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St. James-Assiniboia School Division
Great Schools for Growing and Learning
Career Development

Career and Workforce Dev Month Poster_Page_11.jpgDiscover the wide variety of learning and employment opportunities available to students, youth, educators, parents, job seekers and employers. Find the learning, training, and career information you need to manage life and work transitions.
Take part in events held throughout Manitoba. Visit the Career and Workforce Development Month Calendar for scheduled activities in your area.

​​Summer 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.​

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’s 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’s 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

​Career 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.

Parents 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.  

​​Attention 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 “System” are eligible for tuition waivers?
You can get information on the following institutions by contacting April Waters,
  • Red River College
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Southern Network of Care (CFS)

April Waters, Aboriginal Student Success Coach

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Scholarship applications and sites for Aboriginal students

The Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool: Information on over 750 bursaries at your fingertips.

Click the following link to see the U of M LINK newsletter from the Director of Student Recruitment. Information includes Admissions Update, Financial Aid & Awards Update, Aboriginal Student Recruitment Update. Upcoming Events and Parent Nights.

Click here to view a list of Trade Profiles for High School Apprenticeship Course Placements