Employment Assistance Services

Employment Assistance Services | Portage Learning and Literacy Centre

We offer direct one-on-one support with job searches, writing resumes and cover letters, and job interview preparation, in addition to hosting regular workshops on a variety of job search and employment readiness tips.

Employment Assistance Services is funded by Manitoba Education and Training. The goal of this program is to assist clients to prepare for, find and retain jobs by providing short-term employment preparation services. These services are offered to allow for participants to become self-sufficient in executing employment searches and be successful in securing meaningful employment opportunities.

The Employment Consultant at the PLLC provides the following services FREE of charge:

  • Master/target resume development
  • Cover letter assistance
  • Career coaching/employment counseling
  • Employable skills identification
  • Job search assistance – tips on accessing the hidden job market, networking
  • Support with preparing for interviews, including mock interviews
  • Help with filling out online applications or with emailing applications
  • Facilitation of workshops covering all areas listed above

If you have any questions or would like to sign up for a workshop, contact our Employment Consultant at: 204-857-6304 (ext. 223) or sarah@pllc.ca.

A schedule of workshops offered for Winter 2019 is here:

Upcoming Events

Sep
19
Thu
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 1-4. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes and childminding while you are attending classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!
6:00 pm ESL Stage 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5-8. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes and childminding while you are attending classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!
Sep
24
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 1-4. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes and childminding while you are attending classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!
6:00 pm ESL Stage 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5-8. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes and childminding while you are attending classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!
Sep
25
Wed
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & 2 Class @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is a formal English as a Second Language (ESL) class for any Permanent Resident assessed at CLB 1-8. We also offer support services such as transportation to and from classes. We offer continuous intake, so contact us today to register!