WINS Retail Ready

Women in Need Society of Calgary


Description
NOTE: COVID-19 UPDATE: ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE. CLASSES ARE RUNNING AT REDUCED CAPACITY AND WITH STRINGENT SANITIZATION PROTOCOLS IN PLACE.
Provides training and work experience to find and maintain employment within the retail industry.

Service offers:

  • 4 weeks of instruction and 2 weeks of work experience in a WINS Family Thrift Store
  • experiential learning that fosters personal empowerment and values based professional development

Affiliation: Alberta Government, Momentum, Prospect, TJX Ltd
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to woman-identifying individuals who are:
  • age 16 and older
  • able to effectively communicate in English
  • struggling to find work, or little to no work experience
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact to register
  • visit website for details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait period is dependent on the number of applications received. Applications are printed off by order received and all applicants are contacted to set up an in-person interview, a few weeks prior to the start of classes, to determine if the applicant is a good fit for the service. Due to the decrease in class sizes, there is a larger number of applications in the waiting period.


Telephone
403-369-8249
Web Site
https://www.winsyyc.ca/retail-ready-by-wins
Email
dbuk@womeninneed.net
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
March 23, 2022
Address
#Unit 1, 3525 26 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2B 2M9
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