Employment Programs & Services
uplift Reskilling program
This program is now closed. Please check back here in April 2023 for updates on programming availability.
uPLIFT: a brand new Reskilling Program in cambridge
Advancing employment opportunities in our community
YWCA Cambridge’s newest program Uplift Reskilling Program provides women and non-binary people the opportunity to reskill or upskill in the advanced manufacturing and specialized technology fields through certification training and additional supports related to job development and navigating traditionally male-dominated workplaces.
Uplift participants will have access to certification training with a provincially recognized institution. After certification, YWCA staff will assist participants to achieve better employment and to prepare their job skills through activities such as mock interviews and resume-building.
Applications are now closed for Cohort 2. Thank you to all who applied.
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Our Program Partners
We are proud to offer this program in partnership with the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario and McMaster University. Certification training focused on the advanced manufacturing and specialized technology fields will be offered through this program. Training fees for participants are generously covered by the FedDev Ontario.
If you have questions about eligibility or require more information, please contact Ashley Locke, Program Coordinator, Reskilling Program at email@example.com
Are you an Employer Interested in providing mentorship or employment opportunities to participants?
YWCA Cambridge’s Uplift Reskilling program is an innovative upskilling/reskilling program designed to meet the changing needs of the advanced manufacturing sector in Cambridge and surrounding areas. If your organization is interested in providing mentorship opportunities to current students or think that our graduates could round out your workforce upon graduation, we would love to hear from you! Please contact Ashley Locke, Program Manager to learn more.
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