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North York Women’s Centre is thrilled to introduce “UP Skills for Work” program with a hope to reduce employment barriers and provide women with support that would equip them with soft skills to get or maintain employment.
UP Skills For Work helps learners develop key employability skills through free workshops. The nine topics covered are: Motivation, Attitude, Accountability, Presentation, Teamwork, Time Management, Adaptability, Stress Management, and Confidence. Soft skills help workers to be adaptable and motivated throughout their whole employment and as they move into new roles or careers. In other words, they lay the foundation for a strong and flexible workforce and for happy, fulfilled workers.
UP Skills for Work focuses on 9 key employability skills that hiring managers look for.
Thursdays at 116 Industry StreetSeptember 26th – November 21st, 2019
Afternoon Sessions from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm at 116 Industry Street
Register by September 24th, 2019 to be guaranteed a spot in the group.
Late registration after September 25 th would be placed on the waiting list for the upcoming Winter sessions
Women Empowerment Series is a set of three skill-building programs. Weekly workshops are held in a supportive environment, with group discussions and interactive activities. Participants will gain skills and knowledge to move forward in their lives, while making connections with other women.
Asserting Ourselves is the third program of the three-part Women’s Empowerment Series. This 9 week support group is for women who want to move forward in life and lacking on assertiveness skills. Through Asserting Ourselves participants will consider how they interact with others. They will learn skills to effectively communicate and assert themselves, with the opportunity to practice these skills with each other in a safe and comfortable space. The group will help women learn about healthy relationships while also exploring how to deal with difficult relationships and social situations.
Wednesdays at 116 Industry StreetOctober 16th – December 11th, 2019
Afternoon Sessions from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm at 116 Industry Street
Register by September 25th, 2019 to be guaranteed an intake appointment.
For late registration intake appointments are going to be run on October 2nd
Exploring Our Potential is the second program of the three-part Women’s Empowerment Series. This 9 week support group is for women who want to move forward in life and lacking on self –confidence. In Exploring Our Potentialparticipants will gain knowledge of themselves by exploring strengths, skills and identity. They will examine their individual needs, priorities and options. Tasks and activities will allow space for each participant to have “me time”, while also encouraging women to share and learn from each other in a supportive environment.
Tuesdays at 116 Industry Street October 15th – December 10th, 2019
Evening Sessions from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at 116 Industry Street
Register by October 1st, 2019 to be guaranteed an intake appointment.
For late registration intake appointments are going to be run on October 8th
CALL NYWC AT 416-781-0479 TO SCHEDULE AN INTAKE APPOINTMENT
Please note TTC tokens and childminding will be provided based on individual needs.