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Double Your Impact When You Simplify the Season

The holiday season is just around the corner! Here at the YWCA, we are excited to spend time with family and friends, relax, share delicious meals and exchange presents.

FOCUS@Work Empowers Women in Job Search and Career Transition

“We are hiring!” This sign has become commonplace across Metro Vancouver in recent years. While it may not be hard to find a job these days, finding...

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile that Stands Out

With 87% of recruiters using LinkedIn to vet job candidates, an active LinkedIn profile has become the standard for today’s job seeker. Standing out...

Pathways to Leadership Supports the Unique Needs of Immigrant Single Mothers

Settling in a new country poses many challenges. Accessing community, employment, language and life resources isn’t an easy task for any newcomer,...

Self-Compassion - How to Be Kind to Yourself

We hear a lot about self-care and the importance of taking ‘me time’ whenever possible. Whether it’s taking a bubble bath, curling up with a good...

Why Greta Became a Youth Education Mentor

YWCA Youth Education Programs are designed to support grade 7s as they transition to high school and into adolescence. They also offer volunteers the...

Building Lasting Connections Through Mentorship

Every year the YWCA High School Mentorship Program matches grade 11 and 12 girls with professional female mentors in their prospective career field...

YWCA Thrift Shop: 5 Tips for a Successful Thrift

You might know about the YWCA Thrift Shop, one of the three social enterprises that help fund YWCA programs and services. Visiting the YWCA Thrift...

Pride 2018 Events in Vancouver

Vancouver is home to a large and diverse LGBTQ2+ community. This past May, Vancouver City Council declared 2018 “The Year of the Queer” in Vancouver...

Free or low-cost summer activities for families in Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is the best place to be when the sun is shining. Unfortunately, summer around here goes by fast. Before you know it, the kids are...

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