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YWCA Aspire Info Session | FREE Program for Newcomer Refugee Women

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YWCA Metro Vancouver

535 Hornby Street - 4th Floor

Vancouver, BC V6C 2E8

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Are you a newcomer refugee woman?

Need help launching your career in Canada?

Join us for an information session and learn more about YWCA Aspire, a FREE employment program that will assist you in gaining valuable paid work experience with organizations in the non-profit sector. Funding is provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Six weeks of group-based employment workshops
  • Up to 12 weeks of PAID work placement with a non-profit organization
  • Four weeks of follow up support
  • Financial assistance for transit and child care support for eligible participants
  • Workplace Conversation Circles as a peer support network

PARTICIPANTS MUST BE:

  • A newcomer refugee woman who is a Permanent Resident or Protected Person (Convention Refugee) in Canada
  • Currently on Resettlement Assistance program or receiving Income Assistance OR a privately sponsored refugee
  • Unemployed and not a full-time student

PROGRAM START DATE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

For more information, contact:

604 323 4233 | aspire@ywcavan.org | ywcavan.org/aspire

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Funding is provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

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YWCA Metro Vancouver

535 Hornby Street - 4th Floor

Vancouver, BC V6C 2E8

Canada

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