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|Record #: CND4138||Last Modified: 24 Jun 2021||Last Full Update: 22 Apr 2021|
|Areas Served||Kitchener ; Waterloo ; Wellesley Township ; Wilmot Township ; Woolwich Township|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||In Her Shoes (Youth) is an 18-week employment skills building program for young women (cis & trans) and non-binary between the ages of 15-30 who are experiencing significant barriers to securing employment. In this program, participants receive technical training and work experience in bricks and clicks social enterprise store, In Her Shoes, selling gently-loved accessories and shoes. Participants will earn minimum wage, equivalent to 30 hours/week.
Participants receive training in three primary areas to support securing employment upon completion from the program:
1) Technical skills:-including digital literacy, computer operating systems and software, customer service and support, online business and e-commerce, retail work, point of sale systems and cash handling, marketing and photography. 2) Employability skills:- building a marketable resume, understanding the labour market, and job search strategies to secure employment.
3) Life skills:- to create a healthy lifestyle optimal for success in maintaining employment.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 12 noon-6 pm * Online program only at this time|
|Eligibility||Ages: 15 year(s) - 30 year(s)
Female, trans and gender non-binary
|Application||Complete and submit registration form from website. After registration is received an interview and tour of store will be scheduled.|
|Service Categories||Job Retraining ~ Youth|
|Primary Contact||Ally McDermott, Employment Counsellor, In Her Shoes (Youth); Phone: 519-504-7317; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Sheneka Myers, Employment Counsellor, In Her Shoes (Youth); Phone: 519-504-7317; Email: email@example.com|
|Address and Location Information|
|Public Comments||COVID-19 Update: At the present time we are operating virtually, our program will return to in person when we are able to under the present circumstances. While it is a virtual program it is still for Waterloo Regional area residences exclusively.|
|Located In Community||Kitchener|
|Address & Map||
84 Frederick St
Canada N2H 2L7
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|Intersection||Frederick St and Duke St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|