Employment Assistance Services

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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 the Manitoba government. 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 claire@pllc.ca.

Please check our events calendar or our Facebook page for an up-to-date schedule of upcoming workshops.

Upcoming Events

Oct
29
Thu
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]
Nov
3
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]
Nov
5
Thu
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]
Nov
10
Tue
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]
Nov
12
Thu
6:00 pm ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
ESL Stage 1 & Stage 2 classes @ Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For more information or to register for ESL classes, please call 204-857-6304 ext. 268 or email settlement@pllc.ca. Classes start September 10, 2020 and run to the end of June 2021. We offer continuous intake throughout[...]