Blog Posts from May, 2016

Women of Distinction - Live Auction Sneak Peek!

Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements...

Meet Jackie, Crabtree Corner's associate director

Jackie Rumble is the Associate Director of Crabtree Corner Community, a role she stepped into in October 2015. Jackie takes over from Nancy Cameron,...

The steps to finding the right job for you

Finding work that’s meaningful to you has important benefits: a job that's the right fit results in increased job satisfaction and better performance...

5 Habits of Successful Jobseekers

After working in employment services for a few years and seeing hundreds of job searches up close, you start to notice patterns. Effective job...

YWCA runs BMO 2016

YWCA employees go the distance. On May 1, 2016, several members of our team hit the streets of Vancouver in their runners and participated in the...

The art of community: Jacintha Krish's gift to YWCA Cause We Care House

When artist Jacintha Krish started planning her annual trip to Vancouver, she was inspired by the work of the YWCA and wanted to contribute. So she...

Welcome to My Life: Finding time to volunteer as a student

This is part one of a 3-part series about Welcome to My Life , a YWCA Youth Education program designed to help Grade 7 girls make smart choices as...

YWCA Housing: Martin and Minna's Story

Minna left an abusive partner when her son, Martin, was only one year old. She struggled as a single parent, living paycheque to paycheque and...