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YWCA Elevate Skills | FREE Employment Program for Immigrant Women

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Join us for an ONLINE info session to learn more about ElevateSkills - a FREE program for newcomer women. .

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Are you an immigrant woman? Need help launching your career in Canada?

Join us for an ONLINE info session to learn more about ElevateSkills.

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Elevate Skills is a free employment program that supports immigrant women to find meaningful careers in Canada. Here're some of the key values of Elevate Skills:

Online Workshop (3 weeks)

  • Time: Monday to Friday, 9:30-10:30 am & 1-2 pm - Perfect schedule for newcomer women
  • Location: Online (Zoom)
  • Essential Skills Portfolio - Excellent tool for creating strategic career plans
  • Job Search Strategies - How to prepare a Canadian style resume and interviews
  • Cultural Intelligence - Canadian workplace culture, cross-cultural communication

Follow-up support

  • Weekly Group Meetings - Positive peer support
  • 1:1 Career Advising - Individualized and Customized advising
  • Employer Engagement: Connect with employers through events and activities such as guest speakers, networking, informational interviewing and more.

Eligibility:

  • Immigrant woman with PR status
  • Self-identifies as visible minority woman
  • Intermediate English (preferably CLB 6 but not limited to)
  • Not limited to specific professions/fields but open to any types of career paths.
  • Post-secondary education (complete or incomplete)

Next Cohort:

November 16, 2020

Contact:

ywcavan.org/elevate-skills | 778 222 2352 | elevateskills@ywcavan.org

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Funding is provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

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