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.

The Employment Assistance Services program is funded by the Government of Manitoba through the department of Jobs and the Economy. 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 [email protected]

Below is the schedule of workshops offered for Winter/Spring 2017:

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Upcoming Events

Oct
17
Tue
5:00 pm PLLC Volunteer Training Session @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
PLLC Volunteer Training Session @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Are you a current or new volunteer of the PLLC, or are you interested in learning more about what we do before signing up to volunteer with us? If so, please come out to one of our upcoming PLLC Volunteer Training sessions. The session will include a presentation on the PLLC, our history, organizational structure, programs, services, and staff. Coffee ... Read More
6:00 pm ESL Classes – Stage 1 and Stage 2 @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Classes – Stage 1 and Stage 2 @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ESL Stage 1 (CLB 1-4) and Stage 2 (CLB 5-8) run throughout the year, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Contact us today for more information.
Oct
18
Wed
6:00 pm ESL Class – Stage 1 @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Class – Stage 1 @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Classes for ESL Stage 1 (CLB 1-4) run Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evening each week.
6:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Board of Directors Meeting @ Portage Learning & Literacy Centre
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regularly scheduled meeting of the PLLC Board of Directors.