Thanks to our partnership with Wilmington Alliance, Wilmington city residents in zip codes 19801, 19802, 19805, and 19806 may be eligible to receive a $400 stipend per person upon completion of YW Strive.
Registration for YW-Strive beginning Tuesday, November 14 until Tuesday, December 19 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. is now open!
Location: 709 N. Madison St., Wilmington DE
Week 1: Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 2: Tuesday, November 21, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 3: Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 4: Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 5: Tuesday, December 12, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
Week 6: Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 5:30 – 8 pm
*Registration deadline is November 10, 2023
YW STRIVE Curriculum Snapshot
Soft skills, transitional skills, and peer support are at the core of all our Workforce Readiness Training Programs. YW strive is unique in that it also incorporates digital skill building.
- Digital Skills for the Workplace (All things Google Drive: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail, Calendars)
- Presentation Skills
- Interview Techniques with Mock Interview Partners (professional volunteers)
- Resume Improvement
- Financial Empowerment
- Team Work and Collaboration
- SMART Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely)
YW Strive fosters a community of support and hands-on classes and assignments. Trainees develop and practice skills in real-time in a collaborative, safe environment. Any individual facing employment barriers or barriers to attending college is strongly encouraged to register.
Participants will receive a certification that demonstrates G-Drive proficiency.
For questions, please email WAND@ywcade.org.
Local Employer or Agency Partnerships
Are you a local employer or nonprofit agency and want to partner with YW Strive? Contact June Crockett, (302) 224-4060 ext. 216, for more information.