Calendar

February 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Simulated Workplace Experience
2
3
  • Connecting Careers and Values
4
  • Connecting Careers and Values
  • Computer Skills Development
5
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
6
  • Connecting Careers and Values
  • Personality Dimensions (Full day) Workshop
7
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
8
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
9
10
  • Career Cruising Self-Assessment
  • Food Handler's Certificate
11
  • Customer Service Part 1 & 2
  • Computer Skills Development
12
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
13
  • Computer Skills Development
14
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
15
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
16
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18
  • Labour Market Information
  • Computer Skills Development
19
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
20
  • Labour Market Information
21
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
22
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
23
24
  • Managing Difficult Workplace Conversations
  • Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
25
  • Managing Difficult Workplace Conversations
  • Computer Skills Development
26
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
27
  • Managing Difficult Workplace Conversations
28
  • Simulated Workplace Experience
29
  • Simulated Workplace Experience

 

What We Do

The Women's Employment Resource Centre (WERC) is a charitable, not for profit organization which provides employment services free of charge for women of Oxford County.
WERC is thankful to Employment Ontario (Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities), Investing in Women's Futures (Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services) and The County of Oxford for funding the services provided.


WERC's Mission Statement

The Women’s Employment Resource Centre creates a community which enables economic sufficiency through the discovery and development of knowledge, skills, internal resources and social supports.We commit ourselves to speaking the truth about the personal, institutional and cultural barriers that women experience, including violence, trauma and poverty.In this way we nurture hope and affect life affirming social change by honouring who we are, hearing where we have come from, and respecting where we choose to go.

WERC Offers:

  • One-on-one Employment Counselling
  • Employment Skills Workshops
  • Workplace Skills Development Program
  • Resume/Cover Letter Prep
  • Interview Skills
  • Career Assessment
  • Second Career
  • Job Matching and Placement Incentive (for Employers and Employees)
  • Technology – COmputer Lab / Photocopier / Fax / Enlarger
  • Client Supports (licences, CRC – criminal record check, clothing,  transportation, education requirements, GED testing)
  • Food Security
  • Work Boots
  • Interview Clothing
Cathy Austin Fund for women who do not qualify for Client Supports
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