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

Staff Pick and Tip

  “The world is round, the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.” By Ivy Baker Priest This is life. Life never stays the same; it changes from success to failure and from failure to success; from happy to sad and back again. To help you gain success in […]

Important Questions to Ask During a Construction Job Interview

Whether you are new to the construction industry or a seasoned pro, asking the right questions at your job interview will ensure you find a construction firm that is a good fit for your skills, has your best interests at heart and operates according to standard safety procedures: Do you provide training? Constantly improving your […]

Recognizing Childcare on International Women’s Day and Every Day

The month of March honours Women’s History Month, and March 8th is designated as International Women’s Day. A 100-year plus old organization, the YWCA has long been a champion for women and girls. Today it provides services and supports for women and families ranging from housing, employment, and wellness to childcare. The mission statement of the […]

Getting Back to Work Fast, with the YWCA Job Finding Club

Laid off? On EI? Wanting to get back work in the shortest feasible time? If your answer is yes, the YWCA Saskatoon’s Job Finding Club may be right for you. Every month YWCA Saskatoon hosts a three week Job Finding Club for job-ready employment seekers from Saskatoon and area. The club meets weekday mornings, with at-home […]

YWCA Mini Job Fair with Lowe’s

Bring your resume! Apply in person. Lowe’s is actively recruiting for seasonal, part-time and full-time positions throughout the store. Tuesday, March 13th Session runs from 10:00-11:30am YWCA Saskatoon, room 308 on the third floor 510 25th Street East Contact the YWCA for information:  Pam McKay at pmckay@ywcasaskatoon.com or (306) 986-2882.

From China to Canada: Job Finding Resources and Feeling at Home

Finding a job can be difficult, but having someone to share the journey with makes it easier. Husband and wife Yang Zhang and Yanling Bian participated in the YWCA’s Job Finding Club in 2017 after arriving in Canada from China a few months prior, and are proof that success can sometimes mean that much more […]

Staff Pick and Tip

  “The future depends on what you do today. “ – Mahatma Gandhi The future can be a beautiful tapestry, laced together from the decisions and choices we make today. Weaving our fabric of life from the attitudes, perceptions and actions we put into it. Are we taking the steps today to make our future […]

YWCA to Offer Trauma Informed Training

YWCA Saskatoon presents Trauma Informed Training with Duane T. Bowers, LPC. This two-day session will focus on trauma, inter-generational trauma, self-care and resiliency, under the umbrella of Trauma Informed Care. Designed for individuals and agencies working in human services who provide care for traumatized clients, the training session is being provided for YWCA staff, and is […]