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In Her Shoes: Employment, Entrepreneurship and Reskilling

Finding strength in the face of difficulty takes courage and ambition. We see the potential to build your future through coaching in employment and entrepreneurial training.  

 

Our employment, entrepreneurial and reskilling programs support local women and gender diverse people to find their next opportunity and remove barriers to economic security through:

➔ Experiential training to gain the skills employers are seeking

➔ Exploring and developing skills for small business management

➔ Developing career management skills; building a resume, understanding the labour market, and job search strategies to maintain employment

➔ Well-being skills; Self-awareness, stress management, resource connections

 

IN HER SHOES: NEWCOMER WOMEN Who is it for: Visible minority newcomers between the ages of 16-65 Investment: 8 weeks, 15-25 hrs/week Monday - Friday I

 

N HER SHOES: YOUTH & YOUTH EXPRESS! Who is it for: Ages of 15-30 who are experiencing barriers to securing employment. Investment: 11-18 weeks, 30-40 hrs/week Monday – Friday

 

IN HER SHOES: UPLIFT - RESKILLING IN SPECIALIZED TECHNOLOGY Who is it for: Job seekers who are ready to upgrade their technology skills to secure immediate employment in roles which require specialized technological expertise between the ages of 16-65. Comprehension of computer software, statistics and excel is required. Investment: 2-3 semesters, 15-30 hrs/wk dependent on individual needs  

 

To learn more and register visit: inhershoesyw.com 

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