Employment

The YWCA Employment Navigator Program Helps Single Mothers Thrive

Single mothers can face great challenges. They might experience isolation, unstable housing, food insecurity and difficulty accessing resources and...

How LEADS Can Support Survivors of Violence and/or Abuse on their Journey to Economic Independence

Where we start from, within ourselves, matters. It’s our foundation; affecting how we respond when things get challenging, our confidence level in...

Youth Pedal to Success with YWCA Gear Up

Building skills and confidence is an essential part of any successful job training program. YWCA Metro Vancouver is excited to re-launch an exciting...

YWCA Employment Programs Adapt

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s employment programs have demonstrated incredible adaptability over the last few months. In a matter of days, programs moved...

5 Ways to Boost Your Job Search During COVID-19

Looking for work is challenging enough, but when you throw a global pandemic into the mix, it can be significantly more difficult. If you’re a job...

Brion's Journey to Employment

Did you know that over 330,000 working-age British Columbians identify as having a disability? Inclusive hiring is such an important practice, but...

New YWCA Employment Programs Address the Unique Needs of Diverse Communities

Canada’s unemployment rate has fluctuated between 5.4 and 5.8% in 2019, with record-breaking employment gain in the spring. While these numbers are...

How to Effectively Negotiate Your Salary

Do you remember when you bought your first car? Did you experience the excitement of talking the salesperson down from the original price?...

How a Truck Driving Training Program Changed Lisa's Life

Meet Lisa. She’s been a hydrovac truck driver with Badger Daylighting for about a year now. She’s got stable hours, loves the work she does and has...

Finding Career Success with YWCA FOCUS@Work

For new immigrants to Canada, making the first steps into employment may seem like a daunting task. It’s not only about finding work, it’s also about...

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