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

Upcoming Employer Event!

Job seekers!  Bring your resume!  Come out and learn more about the opportunities at H&R Block! The H & R Block Employer Information Session is coming up plan to join us for this event!   Thursday, October 19, 2017 2:30-3:30pm Second Floor, Room YWCA 510 25th Street East

Job Fair and Networking Event – September 19th!

Looking for a job?  Why not come out the YWCA Job Fair and Networking Event?  This is your opportunity to make a connection with some of Saskatoon’s best employers.  You could be the employee they are looking for. September 19th 10:00am to 1:00pm Ramada Hotel 806 Idylwyld Drive  

Job Fair and Networking Event Coming Soon!

Back to school and back to work!  September 19th, 2017 is a perfect opportunity to make a connection.    Come out to the YWCA Saskatoon Job Fair and Networking Event to meet and talk to some great employers!  Your new job could be right around the corner. Its all happening on September 19th from 10:00am to […]

CEO’s Letter to the Editor: YWCAs urging housing solutions

 Work together for housing solutions  Published on: September 14, 2017, Saskatoon StarPhoenix  The federal National Housing Strategy (NHS) has promised to invest $11 billion over 10 years through the National Housing Fund, Investment in Affordable Housing,and the Homelessness Partnering Strategy. YWCA Canada and other members of Women’s Shelters Canada (WSC) have joined together to make […]

This Resume Change May Get You More Interviews

Recruiters read each resume for an average of 10 seconds.  To get your reader engaged with what you have to offer, begin your resume with a powerful and unique value proposition statement. This one change can make an immediate impact in the number of interviews you land.   Your professional profile is your value proposition […]

Sept. 15 YWCA Shine a Light Run: Why We Run

Welcome to the YWCA Shine a Light Run! This is why we run. Every participant in the Shine a Light Run has their own reasons for committing to run the 2K, 5K, or 10K course. We are running to shine a light on needs and solutions right here in our community, like safe streets, homes for everyone, […]

“Staff Picks and Tips”

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France Great things can happen if you really believe. But in order for those things to happen we must have a dream.  We believe this at the YWCA. The Employment and Learning Centre can help […]

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT! September 21st

Join us for this important and empowering night!!! The SWCC  presents Take Back The Night! This is an annual rally and March that takes a stand to raise awareness and end gender-based violence.  We will have a guest speaker that will speak to the impact of violence followed by a march up 25th street and […]

All Signed up for the Job Fair? Now What?

So you saw us on social media and clicked “going.” You’re going to the YWCA Job Fair. Now what? Here are some tips to keep in mind so you can make the most of your networking time at the job fair. 1. Be confident in yourself. Many of Saskatoon’s finest employers are waiting to meet […]

Exercising for Older Women: How Often?!

The first question most sedentary clients have when considering beginning an exercise program is, “How much do I have to do to get results?” Those who have been sedentary for long periods of time may not intrinsically enjoy physical activity, therefore may not be driven to exercise for reasons of pleasure and enjoyment. Other reasons […]