Women's Employment Resource Centre

Site: Woodstock - Dundas St

Service: Workplace Skills Development Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-421-2077
Fax 519-421-3921
E-Mail werc@werc.ca
Website www.werc.ca
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Primary Contact Maggie McDonald, Executive Director, WERC; Phone: (Business) 519-421-2077 ext 22; Email: admin@werc.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Description (Service): Workplace Skills Development Program: * 12 week (23 hours a week) * program with new starts in Sep, Jan and Apr

* Earn a Certificate that you can add to your résumé * Gain a up-to-date reference * Sharpen your interviewing and cover letter writing skills * Learn how to communicate more effectively * Demonstrate successful Interpersonal Skills such as: Teamwork * Ability to handle stress and criticism * Maintain healthy boundaries * Learn how to solve problems that may have been a barrier to your moving forward * Prove your reliability and job readiness * Prove that you can follow instructions, show initiative and self-monitor quality control * Gain hands-on skills in our work-room to create products for yourself and the global community * Work with our counselors, job coaches, job developers and instructors to explore your best options whether it be employment or further education * Please note that this program can be done in modules so you can extend the length of the program or only do the pieces that relate to your needs.
Hours Office Mon to Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Oxford County - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Female residents of Oxford County
Application Schedule an appointment for an interview to be selected for this program. Participants needs to be available for the full program.
Languages English
Fees Service - Free ; Admission
Agency Information
Description (Agency) WERC provides free Employment Services for all women of Oxford County.
Funding Provincial - Ministry on the Status of Women ; Provincial - Ministry of children, Community and Social Services -
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
Women's Employment Resource Centre
424 Dundas St
Woodstock, ON N4S 1C1
 
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Intersection Perry St and Dundas St
Mailing Address 236 Light St 
Woodstock, ON N4S 6H8
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance may be needed with washroom door Employment Ontario services are fully accessible * main entrance * counsellors' offices * classroom * computer lab * washrooms * kitchen area not accessible.

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