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Enterprising Careers for Women

Friday Jul 2 or 9 (orientation) | Fridays, Jul 16 – Sept 17 l 10:00am – 12:00pm

 

Build your self-confidence, create an action plan, work one-on-one with a career coach and receive support for one year. Plus, access networking events with guest speakers. For women 18+ living in York Region.

 

In partnership with Women’s Centre of York Region.

 

Register at wcyr.ca/registration

July 2nd, 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Know Your Rights at Work

Learn about your rights at work based on the Employment Standard Act in Ontario, including work hours, minimum wage, sick leave, holiday pay, job termination, legal support and more.

 

In partnership with Catholic Community Services of York Region through Library Settlement Partnerships.

 

To register email LSP@ccsyr.org or call 647-859-9092.

July 22nd, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Networking for Your Career

In Canada, it’s not always what you know, but who you know that helps you move forward in your job search. In this interactive workshop, discover how to build your online and offline local professional network, effectively leverage your contacts, and boost your networking confidence.

 

In partnership with ACCES Employment.

 

Register at sforce.co/2R6Xnk8

 

 

June 10th, 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Just 4 You (Monthly Women’s Meetup)

Whether you are new to our community or are a long-time resident, Just 4 You is your space to build friendships, learn something new and have some fun. We are currently online, but we can still share a virtual coffee or tea when we get together over Zoom. Guest speakers and hands-on activities will be listed in advance.

 

Register at bit.ly/2QgcxTY or email Claudia at colguin@aurorapl.ca

December 7th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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What really matters to me? | Just 4 You (Monthly Women’s Meetup)

What really matters to me?

Life is too short and sometimes we don’t prioritize the goals, people and things that really matter to us.

Join us for this workshop where we will be talking about what matters, what is meaningful, what do I want others to know about me and what is my legacy, with Vilma Oliveros, Community Engagement Coordinator, Hope House Community Hospice.

Register at bit.ly/2QgcxTY or email Claudia at colguin@aurorapl.ca

 

October 12th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Just 4 You (Monthly Women’s Meetup)

Tues. Sept 14 | The Gift of Self-Esteem with Marisa Mei, Public Education at Yellow Brick House

 

We will discuss the effects of low self-esteem and examine ways to increase/practice positive self-esteem as well as the importance of establishing boundaries, a task that becomes easier to do and commit to when one has a strong(er) sense of self and confidence.

 

September 14th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Women's Self-Defence ( Just 4 You Monthly Women’s Meetup)

Women’s Self-Defense

The goal of this class is to teach participants to be aware and assertive, to recognize and avoid dangerous situations, and how to use physical techniques to counter an assault when required. This class also aims to empower individuals to feel confident in their capacity to make choices and take actions regarding their well-being, self-development, personal fulfillment and safety.

 

In partnership Women’s Support Network of York Region.

 

August 10th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Just 4 You (Monthly Women’s Meetup)

Whether you are new to our community or are a long-time resident, Just 4 You is your space to build friendships, learn something new and have some fun. We are currently online, but we can still share a virtual coffee or tea when we get together over Zoom. Guest speakers and hands-on activities will be listed in advance.

 

Register at bit.ly/2QgcxTY or email Claudia at colguin@aurorapl.ca

November 9th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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