporter of YWCA Saskatoon. Events like the Paint Nite, Lead Pilates’ Girl Power event, and Ryde YXE event are designating funds to help out the clients that the YWCA serves every […]

Royal LePage Golf Tournament for Shelter

Golf season is just around the corner!  YWCA Saskatoon has been selected as a beneficiary for the Royal LePage 3rd annual Golf Tournament for Shelter, along with Interval House. We are grateful to the great Royal LePage team for having such a big passion for meeting needs in our community. On behalf of our Crisis […]

April 27th Meet and Greet with Federated Co-operatives Ltd.

Be a part of something bigger!  Federated Co-operatives Ltd. provides wholesaling, manufacturing, marketing and administrative supports to the many co-operatives throughout Western Canada. Learn more about accessing employment opportunities from a human resources professional with Federated Co-operatives. FCL is growing and hiring, so don’t miss this Meet & Greet at the YWCA. Bring your resume, and […]

Job Search Tip: Networking Know-How

A Network is a group of people connected to you through family, friendship, work, education and community. Your skills, abilities and knowledge are keys to landing a job, but a network can help you get your foot in the door. Most jobs are in the hidden job market, positions that employers may fill through personal […]

Nutrition Monday: Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding

Recipe: Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding Ingredients: 1 cup of coconut milk 1/2 cup of raspberries 1/4 cup of chia seeds Instructions: combine the milk and fruit in the jar of a blender blend until smooth pour into a mason jar add the chia seeds close lid tightly, and give it a good shake refrigerate and […]