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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: November 2016

Cynthia’s Story: Holiday Giving through Social Good Parties

The holiday season is a great time to get together with friends and neighbours. It’s an opportunity to share stories, enjoy each other’s company and create memories. With YWCA Social Good Parties, it’s also the perfect time to turn that gathering into an opportunity to give back. Every Christmas, Social Good Parties are happening around […]

Employer Meet & Greet with the Trades Labour Corporation

Trades Labour Corporation is the only owner-operated staffing source providing high quality trades workers. TLC has helped thousands of Labourers, Carpenters, Welders, Flaggers, Technicians, and other craftspeople find work.   Thursday, December 15, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 noon Room 308, Third Floor YWCA Saskatoon 510-25th Street East   Come and meet a representative from […]

Staff Picks and Tips

Today’s staff pick is a quote with a bit of background from a workshop. If its 9:30am on a Thursday in an Employment and Learning classroom you will find a group of job seekers getting ready to participate in an interactive interview skills workshop being delivered by YWCA employment counsellors. The purpose of the workshop […]

Nutrition Monday: Finding Your Best Diet

What’s The Right Diet For You? Our Personal Trainers and Fitness Consultants are often asked dietary questions by our members. Members often ask us for advice, our guidance and opinion. Our general response is to shift the discussion to one about health and wellness. We attempt to shift the discussion to setting realistic goals, both […]

9 Children’s Books About Gratitude

Learning about gratitude from an early age. Source: article by Investing in Children, published January 15, 2015 As parents, we want to give our children gifts that make their eyes light up. We want to equip them for life, and even give them a better start than we had. But how can we teach our children about […]

Pickle Ball Basics

The YWCA hosts Pickle Ball for our members, guests and drop-in patrons every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM and from 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM every Friday.  How to Play the Game Pickleball.com is one of a number of great online sources of information about Pickle Ball. Pickleball.com provides this basic outline […]

Builders for a Day!

On November 7th and 8th we found the women from the Trade Journey program busy on site.  The women helped to build a home as part of Habitat for Humanity Saskatoon’s 4th Women Build.  Way to go!          

Employment and Learning Centre Employment Search Tip

There is a new business model that has been becoming more popular, especially with a large pool of potential employees from which to choose. Many companies are hiring casuals rather than full time, to start off. The reasoning behind this is if you are a casual, it gives you the opportunity to learn the company’s […]

Nutrition Monday: Greek Turkey Burgers

Recipe: Greek Turkey Burgers Ingredients Meat 4 3/4 1.25 lb. ground turkey Produce 1/8 1 tsp dried oregano, dried 1/4 2 oz. frozen spinach, frozen 1 4 tsp dried dill 1 Cucumber 2 Garlic 1 Lemon 1 Red onion 6 Sun dried tomatoes, halves Refrigerated 1 Lg. egg Baking & Spices 1/8 Salt and pepper […]

YWCA Employer Meet and Greet with H & R Block

Come join the YWCA Employment and Learning Centre for a Meet and Greet event with H & R Block.  A representative from this leading company will be here to talk about the various positions they are hiring for. Date:  November 16, 2016 Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Location:  second floor; Room 204 For further […]