WHAT WE OFFER
We offer a wide range of programs tailored specifically for women and girls. Our programs and services can help you to develop valuable skills, become involved in your community, or support you with your employment goals. Achev’s knowledgeable staff offer personalized wrap-around supports to ensure women and girls success and participation.
Career Success for Racialized Newcomer Women (CSRNW)
Funded by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada), this program is designed to provide highly skilled racialized newcomer women with the essential skills needed to successfully navigate the Canadian labour market. Two-weeks of the classroom-style curriculum are followed by 10 weeks of individualized coaching and comprehensive job search support by a workplace development coach based on program participants’ career goals.
The Elevate program helps newcomer women, ages 19-45, strengthen their digital literacy skills while helping them develop their social skills, labour market knowledge, community engagement, and volunteerism.
Advancing Equity for Women and Girls
Funded by Women and Gender Equality (WAGE), this program aims to promote the economic security and prosperity of immigrant and racialized women in the Greater Toronto Area. The goal is to address systemic barriers to employment and support a feminist response and recovery from the impact COVID-19 has had on immigrant and racialized women. The project includes consultation with key GTA stakeholders, including women and business leaders, that will directly inform the creation of workshops and a toolkit to implement inclusive practices for employers.
Workforce Pathways for Women in Senior Care
This is a free employment program that places women in steady, high-demand and long-term jobs. The program offers a solution to upskill and place immigrant and racialized women in the Greater Toronto Area into sustainable careers in the senior care sector. The program includes 4 weeks of online skills training, 12 weeks of paid work placement leading to employment, and on the job support for the duration of the work placement. This program is funded by the Ontario Government’s Skills Development Fund (SDF).
RISE (Resilience. Independence. Support. Empowerment)
The RISE (Resilience. Independence. Support. Empowerment) program is created to support women and self-identifying women individuals experiencing Gender-Based Violence within their homes or communities. This program aims at empowering women through goal-driven one-on-one confidential services such as supportive counselling, accessing community resources, and providing necessary information to help rebuild their lives and develop a strong sense of well-being.