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Career Development
‚ÄčTake our Kids to Work 

For the Know your Career Clusters and Six C's, click here.

For the Take our Kids to Work - Grade 9 Career Development Presentation, click here (31 MB).



For the pre-presentation survey for students to complete before attending the presentation, click here.

For the post-presentation survey for students to complete after attending the presentation, click here.

If any St. James-Assiniboia School Division student is interested in watching the following presentations, send an email to to receive an invitation to the virtual TEAMS presentation:
  • Job Search Presentation - October 27, 2021
  • Resume Writing Presentation - November 3, 2021
  • Resume Creation hands-on workshop - November 10, 2021
  • Outstanding Interview Skills Presentation - November 17
  • Futures Forward $10,000 scholarship for students in CFS care or previous CFS clients - November 24


University of Manitoba Virtual Open House: February 24

openhousewinter2022poster.jpgSave the date for our winter Virtual Open House. Registration will open in late January, but short presentations focused on our programs and services can be viewed anytime, on-demand in our video library - encourage your students to watch now to prepare for the live event.


Career Development - Table of Content

Red River College‚Äč

University of Manitoba


  • October 1st: Advanced Entry application deadline for Winter 2022 intake
For more information see, U of M Information Brochure.

University of Manitoba Career Tools and Resources:

Manitoba Student Aid information
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčSummer Volunteer Opportunities for students
Zoo Camp Crew (In Person) 
The Zoo Camp Crew Volunteers are 14 to 18 years old whose main role is to support the Zoo Camp Counselors in their daily camp activities throughout the zoo. Camps run Monday to Friday every week of the summer.‚Äč

YMCA of Greater Toronto (Virtual Position) 
Next Stop Canada Youth (NSCY) is a program that provides online settlement support, learning opportunities, and mentorship to pre-arrival youth ages 12 to 19 who are destined for Canada. Position is for 14-24 years of age.

Winnipeg Humane Society (In person) 
The Counsellor in Training Program (14-15 years) is a volunteer opportunity for youth who wish to support our counsellors under the supervisor of our Lead Counsellor and/or Camp Coordinator during summer

St. Amant (Virtual Position) 
Want to make someone’s day? By telling a story, singing a song, performing a dance or skit, or sending a happy message? This is your moment.
Contact us for more information on how you can become a virtual volunteer!

Sam‚Äôs Place (In Person) 
Kitchen Helper. Cafe Helper, Cafe Baker (Mon-Thurs, 10-4)

CNIB (In Person)
CNIB is recruiting a volunteer maintenance assistant for the Winnipeg office. Make a difference by volunteering your time and skills. Tasks could include painting, minor repairs, moving of furniture and other materials.

A&O Support Services (Virtual Position) 
The Connect Program provides older adults at risk of social isolation and loneliness with regular social contact. A&O Support Services are currently looking for Phone-a-Friends to act as a familiar and supportive companion to an older adult through weekly telephone calls.
Phone: 204-956-6440
A&O Support Services: Senior Immigrant Settlement Service (Virtual Position) 
To contact socially isolated clients to do bi-weekly check-ins in client‚Äôs first language. 
Phone: 204-956-6440

Thrive Thrift Store (In Person)
Sorters have the fun job of working in our warehouse, and are responsible for ensuring that all items that end up in the store are suitable for sale.

You Can't Spoil a Baby (Virtual Position) 
Making and delivering one baby gift for one of the 200+ families on You Can't Spoil A Baby's waiting list is now easier and more rewarding than ever. Whether you have already collected some gently used/new baby items or you are starting off only with the desire to help, we will provide you everything you need to 'Make One Gift'.

For any questions regarding summer volunteer opportunities, contact Kamillah El-Giadaa,  Youth Program Coordinator with Volunteer Manitoba at


‚ÄčCareer Development and Placement Teacher: Heather Rose

email: / Tel. 204-885-9555, Ext. 2373 / Fax: 204-885-7594

Manitoba Career Prospects

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Book a guest speaker, tour, display or informational interview
Did you know that Red River College offers a joint Bachelor of Education program with the University of Winnipeg?
RRC’s Teacher Education office is hosting an information session to explore their three program areas:
  • Business Technology Teacher Education
  • Industrial Arts Technology Teacher Education
  • Technical Vocational Teacher Education.
This will be a great opportunity for prospective students to meet with faculty and have their questions answered.

‚ÄčWomen Apprentices & Women in the Trades‚Äč


The Office to Advance Women Apprentices releases its new tradeswomen video series and virtual learning sessions for women interested in a skilled trade. The video series includes interactive, introductory virtual sessions and made available to women throughout the country. The series begins with videos from Newfoundland and Labrador with plans to film stories in every province we represent, showing the diversity of tradeswomen across our country. For more videos in the video series, see here.

For more information about the Office to Advance Women Apprentices or to view our video series, visit our website -

‚ÄčParents Career Guide

A guide to help parents navigate the steps of how to coach their child in career selection and also a number of links to interesting websites for students to check out paired with information about the Labour Market. Students who are interested in volunteering can contact their high school guidance counsellor or a school administrator.  

‚Äč‚ÄčAttention All Grade 11 and 12 Indigenous Students

Did you know that all of these institutions support First Nations, Metis and Inuit students by providing Elders on residence, traditional medicines and teachings at their intuitions? Did you also know that Children who have spent time in the Child and Family ‚ÄúSystem‚ÄĚ are eligible for tuition waivers?
You can get information on the following institutions by contacting Heather Rose:
  • Red River College
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Southern Network of Care (CFS)

Post-Secondary Programs for Indigenous Students

Scholarship applications and sites for Aboriginal students

STEM Careers

The Let's Talk Science Website has a TON OF RESOURCES  that students can access from home on their own to investigate, including information on STEM for different grade levels,  and also career videos related to STEM careers. Students and staff can visit the website at:

‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčDigital Citizenship and Behaviour Online

There is also a really good part of the Let's Talk Science website that explains how to stay safe online including a short video about Digital Citizenship and behaviour online that could be posted:

‚ÄčOnline Digital Citizenship video to post:‚Äč


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