• YWCA Aspire - Connecting refugee women to meaningful work experience.

YWCA Aspire is a FREE employment program that assists newcomer refugee women in gaining valuable work experience with organizations in Metro Vancouver.

Program Highlights:

  • Six weeks of group-based employment workshops
  • Up to 12 weeks of PAID work placement
  • Four weeks of follow up support
  • Financial assistance for transit and child care support for eligible participants (during the training weeks)
  • 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: January 13, 2020 

Register for an information session or call us at 604 323 4233.

YWCA Aspire
4th Floor - 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver
604 323 4233 | aspire@ywcavan.org