Job Opportunity
Aug 3 2016

Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) is a provincial non-profit organization. WRDC has been dedicated to increasing the participation of women in trades and technology occupations in the natural resource development sectors of Newfoundland and Labrador since 1997. With public and private funding, WRDC offers a variety of free programs, as well as consultation and training services, to address the challenges surrounding the recruitment and retention of women in these careers.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Career Development Coordinator will provide assistance, counsel and information to clients on all aspects of employment search and career planning. WRDC coordinators also develop, coordinate and evaluate...

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 09:00 - 10:30

Quidi Vidi Lake
(Skateboard parking lot across from new Canadian Forces Base)

Have you experimented with walking meetings? This active Yakety Yak Conversation Cafe will include walking menues for career practitioners.1. Collect a conversation menu2. Fill up your coffee mug (points for bringing your own mug)3. Find a partner & follow the instructions

A reference guide - Pinasuutitsaq - pinasuutitsaq - which aims to improve career development interventions with Inuit clients, in urban and northern settings is now available for free download. The guide was developed by Regroupement quebecois des organismes pour le developpement de l'employabilite (RQuODE) with project funding support from CERIC and the Kativik Regional Government....
  Velocity targets at risk youth who do not have access to positive social and recreational outlets. Velocity aims to connect youth with meaningful and diverse experiences through adventure pursuits, team building activities, individualized support, and social involvement to help reduce risk factors in youth. Velocity is a free program that uses positive and healthy adrenaline based outdoor educational services with the intention to develop resiliency, self-esteem, and team work. At Velocity, we teach the importance of persevering, assisting our youth in developing skills on not quitting or giving up. Through our adventure pursuits, we teach coping skills to assist participants in overcoming challenges or obstacles by guiding them out of their comfort zone. Some of our...

See Lori Jazvac's article here:

Generation Z, born between 1995 and 2010, will be entering the labour market in astounding numbers in a few years. This transition will fundamentally shape our workforce.



YWCA St. John's is developing a new childcare program! If you live in St. John's or the surrounding area, and have or plan on having children who could avail of childcare, please take a moment to fill out our


Yvonne McDermott has taken over the role of Labour Market Facilitator withthe Ready, Willing and Able program. (RWA) The RWA program is a nationalpartnership of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for CommunityLiving (NLACL), the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA) and their member organizations. Funded by the Government of Canada and active in 20 communities across the country, RWA is designed to increase the labour force participation of people with intellectual disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder. (ASD)Find Yvonne at74 O'Leary Avenue

Phone 722-0790

Email at



Career Focus provides federal funding for local, regional and national employers and organizations to design and deliver a range of activities that enable youth to make more informed career decisions, develop their skills and benefit from work experiences. The program aims to help facilitate youth transition into the labour market.

The Career Focus High-Demand Occupations – Atlantic Canada program assists businesses in rural areas of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador and Eastern Quebec in hiring skilled post-secondary graduates.

The objectives of this project are to:

  • Launch the careers of young post-secondary graduates
  • Assist young graduates to secure employment in their fields of study in rural communities...