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Description

More and more organizations are looking for people that is well rounded & volunteering is no longer just an option on the resume but has become a main feature. Companies invest in Community Programming and volunteer work has become an important factor when hiring a person. EmpowHer is designed to help young women between the age of 15-30 to become part of their community through volunteerism while helping them develop skills that will empower them to become an ambassador of change in their community. Each cohort is specialized to the group that is expected to participate and not every cohort is the same. So ensure that before you register you are qualified for that cohort.

Features

EmpowHer provides free training in Project Management, Leadership, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Grants, and Life Skills as well as assistance in the co-creation of service projects responding to identified community needs. This 12 day in-class program and minimum 40 hours volunteer work is a perfect way to learn new skills and practise present skills.

Eligibility

  • Female
  • 18-30 years old
  • Reside in the Region of Peel
  • Must be able to commit to both in class program and volunteer placements.

To attend an information session please email your resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming Training + Information Sessions

2019 Program Overview

Thank you for your interest in the EmpowHer Program. EmpowHer was designed for women like yourself to network, learn new information, use your skills to help the community and benefit from your civic engagement. We look forward to being part of your empowering journey.

The next EmpowHer Program will be at TCET, Brampton South -Community Door, 7700 Hurontario St (Between Derry & Steeles).

 

Orientation Dates: September 5th and 9th, 2019
Orientation will be at Community Door - 50 Burnhamthorpe Road, Unit 300

Weekly Itinerary

Week Session-Boardrrom Topics
Ignite Monday September 23/19 (10-1)
Tuesday – Volunteering Option
Wednesday – Volunteering Option
Friday September 27/19 (10-1)
Introduction & Planning Day
Personality Dimension
Inspire Monday September 30/19 (10-1)
Tuesday October 1/19 (10-1)
Wednesday October 2/19 (10-1)
Thursday –Volunteering Option
Resume Review
Interviewing Skills
Job Search & Networking
Independent Monday –Volunteering Option
Tuesday –Volunteering Option
Wednesday October 9/19 (10-1)
Thursday – October 10/19 (10-1)
Financial Literacy
Freedom Monday October 14/19 (10-1)
Tuesday – Volunteering Option
Wednesday October 16/19 (10-1)
Thursday October 17/19 (10-1)
Entrepreneurship
Grants
Event Planning
Impact Monday October 21/19 (10-1)
Tuesday –Volunteering Option
Wednesday – Volunteering Option
Thursday – Volunteering Option
Friday October 25/19 (10-1)
The Gap
Non-Profit Visits
Culture Monday - Volunteering (Option)
Tuesday October 29/19 (10-1)
Wednesday October 30/19 (10-1)
Thursday October - Volunteering (Option)
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
Art Project

8th Week is optional – we will be planning a meet up or a networking group this week
GAP Project will be presented at an assigned date to the community, stakeholders and leaders


Download the Empowher flyer


Locations

Mississauga
90 Burnhamthorpe Road W, Suite 210
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C3

Brampton
263 Queen Street E, Unit 14
Brampton, ON L6W 4K6