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"WIM Canada is very excited to have YukonWIM join the expanding network of branches across Canada. We are looking forward to working with YukonWIM to make a positive impact on both women and on the industry"

- WIM Canada President
Jean Lucas (YukonWIM Launch)

"Yukon Women in Mining gives us the opportunity to celebrate the valuable role women play in Yukon's mineral industry. Supporting and enhancing women's contributions to the resource sector is vital to the success of mining in our territory"

- Ranj Pillai, Minister of Economic Development

"As a career option 'the mining industry' has been great for me – there are opportunities for international travel, it pays well, and there are plenty of opportunities for independence"

– Joanna Ettlinger
YukonWIM President

"...There are wonderful opportunities for women in the mining and resource sector. I truly believe the labour force of tomorrow will be more diverse, innovative and productive"

– Hon. Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour, Government of Canada


EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT

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(Whitehorse-Online)


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EMPLOYMENT CENTRAL YUKON
(Whitehorse)
  • “Job search headquarters” – provides labour market information, job boards, computers, phones, fax, resource library, employment counseling and career exploration
  • Receive assistance on resume writing, covers letters, interview practice and employment tips (i.e. Dress to Impress)


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(Whitehorse)
  • Help youth develop the necessary skills to successfully gain and maintain meaningful employment (ages 15-30)
  • Drop-in Centre: computer lab, fax machine, photocopier, phone
  • Job search support and strategies, interview preparation, life skills and career development workshops


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(Whitehorse)
  • Public access to adapted computer lab
  • Pre-employment services
  • Job-coaching and on-going employment support
  • Planning and implementing accommodation strategies for employees and employers
  • Opportunities Fund and Targeted Wage Subsidies


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(Whitehorse)
  • Business planning programs and services to help local businesses and entrepreneurs
  • Financial Services (business loan)


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(Online)
  • In-depth guide to career opportunities in Yukon – 100 career profiles


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(Dawson City)
  • Provide employment services to job seekers and support employers


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(Watson Lake)
  • Kaska Career Centre Job & Training Opportunities


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Yukon Women in Mining
#420 - 2237 2nd Ave
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 0K7

Chair  |  Anne Lewis
P: 867-335-1452
E: info@yukonwim.ca




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