Blog Posts from April, 2015

How to make the most of your visit to a YWCA Work BC Employment Services Centre

Last month I wrote a post describing the services you can expect from a YWCA WorkBC Employment Services Centre. While there will be some difference...

Celebrate Earth Day with Spring Planting

On April 22, people around the world celebrate Earth Day by hosting events and raising awareness about environmental protection. Since its inception...

Eco Corner: How to make every day Earth Day

Earth Day (April 22) is a great reminder of what we should be doing year-round to reduce our collective environmental footprint. Reducing our...

Networking: what is it, how to do it and what it can do for you

As spring arrives in many parts of our country, getting out and about is natural after a winter spent indoors recharging. In employment terms,...

Volunteering with the YWCA: The opportunities are endless!

Volunteers support the YWCA across many of our programs and services; their time and involvement are a crucial part of our work. Our volunteers are...

Fit for a cause: YWCA Health + Fitness volunteers set your experience apart

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” - Oscar Wilde Our members often tell us that the YWCA Health + Fitness...

YWCA's 3rd annual YOUth conference: Deconstructing the world around you

The third annual YWCA Youth Conference is back, this time with a bigger emphasis on youth than ever. On April 27, high school students across Metro...

4 easy steps to make the switch to natural care products

Did you know that our skin is our largest organ and its pores provide a natural way for the body to shed toxins? Did you know that cosmetics and...

YWCA Green Choice Career Forum helps girls discover sustainable jobs

For the past few years, our YWCA High School Mentorship program , with generous funding from BCHydro , has hosted a Green Choice Career Forum for...