What’s Happening at the YWCA

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

Job Success in Food and Beverage Industry

Food is something we all need to survive, but eating is way more than a survival thing.  It is a huge industry and for most Canadians whether eating on the run, celebrating an occasion or a break from cooking, restaurants are a place we love to go.  Employment opportunities of all levels can be found […]

Trades Experience that’s Right On Point for Women: Trade Journey

Success for a woman in the trades has a new path. Being a woman in a male-dominated industry such as the trades can pose several barriers and can be especially difficult for women who are unsure about how to break into the industry. However, YWCA Saskatoon’s Trade Journey program actively pushes against those stereotypes and works […]

Trade Journey at the YWCA

With the arrival of Spring, Trade Journey at the YWCA has also started to BUZZ! A very enthusiastic group of women has launched into their studies to learn some trade skills for the Carpentry, Electrical and Plumbing trades. This is our 7th group of women in Trade Journey. They started with an inspiring tour of […]

A Special Gift for a Woman You Care About: YWCA Tribute Giving

Mother’s Day means something different to everyone. There are often happy memories mixed with sadness. For some of us, we are missing and remembering a mother or grandmother who is gone. For others, there are difficult memories of the past. Many women do not become mothers. But all of us have had special women in […]

YWCA Training Prevents Re-traumatizing Clients

On March 22nd and 23rd, the YWCA hosted a two-day training session designed for community members and agencies who provide support for traumatized clients, which focused on trauma, inter-generational trauma, self-care, and resiliency. Susan Saville, the Director of Residential Programs at the YWCA Saskatoon, attended the workshop and describes what was learned throughout the two-day […]

Writing a Successful Resume for a Retail Position

If you want your part-time retail experience to better impress a potential employer, emphasize the skills you strengthened, your sales achievements or what you learned about retail business on your resume. If you are hoping for a full-time career in on the sales floor or at a retailer’s head office, your part-time experience is extremely […]