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5 tips to land your first job in child care
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5 tips to land your first job in child care

23 March 2023 - by Renuka Malhotra

 The child care sector is brimming with job opportunities. According to an Infiniti Research...read more
YMCA member shines a light on mental health
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YMCA member shines a light on mental health

14 June 2022 - by Nicole Meredith

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity, and it’s thanks to our incredible donors and volunteers...read more
YMCA donor & former Chair of the Board of Directors helps re-ignite community spirit
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YMCA donor & former Chair of the Board of Directors helps re-ignite community spirit

17 May 2022 - by Nicole Meredith

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity, and it’s thanks to our incredible donors and volunteers...read more
YMCA donor & Board member strives to open opportunities for all
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YMCA donor & Board member strives to open opportunities for all

03 May 2022 - by Nicole Meredith

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity, and it’s thanks to our incredible donors and volunteers...read more
Sid Finkelstein lends a helping hand: Find out how
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Sid Finkelstein lends a helping hand: Find out how

04 December 2020 - by Zoja Popovic

Sidney Finkelstein (left) in front of the North York YMCA on December 2, 2020, collecting food...read more
A lasting impact: how Riham helps YMCA Child Care make a difference
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A lasting impact: how Riham helps YMCA Child Care make a difference

10 March 2020 - by Dawn Yan

Riham and her fellow George Brown placement students made a splash on our blog when they shared...read more
Newcomer learns to embrace change and discovers new-found confidence through YMCA Immigrant Services
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Newcomer learns to embrace change and discovers new-found confidence through YMCA Immigrant Services

14 January 2020 - by Sarah Cowan

Halimat experienced major culture shock when she arrived in Canada from Nigeria. Everything that...read more
Dedicated YMCA volunteer wins provincial award for 10 years of service
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Dedicated YMCA volunteer wins provincial award for 10 years of service

28 November 2019 - by Sarah Cowan

For many high school students, gaining community service hours is just another task on their...read more
3 ways to teach your child about the importance of giving back
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3 ways to teach your child about the importance of giving back

25 November 2019 - by Dawn Yan

With the holiday season right around the corner, your to-do list as a parent is likely expanding...read more
A newcomer’s journey: Adjusting to life in Canada through YMCA Immigrant Services
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A newcomer’s journey: Adjusting to life in Canada through YMCA Immigrant Services

20 September 2019 - by Sarah Cowan

Moving to a new country can be daunting. Finding employment, settling into a new community,...read more

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IMMIGRANT SERVICES

Settle in and light up your new life in the GTA with support from Immigrant Services.

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Make new friends, hone new skills and find counselling at our Youth Programs.

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YMCA ACADEMY

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