Canadian Career Pathways for Newcomer Women is an employment & entrepreneurship training program for visible minority newcomer cis and trans women and gender-diverse individuals with a focus on building computer and digital literacy skills, Canadian employment skills and starting your own business for the Canadian market.
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Beginner and advanced programs are available. Each program runs for 8 weeks. Typically, in-person programming takes place in work space located at the YW Thrift Boutique at 102 King Street West, Kitchener, however programs are currently operating virtually due to the pandemic.
Fall session begins September 11, 2023
Winter begins November 13, 2023
Winter II begins January 29, 2023
Six participants will be selected to participate during each intake period, three in the beginner program and three in the advanced program. To apply for the program please complete the following two steps:
Step 1: Complete our online registration form.
Step 2: Once your registration form has been received you will be contacted to schedule a follow up meeting to talk further about your application and receive a tour of the YW Thrift Boutique retail store and work space.