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How to Find a Job as a Young Worker in This Changing Landscape

The first step for any successful job search is a goal: What kind of job do you want to have? When considering this question, keep in mind the work you’d like to do on a day-to-day basis, the salary you need, and what kind of office culture works well for you. But once you’ve got […]

A Friendly Reminder on Eating: Make It Mindful!

How we feel while eating impacts the body’s ability to metabolize food.   The ancient poet Rumi once said: “The satiated man and the hungry man do not see the same thing when they upon a loaf of bread.” Although in today’s world that loaf of bread may be gluten free or sprouted, the truth […]

Jan. 26 Employer Information Session with SaskTel

Are you interested in a career with SaskTel? Come out to the YWCA and learn about the current opportunities for employment with this employer. At this information session, you will have an opportunity to hear a representative from SaskTel  providing an overview and sharing best practices for applying for work with their company. This is a […]

Top 5 Reasons You Are NOT Losing Weight

It’s almost the start of a new ear and another chance to achieve your goals of losing weight and improving your health. Will this be the year where you finally stick to the new regime you’ve set for longer than a few weeks? Every year people have great intentions of finally getting to the gym, […]

Shoppers Drug Mart Funding Announced for Women’s Health

YWCA Crisis Shelter accepts funds raised by local Shoppers Drug Mart staff teams SASKATOON, Dec. 21, 2017 – With the combined fundraising efforts of Shoppers Drug Mart, 13 local Saskatoon store teams and their customers, Saskatoon will now have improved access to services and programming supporting women’s whole health in body, mind and spirit. The […]

Some Positive Rules for Cover Letters

Your resume lists your experience, accomplishments and skills; your cover letter should show how they are relevant to a particular job, and to the company’s goals. Before you write a word, research the company and the industry so that you can make informed references in your cover letter. “Look at the company’s website,” suggests Lakewood, […]

Making the Season Bright: YWCA Tribute Giving

In recent years, my holiday giving has changed. I still sit down in November and make a list. I’m a big list maker. But now some names on my list are receiving different kinds of gifts from me. I have discovered tribute gifts as a giving option for some of the special people on my […]

Pandas and Chipmunks…and Adopting a Room at the Local YWCA

A caring staff and a welcoming environment is a great place for children to learn and grow. The Child Development Centre at the YWCA is a 62 space licenced facility offering care for children 18 months to six years of age. “The YWCA Child Development Centre is a nurturing environment for children to learn and […]

Perfect Holiday Gift Packages from the YWCA

Happy Holidays from YWCA Saskatoon! We now have Coffee Mugs and T-shirts available for Christmas giving. Charitable donation with a Souvenir Mug- $30.00, you receive a $20.00 charitable receipt Three Month Fitness Membership with your choice of T-shirt or Mug- $150.00 plus GST T-Shirt with Mug – 24.95 plus GST Mug –  $12.95 plus GST […]

Mary Walsh International Women’s Day Comedy Night Announced

One of Canada’s best loved comics, Newfoundland royalty Mary Walsh is performing for one night in Saskatoon on Thursday, March 8 at the Broadway Theatre. This International Women’s Day charity benefit for YWCA Saskatoon is presented by Miller Thomson Lawyers. Mary Walsh is well-known across Canada as zany character Marg Delahunty and for TV series […]