Starting Point, a 12-week employability program for women is looking for a few more participants for a program scheduled to start this month.
Funded by the Canada-Nova Scotia Labour Market Development Agreement under the direction of Employment Nova Scotia and overseen by the Pictou County Women’s Centre, the course will start later this month and run until the end of March.
The program runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 101 Provost St., New Glasgow.
The Starting Point program is designed to foster women’s economic independence and is open to any woman who is considering entering or re-entering the workplace or exploring career or education options. As a result of this program there are many graduates currently employed or being re-educated.
The program includes the following components: Employment Skills and
Life and Team Work Skills. Subsidies for childcare and transportation will be
Any women in the county who have not taken this program are invited to call and
leave a message for Candace or Jane at 695-3444 for an interview taking place
this week or for further information.