In this article, BC Business highlights the success story of YWCA Metro Vancouver’s six-week program that offers employment training and resources in Pashto and Dari speaking refugee women.
“Because the work environment and culture here in Canada varies from that in Afghanistan, we try to bridge the gap between the Afghan woman and the Canadian workplace,” notes Rezayee. “On Fridays we offer one-on-one training with our career advisor. And the last two weeks are intense work search. We work with them to make sure that their needs are met, that they have the training to write resumes, cover letters and complete job applications.”
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