This program was created to empower young women to become more engaged in their community through volunteerism.

Volunteer experience has become an important consideration when hiring. Our program helps young women develop the necessary skills to become agents of change in their community. The program is designed to meet the specific needs of each participating cohort to ensure every cohort receives the necessary assistance to achieve success.

Through the development of strong community relationships, EmpowHer has become a well-recognized and popular program that fills up quickly.

Features include:

  • LinkedIn training
  • Online and in-person mentorship development
  • Diversity and inclusion training
  • Personality dimensions
  • Grant writing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
  • Law
  • Education
  • Government and politics
  • Female leadership
  • Job preparatory skills
  • Services in the community for female youth
  • Experience and skills development through volunteerism and community engagement

  • Female youth age 16 to 29
  • Newcomer female youth age 16 to 29 with Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 5 or higher
  • Must have a resume
  • Must participate in an interview

Participants are required to:

  • Attend program orientation
  • Volunteer for 140 hours over 9 weeks
  • Complete 15 in-class workshops over the course of 12 weeks
  • Travel to Brampton and Mississauga

Applicants must send in a resume and should expect to be called in for an interview. All those accepted into the program will go through a two-hour orientation. Participants will be expected to contribute a minimum of 140 hours of volunteer time over the course of the program.



Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB)

Virtual Academic and Career Conference Flyer, August 18-21

Virtual Academic and Career Conference Poster, August 18-21

Contact Us


50 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Suite 300/410 Mississauga, ON L5B 3C2 Canada

Brampton South

7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 601 Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3 Canada

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