WAND Work Readiness & Self Employment

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Program Services:

Entrepreneur Support

  • One-to-One Business Counseling
  • Assessment of Business Needs and Resources
  • Entrepreneur Goal Development and Achievement
  • Mind Your Business Small Business Boot Camp
  • DIY Marketing Lab and Workshop

Career Readiness Support

  • Career Sessions, Roundtables, Workshops
  • One-to-One Workforce Development Support
  • 21st Century Job Search Boot Camp
  • Workability Workshop Series

FREE Business Consultations

The Wo(men) Achieving New Directions Program offers complimentary business development, advisory , technical and one- on-one counseling for aspiring business owners or those who are already in business. Take advantage of your FREE business consultation today, complete a brief form (see link below). A team member of the WAND program will reach out to you shortly after you complete the form.


Wo(men) Achieving New Directions Entrepreneur/Small Business and Career Readiness Curriculums

The WAND Program offers entrepreneur strategies to emerging business owners, who need “hands on” technical support and tools to position their business for success and sustainability.

Our workforce development programs provide 21st Century job search skills to those with barriers to employment, including, individuals seeking to navigate the job market, identify transferable skills and re-brand themselves for new and current employment opportunities.


Please watch this space for updated information



Job Search Training & Flagger Certification

Coming this Spring!


Session 1
Please bring your resume for review and assistance!

Session 2
Must participate in both sessions!

COST – Your Participation
Earn 2 Certificates
Workforce & Flagger

153 E Chestnut Hill Road
Suite 102
Newark, DE 19713

Find out more now!
Email: Troy Farmer tfrmer@ywcade.org
or call 302-224-4060 ext. 203

If calling, please leave:
     · First and Last Name
     · Contact Number
     · Email

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Please watch this space for updated information

DelDot Coming This Spring

21st Century Career Development Boot Camp

Wednesday’s 1/8*, 1/15*, 1/22, 1/29, and 2/5
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Register now!

Whether you are a seasoned professional, new to the workforce, have been downsized, terminated or a career changer, this interactive 5-session Boot Camp can help you to achieve your career goals and give you the competitive edge you need to further your career.

Join Pat Troy-Brooks, Workforce Strategist, for this job ready course. Register online at http://bit.ly/364vTyF

*01/08/ & 01/15/2020 Classes held at YWCA Newark location
153 E. Chestnut Hill Road, Suite 102
Newark, DE 19713

Rt.9 Library
New Castle Ave,
New Castle, DE 19720
FREE parking

21 Century Career Development Flyer

Ready to Take Your Business to the Next Level?

Join YWCA Women’s Empowerment 350° Program
Powered by McDonald’s Black and Positively Golden™
Register nor for this free, exciting entrepreneurship course.


Women only, 18+ existing business or future start-up
for more information call 302-224-4060 ext. 216

6 Sessions on Tuesday’s January 28th to March 6th, Classes held at YWCA Newark Location
153 E. Chestnut Hill Road Ste 102
Newark, DE 19713

21 Century Career Development Flyer

Looking for a new job or career?

YWCA Delaware’s WAND Program is partnering with DelDot to recruit candidates for a free and paid On-The-Job Training Program in highway construction.

The program encompasses:

  • Aid in job placement
  • Case management
  • Career counseling
  • Ongoing workforce workshops

For more information contact
302-224-4060 ext. 203

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