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Community Outreach – Administrative Assistant

Reports to: Community Outreach Coordinator Type of Position: Contract, 6 hours/week Duration: Immediately to March 31, renewable after evaluation  Location: Pointe-Claire (West Island)  Summary of Position Reporting to the Community Outreach Coordinator, the Community Outreach- Administrative Assistant provides administrative support for all community outreach programs. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for researching the needs of the women of the community and developing new outreach activities that are in keeping with the WIWC’s ...

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Free Seminars

All of the Women’s Centre’s seminars are free and open to the general public HOW TO MAKE THE BEST OF YOUR BUDGET Post pandemic economy. Rising interest rates. Rising cost of food and essentials. How do you manage your budget in these tough financial times?! Barbara Cieply retired several years ago as a senior account manager at RBC. The most rewarding part of her job was explaining and teaching clients about their banking options, so they could make the best possible informed decisions for themselves. This is what she would like to bring to you ...

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Moms & Tots Playgroups

Time for Two playgroups Since October 2005, we have been offering Time for Two, an arts and crafts program for young families in the CLSC Lac St. Louis territory. The purpose of this activity is to break isolation and support all families. Time for Two encourages a positive and joyful experience to share between mother and child. An additional benefit of the project is the opportunity for mothers to interact with each other and to have a very positive mother-child relationship. Mothers help to create an enriching environment in which their child can learn and ...

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Free Support Groups

The Women’s Centre’s support groups offer women the psychological and emotional support they need to take up a new challenge, handle a problem, or further develop as individuals. Participants share their experience, support each other, and receive information and advice. The groups are free of charge, but donations are welcomed. For information and to register: Dealing with Separation and Divorce Healing Together Perinatal Loss Support Group Infertility Support Group New Baby Conversation and Support Group

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Around The Centre

News from the Women’s Centre Welcome to the beginning of a very special year at the West Island Women’s Centre! This year, we celebrate our organization’s 40th anniversary. We have arrived at this important milestone thanks to a huge number of women. From the small group who worked together to create our organization back in 1975 to last year’s stellar team of volunteers and staff, the Women’s Centre’s story is filled with hardworking and inspiring women. And with the help of our members and staff, our story will continue for many more years to come. ...

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