Seeking Employment? Help Wanted? Skills Upgrading?

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We offer Employment Assistance to both Job Seekers and Employers
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  • Job Matching
  • Resumes and Cover Letters
  • Interview Skills
  • Career Exploration
  • Community Referrals
  • and more...

Our Mandate

The Virden Employment Skills Centre mandate is to assist unemployed Manitobans, “Prepare for, find, and sustain employment by providing a variety of short-term employment related services.;” by serving the unemployed and the business community through-out the service area.

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Employment Services

We provide the following services to Job Seekers:

  • Advertise local jobs.
  • Job matching: match client’s skills to eligible jobs.
  • Computers with internet access for work related research.
  • Resume/cover letter and interview skills assistance.
  • Referrals to other services for employment and training needs.
  • Referrals to Training and Employment Services (TES)
  • Career Exploration & Planning
  • College and university program guides are available.

Employer Services

We offer the following services to Employers:

  • Free advertising on in-house Job Board and referral to National Job Bank. Create job ads.
  • Information and referrals for assistance starting a new business or for operating an existing business.
  • Contact information and referrals to Wage Subsidy & Self Employment programs.
  • Assistance for employers with the hiring process (eligible client referrals, sample interview questions, procedures, etc.).
  • Identify needs of employers; assist employers to communicate with the client and resolve any issues that might come up to ensure job sustainability

Other Services

We also offer the following general services:

  • Faxing and photocopying.
  • Apprenticeship program information and referral.
  • Referrals to community resources and training opportunities.
  • A Service Canada representative visits every second Tuesday (appointments preferred) *Service Canada outreach is currently suspended due to COVID*
  • Information on Service Canada programs and services (SIN #’s, Passport applications, CPP & OAS forms, EI applications & reports etc.)

Our Service Area

Our service area includes the Town of Virden, and the R.M’s of Pipestone, Sifton, Wallace-Woodworth.

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