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I’m [still] with Her

" To all the little girls watching...never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world. " -...

What is the value of volunteering while job searching?

As a job seeker, you know that looking for work can be overwhelming and consuming; consequently, you may feel that volunteering while job searching...

Meet the YWCA Youth Advisory Committee!

Once a month for the past year, members of the Strong Girls, Strong World Youth Advisory Committee have gathered to discuss critical issues in the...

Networking - the missing link to employment

Does the word networking cause you to break out into a cold sweat or make you want to run and hide? You are not alone. Why not reframe the entire...

Living in limbo: we can end hardships for Mothers without Legal Status

At the YWCA, decades of experience have shown us that when we meet the needs of women on the margins, all women benefit. It’s why we continue with...

The value of employment programs: Skills Max

"Why would I invest my time in a 6-week program? I'm sure I can already get a minimum wage job in the service industry on my own." This is a valid...

YWCA Week without Violence: 20 years of fighting violence against women

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of YWCA Week Without Violence in what has been a watershed year for the topic. The sexual assault cases of Jian...

Strong Girls, Strong World summit unites young leaders

Young women from YWCA's and YMCA's in 10 cities across Canada gathered over a warm September weekend at YMCA Geneva Park in Ontario for the national...

Nominations are now open for the 2017 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards!

Do you know a woman whose outstanding achievements contribute to the well-being and future of Metro Vancouver? Do you know a business that supports...

How The Video Interview is Changing the Way People Access Employment

The middle ground between telephone and in person interviews is the video interview, often used where distances between a company and candidates make...

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