Older Women Thrive

The “Older Women Thrive” (OWT) project delivers physical and mental health benefits to women aged 55 and over by providing various empowerment and capacity building programs.

EmpowerHER: Cultivating Confidence in Career Transitions

  • Calling all women over 55! Are you ready to reenter the workforce with confidence? Over the course of two sessions, we’ll cover everything from regaining your confidence to polishing up your resume, addressing employment gaps, navigating job search platforms, exploring further training opportunities, and mastering interview techniques. With limited spots available, this is your chance to take charge of your career journey. Plus, as a special bonus, all participants will receive a free resume makeover by DotJess to ensure your application shines bright. Don’t miss out on this empowering opportunity to kickstart your career with renewed vigor and expertise!
  • DATES
    Session 1 – Friday 31 May 2024 AND
    Session 2 – Friday 7 June 2024
  • TIME
    10.30am-12.00pm
  • VENUE
    YWCA Hunter, 24 Dawson St, Cooks Hill NSW 2300

  • COST
    FREE – Funded by the NSW Government
  • SUITABLE FOR
    Women (or non-binary) 55yrs+
  • BYO DEVICE
    We do have some laptops and ipads available for loan, please advise if needed.
  • FACILITATOR
    Jess Jones (DotJess)
  • BOOKINGS
    LIMITED NUMBERS. Bookings are essential CLICK HERE TO BOOK or call us on 49292954 to reserve your spot over the phone.

Device Decoders: BYOD Troubleshooting Clinic

  • Join us for a relaxed and informative BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) tech support drop-in session tailored specifically for women over 55! Whether you’re eager to master your smartphone, navigate social media with confidence, or troubleshoot any tech-related questions, DotJess aka Jess Jones is here to help. Known for her ability to techno-translate, there is no question is too small (or too complicated) for Jess! Join us from the start to hear other people’s questions and stick around for answers. Enjoy a cup of coffee, some good company, and personalised assistance as we demystify the digital world together. Let’s embrace technology with ease and empower ourselves to stay connected in today’s digital age. See you there!
  • DATES
    Wednesday, 15 May 2024 OR Friday, 17 May 2024
  • TIME
    10.30am-12.00pm
  • VENUE
    YWCA Hunter, 24 Dawson St, Cooks Hill NSW 2300

  • COST
    FREE – Funded by the NSW Government
  • SUITABLE FOR
    Women (or non-binary) 55yrs+
  • BYO DEVICE
    BYO device that you need assistance with eg smartphone, ipad, laptop.
  • FACILITATOR
    Jess Jones (DotJess)
  • BOOKINGS
    LIMITED NUMBERS. Bookings are essential CLICK HERE TO BOOK or call us on 49292954 to reserve your spot over the phone.

Danger Detectives: Take Back Your Techno Power

  • Ever wondered how to spot a scam email, spy out a Facebook fake, or ensure a website is safe? Look no further! Led by tech translator Jess Jones, this engaging and informative workshop is your go-to guide for staying safe in the digital world. Best part? It’s completely free for all to attend! This workshop is specially tailored to those over 55. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to arm yourself with essential digital safety skills. See you there!
  • DATES
    Wednesday, 22 May 2024 OR Friday, 24 May 2024
  • TIME
    10.30am-12.00pm
  • VENUE
    YWCA Hunter, 24 Dawson St, Cooks Hill NSW 2300

  • COST
    FREE – Funded by the NSW Government
  • SUITABLE FOR
    Women (or non-binary) 55yrs+
  • FACILITATOR
    Jess Jones (DotJess)
  • BOOKINGS
    LIMITED NUMBERS. Bookings are essential CLICK HERE TO BOOK or call us on 49292954 to reserve your spot over the phone.

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