What’s Happening at the YWCA

News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: February 2018

Looking for a career?

“It is important to discover first your interests and abilities and then look at the current labour market opportunities.  Look for the schooling and work which most reflect who you are.” Career Pathways – Norman E. Amundson and Gray R. Poehnell Are you… looking for a change? Are you… a positive, hardworking woman who enjoys learning […]

Our Space Girls’ Clubs

 Especially for GIRLS! Everyone welcome! Join us for the next girls’ club at the YWCA…with snacks, crafts and games in our gymnasium. New girls welcome! Great for girls from age 8 to 13! Girls who attended the Our Space program at school! Girls who are staying at the YWCA! Girls who like sports…or not…LOL! Girls who […]

Job Searching and Social Media

This past Monday the Trade Journey Program invited graduates to join us for our first in-house Social Media Lunch and Learn. The focus of the session was to discover how we can use Social Media to develop our own personal brand and how to market ourselves within the various platforms. As we learnt many of […]

Upcoming Employer Event

Tuesday February 20th is almost here! Adecco is coming to the YWCA Adecco is a world leader in professional staffing. In Saskatoon and surrounding areas, Adecco recruits for temporary or permanent positions. Areas of recruitment include: executive positions, administration, accounting, human resources, sales and marketing, production and manufacturing, and skilled trades. A representative from Adecco […]

A Heart of Gold: Passion for Working at the YWCA

Robert Francos is a team member at the YWCA Employment and Learning centre, a YWCA staff long service award recipient with a passion for his chosen career. He shared what makes his role at the YWCA so rewarding, not only to the clients he helps, but also for him. Francos, who has been part of […]

Job Searching Hints You May Not Have Heard Before

When searching for a job it’s good to realize there are many ways to look at your approach and further steps. When you go on a job interview, and the person behind the desk seems a bit tense, if they answer the phone in the middle of your speaking, or you feel like they are […]

Staff Picks and Tips!!

  “One important key to success is self-confidence.  An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”  Arthur Ashe The dictionary says that success is the accomplishment of one’s goals. One would find that the thesaurus also uses the word accomplishment for the word success along with gain, benefit, happiness, and achievement. If one does not have […]

Trade Journey Program

Coming soon! Trade Journey is a 16 week program designed for women tired of minimum wage jobs, who like working with their hands, who have already experienced some work in either construction, renovation, mining or maintenance positions and want to make a transition into a career in the trades. Our program offers you the ability […]