Enterprising Careers

Enterprising Careers is a career exploration program that can help you prepare for and find rewarding employment opportunities. We help you take the first steps to become “job ready”  by showing how to access your current skills, make informed decisions about career paths, and perhaps considering going back to school. We offer individual support alongside group sessions where you can explore your inner self and feel empowered to make life and career decisions. Learn from other women just like you, and about community resources that are available to support you along your journey.

Please call or email us today to find out more or to register for an upcoming session.

About the Program

  • Discover employment options that fit your personality
  • Build self-confidence as you identify your interests and skills
  • Research occupations and make a research Action Plan
  • Attend group sessions one morning a week for 10 weeks or two mornings a week for 5 weeks
  • Access one-on-one counselling with a Career Coach
  • On-going support in the program for one year
  • Networking events with special guest speakers

Program Schedule (Subject to change)

Newmarket Fall’18 – Once a week
Tuesday  mornings
9:30am-12:30pm, from Sept 25th to Nov 27th, 2018
Orientation Session: Sept 18th
Women’s Centre of York Region
# 207 – 16775 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 8J4
(Yonge Street & Mulock Drive – north east corner)
Richmond Hill Fall’18 – Once a week
Tuesday mornings
9:30am-12:30pm, from Oct 2nd to Dec 4 th, 2018
Orientation Session: Sept 25th
Hosted by: YMCA Employment Services and Community
10610 Bayview Avenue, Unit 12, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3N8
Richmond Hill Fall’18 – Once a week
Wednesday mornings
9:30am-12:30pm, from Oct 3rd to Dec5 th, 2018
Orientation Session: Sept 26th
Hosted by: Richmond Hill Welcome Centre
9325 Yonge Street, #31a, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0A8
Vaughan Fall’18 – Once a week
Thursday mornings
9:30am-12:30pm, from Oct 4th to Dec 6th, 2018
Orientation Session: Sept 27th
Hosted by: Vaughan Welcome Centre
9100 Jane St. #56-67, Vaughan
Aurora Fall’18 – Once a week
Friday mornings
9:30am-12:30pm, from Oct 5th to Nov 30th, 2018
Orientation Session: Sept 21th
Orientation Session: Sept 28th
In partnership with Aurora Public Library
15145 Yonge Street, Aurora
Markham  Fall’18 – Once a week
Saturday mornings
9:30am-12:30pm, from Oct 13th to Dec 15th, 2018
Orientation Session: Sept 29th
Hosted by: Markham North Welcome Centre
8400 Woodbine Avenue #102, Markham
Stouffville Fall’18 – Once a week
Monday afternoons
12:30m-3:00pm, from Oct 15th to Dec 10th, 2018
Orientation Session: Sept 24th or Oct 1st
Hosted by: Yorkworks Employment Services
111 Sandiford Dr, 2nd floor, Stouffville

Program Contacts

For more information and to inquire about our programs, please call:

Iara Encinas 

Brenda Barron

  • Phone: 905-853-9270 x. 106 (toll free 1-855-853-9270)
  • Email: bbarron@wcyr.ca

Karen McConvey

Maisie Poon

  • Phone: 905-853-9270 x. 224 (toll free 1-855-853-9270)
  • Email: mpoon@wcyr.ca


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York Region logo   This program is funded through the Regional Municipality of York