Employment Resource Centre

The Vermilion Energy/YWCA Employment Resource Centre assists women who are struggling with unemployment to build essential skills, job search techniques, resume writing skills and connections with education partners and employers. The goal is to support women to establish and maintain employment.

We offer these services and opportunities to the hundreds of women who are currently accessing YW housing and support programs, as well as anyone living in the community.

Our drop in hours are:

Mondays: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

programs available for:

  • Women

How to register:

Email: erc@ywcalgary.ca
Call: 403-705-7543


NEW! – YW Women’s Employment Program

This six-week program that combines four weeks of classroom instruction, a two week community-focused project and ongoing one-on-one coaching to support you to find appropriate employment. The four week in-class content will include:

  • Interpersonal skills, skill identification and goal setting
  • Resume development, business writing, job search techniques, employment obstacles and interview skills
  • Networking, job retention and the hidden job market

The two week group project will include research, planning and execution of a community enhancement project.