WAND Work Readiness & Self Employment

A- A A+

WAND Wo(men) Achieving New Directions

Work Readiness & Self-Employment


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.


WAND 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
  • Preparing you for success in a COVID-19 Job Market

FREE Business Consultations

WAND 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!


WAND Programs:

Zip Code Wilmington

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Interested in learning how to code with Python and JAVA programming languages? Want to be a professional software developer or data engineer? YWCA Delaware and Zip Code Wilmington, a nonprofit coding school with a mission to help Delaware compete globally for technical jobs while helping graduates increase their earning potential for life, invite you to… Continue Reading Zip Code Wilmington

WE360 Entrepreneurship

Thursday, March 25, 2021

The WE360 Business Essentials program is designed to help women and people of color overcome barriers to starting, growing and sustaining businesses while providing them with educational tools to increase their knowledge and confidence as entrepreneurs. Ready to Own Your Own Business? Enroll now for YWCA Delaware’s 2021 WE360 Business Essentials program. Through our partnership with Ureeka, an online community dedicated to helping Women and Entrepreneurs of Color… Continue Reading WE360 Entrepreneurship

WAND Mind Your Business Virtual Boot Camp Series

WAND Mind Your Business Series

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Starting Your Business in 2021? JOIN US! Mind Your Business is a VIRTUAL boot camp series to help emerging and start-up businesses focus on 21st-century business development techniques, including: learning how to do a market analysis creating a plan determining your financials and creating a pricing model developing a brand developing operation skills to take… Continue Reading WAND Mind Your Business Series

YWCA Delaware DelDOT Workforce Training

YWCA Delaware and DelDOT Workforce Training & Highway Construction Program

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Did you know? – The State of Delaware has made major investments in its roadways, creating a significant number of jobs in an overall challenging COVID-19 job market. – Certified Flaggers and licensed CDL Drivers are in demand state-wide! YWCA Delaware and DelDOT have partnered again to deliver a VIRTUAL Workforce Training to help individuals… Continue Reading YWCA Delaware and DelDOT Workforce Training & Highway Construction Program

WAND 21st Century Job Search - Virtual Boot Camp Series

21st Century Job Search Boot Camp

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Boost your Job Search Boot Camp 2021 is here! Are you ready to achieve your career goals? If you need a job, a promotion or more income, the 2021 boot camp series will help you develop the skills you need for seeking, gaining and improving employment. You will learn to: Identify Transferrable Skills Create a… Continue Reading 21st Century Job Search Boot Camp