WAND (Women Achieving New Directions)
This course will be held at the Wescosville Recreation Center, 5047 Hamilton Boulevard, Wescosville, PA 18106.
Tuesdays 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, February 11th – March 18th, $70 – 6 weeks.
Registration is limited to 20 participants
Career and Personal Development
WAND helps women discover more about themselves, develop job readiness skills and career confidence, network with potential employers and think about non-traditional career opportunities.
This program is a career development service geared to teach women the job search skills needed to find a job. Since the economic downturn in which unemployment rates have risen, it’s clear that women heads of households are among the groups taking the hardest hit. Moreover, women are still earning less than their male counterparts. Women who are full-time wage and salary workers earn only %80 of what equivalent men earn. WAND and career confidence, network with potential employers, and think about non-traditional career opportunities.
Each session is between 1 to 1.5 hours in duration. This program has been running since 2003 in locations such as churches, community centers, shelters and non-profit organizations.
For more information or to register for WAND, click here.
Women’s Health: Neighbor to Neighbor
The Neighbor to Neighbor program is a breast health information program for women living in subsidized housing in the Lehigh Valley. Through partnerships with local health bureaus the YWCA of Bethlehem offers women free mammograms. This program has run in Allentown and Bethlehem and is funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia Affiliate.