Updated COVID-19 guidelines at YMCA of Greater Saint John September 17 2021 - SAINT JOHN, NB - Following the recent announcement by the Government of New Brunswick regarding required proof of vaccinations at gyms, indoor group exercise, indoor pools and recreation facilities, the YMCA of Greater Saint John will require proof of your vaccination or medical exemption, before entry, beginning Wednesday, September 22 for those 12 years old and over. Memberships Beginning on Wednesday, September 22, we ask that our members bring their membership card, along with proof of vaccination and government issued ID, to be verified by our Welcome Desk staff. Members will have the option to consent to the YMCA noting on your membership that your vaccination status was verified, so that you will not be required to produce your vaccination proof each time you access the Wellness Facility, as long as your membership remains active. [...]
Supporting the arrival of Afghanistan refugees in Saint John September 10, 2021 - SAINT JOHN, NB - The news from Afghanistan is devastating. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and settlement agencies across Canada are responding to this evolving and tragic situation and are supporting the arrival of Afghanistan refugees to Canada. As a Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) provider, Newcomer Connections is preparing for Afghani and other refugee arrivals in Saint John in the coming months. Newcomer Connections has long-standing experience and expertise responding to major resettlement initiatives, such as welcoming arrivals from Syria in 2015. The Saint John community responded to this crisis with amazing volunteer support and we are hoping to see our city step up again. While we are not currently seeing the same volume of arrivals as the Syrian response – we will see an increase in the frequency of arrivals. The YMCA of Greater Saint John’s [...]
Gala will be held Nov. 5 to celebrate award winners PALS and Dustin Leclerc — August 5, 2021 SAINT JOHN, NB — The YMCA of Greater Saint John has announced the details of the 2021 Red Triangle Award Gala as well as the recipients of the Red Triangle and Leader to Watch Awards. The Annual Red Triangle Award Gala, presented by Emera New Brunswick, will be held on Friday, Nov. 5, at the Saint John Regional Y. The Red Triangle Award recognizes long and meritorious service, outstanding contributions and achievement in the community, while the Leader to Watch Award honours an individual who is a role model for other young adults in our community. “Emera New Brunswick would like to offer our sincere congratulations to this year’s award recipients,” said General Manager Ryan O’Hara. “Your commitment and service to the community has made a tremendous difference to many [...]
In this session, Sue will discuss strategies for interviewing in Canada. How can you be prepared for an interview and what are the interviewers looking for in the questions they ask? How do you have a good interview? This information session will be online in English only.
Come learn about Canadian cultural differences in the workplace! In this information session, we will discuss relationships and communication with coworkers. This online information session will be in English only.
Learn the language of carpentry and wood manufacturing. In this program, you'll learn about tools, measurements, projects, customer service, workplace communication, and how to find and apply for jobs. The program runs from October 25 to December 18.