YW Strive

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YW Strive


About: YW Strive is a free six-week digital literacy and workforce training program powered by Google.org, that teaches individuals how to work productively and collaboratively using Google Workspace. (Schedules listed below.) Whatever your stage of digital skills experience, learning, and understanding, YWCA Delaware is ready to assist. This program offers an assessment to determine which level of YW Strive will be most beneficial for learning about or increasing knowledge of digital skills. After registration,  participants will receive an email to complete a Basic Computer Skills Assessment to determine placement in YW Strive, or YW Strive Advanced.  

YW STRIVE
Location
: Home-Life Management Center Learning Lab
709 N. Madison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

Schedule:
 Tuesdays, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
1/10/23
1/17/23
1/24/23
1/31/23
2/7/23
2/14/23

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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. 

Topics:
  • 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

More Details:

 

Hands-On Approach
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.

Upon Completion

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.

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