What’s Happening at the YWCA

News & Events from the YWCA

Job Searching and Social Media

This past Monday the Trade Journey Program invited graduates to join us for our first in-house Social Media Lunch and Learn. The focus of the session was to discover how we can use Social Media to develop our own personal brand and how to market ourselves within the various platforms. As we learnt many of […]

Upcoming Employer Event

Tuesday February 20th is almost here! Adecco is coming to the YWCA Adecco is a world leader in professional staffing. In Saskatoon and surrounding areas, Adecco recruits for temporary or permanent positions. Areas of recruitment include: executive positions, administration, accounting, human resources, sales and marketing, production and manufacturing, and skilled trades. A representative from Adecco […]

Job Searching Hints You May Not Have Heard Before

When searching for a job it’s good to realize there are many ways to look at your approach and further steps. When you go on a job interview, and the person behind the desk seems a bit tense, if they answer the phone in the middle of your speaking, or you feel like they are […]

Staff Picks and Tips!!

  “One important key to success is self-confidence.  An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”  Arthur Ashe The dictionary says that success is the accomplishment of one’s goals. One would find that the thesaurus also uses the word accomplishment for the word success along with gain, benefit, happiness, and achievement. If one does not have […]

Trade Journey Program

Coming soon! Trade Journey is a 16 week program designed for women tired of minimum wage jobs, who like working with their hands, who have already experienced some work in either construction, renovation, mining or maintenance positions and want to make a transition into a career in the trades. Our program offers you the ability […]

Feb. 20 Employer Info Session with Adecco

Are you looking ahead to the next steps in your career? Join us for our upcoming employer info session with a leading Saskatoon recruiter. A representative from Adecco will provide an overview, share best practices for applying and answer your questions. Adecco is a world leader in professional staffing. In Saskatoon and surrounding areas, Adecco recruits […]

The Fastest Growing Sport in North America!

Pickleball is a paddle sport (similar to a racquet sport) that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Two, three, or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. The sport shares features of other racquet sports, the dimensions […]

New Yoga Class at Fitness on 25th!

Based on a very positive feedback on our all yoga classes, we decided to start yoga on Tuesdays at lunch time. With this new Tuesday yoga class together with other classes throughout the week, you can benefit from positive aspects of yoga and get away from daily daily hustle and bustle. Know About The Instructor Rachel […]

Summer Jobs

Attention Students!  Now is the time that employers are advertising for summer student positions!  This could be a chance to work in your field of study and have some relevant work to put on your resume when graduation time comes.  While there is competition for these positions, you don’t have to compete with non-students as […]

Making Fitness Your Priority Beyond the New Year

In the New Year, like clockwork, New Year’s resolutioners flock to their local fitness facilities with the hope that this year will be different in terms of achieving their fitness goals. Though, come spring, much of that New Year’s motivation is lost. Val Kirk, a personal trainer at the YWCA, suggests looking at fitness as […]