Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC)
Address: 175 Hamlyn Road, St. John’s, NL A1E 5Z6
|Tel: (709) 738-3713 |
Toll Free: 1-800-738-3713
Fax: (709) 738-3743
|Website: www.wrdc.ca |
Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) is a provincial non-profit organization committed to increasing women’s participation in trades and technology.
Vision: Newfoundland and Labrador women are enabled and empowered to achieve successful careers in advanced technology and skilled trades
Women in trades and technology careers
Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:
With both private and public funding, WRDC, and its Educational Resource Center (ERC), offer a variety of programs and services to address the challenges surrounding the attraction, recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in these sectors. WRDC offers these programs and services at no charge thanks to the support of Industry partners and the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. WRDC key activities include:
- Career exploration programs;
- Career development and employment assistance services;
- Recruitment and retention consultation and training for employers; and
- Collaborating with key stakeholders such as training institutions, employers, labour unions, government departments and community groups to identify solutions to issues commonly identified by women in trades and technology.