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Canada Revenue Agency

CRA LogoThe Regional Outreach Program Officer from the Canada Revenue Agency will be happy to share information on benefits and credits individuals may be entitled to if they file an income tax and benefit return. We will also be available to share information on working with and applying for jobs at the CRA.

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SCE LifeWorks

SCE LogoSCE LifeWorks supports Manitobans labelled with developmental disabilities to work and participate in the community (in Winnipeg). SCE LifeWorks also partners with businesses and organizations that are interested in diversifying its workforce by facilitating connections with capable and enthusiastic jobseekers. We are committed to person-centred services that solely manifest themselves in inclusive settings in the community. SCE LifeWorks is also the lead partner of Project SEARCH Winnipeg, featuring the only two Project SEARCH sites in Canada.

For more information about how SCE LifeWorks supports employment, diversity and inclusion, visit www.lifeworks.mb.ca.

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Workers Compensation Board

CRA LogoThe Workers Compensation Board is an injury and disability insurance system for workers and employers in Manitoba. We promote safe and healthy workplaces, recovery and return to work, and provide compassionate and supportive compensation services for workers and employers. Our vision is "a trusted partner insuring today and building a safer tomorrow".

The WCB is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce with equitable representation of Aboriginal persons, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women. Applicants are encouraged to indicate in their covering letter or resumé if they are a member of these groups.

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City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg logo The City of Winnipeg values a dynamic and diverse workforce of highly skilled people working together to deliver excellent service to the citizens of Winnipeg. We are an organization where you can build a career and make a difference to your community. We offer a competitive salary, pension and benefits package, a wide range of challenging career choices, and a respectful, diverse, safe and healthy workplace.

The City of Winnipeg is committed to further promoting equality of employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are a diverse labour pool with valuable skills. We strive to be a leader in the recruitment and retention of persons with disabilities.

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Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work

CCRW LogoThe CCRW Partners Program is a National employment service designed to support job seekers with disabilities as well as employers. We provide job search services, return to work programming with the use of wage subsidy, short-term training, and employment maintenance accommodation supports to employers as well as job seekers with disabilities. All services are designed to ensure the long-term meaningful employment of our clients. The CCRW Partners program is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Opportunities Fund.

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Innovative Life Options

Innovative Life Options LogoInnovative LIFE Options is a non-profit organization contracted by Manitoba Department of Families to offer resources, training, advice and guidance to each person who receives In the Company of Friends (ICOF) funding.

LIFE focuses on empowering individuals to create a lifestyle that they desire by providing high quality resources and a stable and functioning network.

Our support and resources focus on assisting in the development and implementation of LIFE plans for individuals receiving ICOF funding. We work to facilitate healthy relationships and strong networks to ensure individuals are surrounded by those who are committed to assist in the process of self-managing.

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Manitoba Customer Contact Association

Manitoba Customer Contact Association LogoManitoba Customer Contact Association (MCCA) is an industry association comprised of Manitoba companies and organizations associated with the customer contact sector. MCCA supports the industry coordinating training and networking opportunities to ensure the necessary skills are developed to meet the needs of the future. Members are also committed to educating the public and creating career awareness, promoting the industry as one where many careers begin and develop into a successful future.

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steps2work

Steps 2 Work Logosteps2work assists people with disabilities, primarily those living with a psychiatric disability as well as those with other disabilities who have a mental health issue, to secure and maintain employment by providing a range of employment related services.

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Connect Employment Services

Connect LogoConnect Employment Services is a non-profit employment service that supports people with intellectual disabilities to work and participate in the community.

We facilitate successful employment partnerships between the business community and jobseekers by providing professional consultation services, including assistance with job search and recruitment, on-the-job training, and retention strategies.

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Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

MITT Logo MITT offers post-secondary certificates and diplomas alongside comprehensive, integrated secondary programming, all directly linked to current labour market needs and focused on the areas of Health Care and Human Services, Information and Business Technology, and Skilled Trades. We build each of our programs–including the customized continuing education and workforce development options offered through our Lifelong Learning Institute–with industry to meet their labour needs and skills requirements and to ensure our students acquire high-quality skillsets tailored to in-demand career opportunities.

To help our students successfully bridge from classroom to career, most of our programs include work practicums and every program includes employability skills training and career development services.

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Community Futures Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program

EDP Logo The Community Futures Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP) offers business services to people with disabilities or health conditions interested in starting or expanding a business in rural Manitoba. This program is open to anyone with a viable business idea who has a disability or a health condition.

For more information phone: 1-888-303-2232 or visit our website at www.cfmanitoba.ca

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Canadian Mental Health Association Manitoba and Winnipeg

CMHA Logo CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg's Employment Supports is a short term program that uses a rapid employment approach to support participants looking to join or return to the workforce.

Rapid employment involves a short engagement period where a return to work action plan and resume are developed followed by an intense job search process. Job retention support is provided once employment has been found by our Employment Specialists and Job Coach.

We take a team approach and work collaboratively with participants. Activities focus on understanding the roles of employees and what is required to meet an employer's expectations, and how to develop work-life balance.

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Province of Manitoba - Department of Families - marketAbilities Program

Manitoba Families logoThe marketAbilities Program offers a wide range of employment-focused services to assist eligible adults with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining and maintaining employment.

Case coordination and vocational counselling services are provided by the Department of Families, Regional Health Authorities and three designated agencies funded by the Department of Families (Society for Manitobans with Disabilities, Canadian National Institute for the Blind and Canadian Paraplegic Association). For eligible participants requiring little or no support in preparing a vocational plan, a Self-Directed Option is also available.

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Opportunities for Employment

OFE LogoOur mission statement is... To equip individuals to achieve greater independence by pursuing and maintaining meaningful employment. For more than a decade now, OFE has assisted over 20,000 individuals find and keep meaningful employment. Today we employ over 40 professionals who have a passion for helping our unemployed Winnipeg residents in their journey to self-sufficiency. We provide many services including job search programs, networking opportunities with employers, pre-employment workshops, motivational workshops, certificate programs and computer literacy programs (See booth for more services & supports). And most importantly... all of our services are at NO COST to you!

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Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries

MLL LogoManitoba Liquor & Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is a Crown corporation of the Province of Manitoba, responsible for the distribution and sale of beverage alcohol, and for providing gaming and entertainment experiences, all in a socially responsible manner.

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries operates Liquor Marts and Liquor Mart Express stores for the sale of beverage alcohol, as well as, offering two unique casinos with a variety of quality gaming and entertainment experiences at Club Regent Casino and McPhillips Station Casino. Both feature classic table games, slots, bingo, restaurants, shows and special events throughout the year. In addition to the casinos, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries also operates a network of VLTs throughout the province which help to support Manitoba's hotel and restaurant industry.

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Reaching E-Quality Employment Services

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Reaching E-Quality Employment Services (REES) is an established, community-based employment service with a consistent track record of assisting people with physical disabilities or health conditions to gain employment, since 1989.

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Manitoba Hydro

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Join our dynamic team of Manitoba's best as we build on an industry-leading company that supports innovation, commitment and service.

We have a comprehensive benefits package and offer diverse and challenging work, a lifetime of career options, ongoing training and development, and a work atmosphere that supports work/life balance.

We have more than 6,000 people working throughout the province in 80 different career streams. No matter what stage in your career, Manitoba Hydro will provide the opportunities and tools you need to achieve your goals.

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ImagineAbility

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ImagineAbility is a not-for-profit organization that supports the employment of people living with Intellectual Disabilities. ImagineAbility focuses on the social aspects of job acquisition, because we believe that getting and keeping a job have very much to do with the relationships we have and the relationships we are able to build.

If you are an employer looking to hire competent employees or if you are a job-seeker looking to work with an accommodating employer, please contact Jeannie Alexander at jalexander@imagineability.ca or 204-954-8455.

ImagineAbility: Live. Work. Learn. Live the life you want.

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Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development Inc. (CAHRD)

CAHRD logo Over the past 35 years, (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development Inc., has evolved from its beginnings as a project of the Canada Employment Centre's to a world-class Indigenous human resource development service. Today, CAHRD is an Indigenous-led, charity organization serving the urban Indigenous community in Winnipeg, and offers a number of services including: literacy, education, post-secondary training and employment counselling. CAHRD also provides personal and academic supports to assist clients and students with opportunities for growth, development and above all, success.

CAHRD is committed to maintaining its focus - helping Indigenous people become employed by 'Creating Futures One Family At A Time!'

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Government of Manitoba - Civil Service Commission

Government of Manitoba logo The Manitoba government civil service offers a wide variety of career opportunities and human resources practices supporting diversity and inclusion. We also work extensively with community organizations to offer numerous and unique opportunities for Manitobans to gain work experience and strengthen life skills through co-operative programs that assist both at work and in life.

Hiring a diverse workforce that is reflective of the Manitoba population makes our civil service stronger. Regardless of ability or background, opportunities exist to make important and lasting contributions in the workplace.

For more information about Manitoba civil service employment programs, please visit www.manitoba.ca/govjobs/info/programs.html

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