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Coming Together: A virtual Q&A Panel for Career Development during the time of Covid-19

June 17, 2020

Career Professionals from the University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, Red River College, and MITT are coming together to answer questions about what post-secondary students can do during this unprecedented time.

Topics will include:

  • How to job search and the resources available to students
  • Tips and Tricks to network and update your self marketing materials (i.e. linkedin)
  • How to explain a gap in your resume during this time
  • and much more

Registration is required. Click here to register.

Technology Tuesdays: Free eSkills Course

June 9, 2020

Have you been enjoying our eSkills videos about computer skills? Did you know that the videos are only part of a full, free eSkills course – where you can learn more vocabulary and practice through fun, interactive activities and simulations? If you’re interested in taking the eSkills course, please go to our website and sign up for updates. We will email you when the eSkills course is ready. https://www.eskills.ca/register

Anti-Racism Training: June 11

June 8, 2020

This is a free virtual anti-racism training session hosted by Elmwood Community Resource Centre and Immigration Partnership Winnipeg.

DATE: Thursday, June 11
TIME: 5:00-7:30PM (Training from 5:00-7:00, 7:00-7:30 for questions)
LOCATION: Zoom Online
REGISTRATION: Please register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMud-uprD4pGtd1vRnaHL1DGzSa54EbRYWm (once you register you will be sent a registration link)

TOPICS:

  • Understanding racism
  • Root causes of racism
  • How racism manifests
  • How to address racism
  • How to talk to your children about racism and other resource tips

This is the first part of a two-part training series on anti-racism. The second training, Being an Effective Ally Training, will be held on June 25th from 5:00-7:30pm (https://www.facebook.com/events/260764098495028/). You are not required to attend both, but we do encourage it.

If you have any questions, please email:Jessica Praznik at jpraznik@spcw.mb.ca

Attention LTC PR Students: It’s Registration Time!

June 4, 2020

Current students in the Intensive English for Permanent Residents program must fill out their registration forms by tomorrow (Friday, June 5th). Students should check their email for the form. If you have not received the registration form, please contact the Academic Coordinator, Pauline Black at pblack@rrc.ca.

Wellness Wednesdays: Free Outreach and Counselling

June 3, 2020

If you are an older adult (senior) or person with a disability who is socially isolated or lonely and would like to talk to a counsellor, contact TALK 2 NICE Community Outreach .

If you know an older adult (senior) or person with a disability who you are worried about and who you think could use a free, friendly check-in call, fill out the referral form here.

Technology Tuesdays: Browser Basics

June 2, 2020

This week’s feature eSkills video is about browser basics!

  • Can you open Internet browsers, navigate tabs, and type in URLS?
  • Do you know how to spit your screen to see two windows at the same time, and do you know how it could be helpful when applying for a job?

If not, this video may be for you! Watch the video until the end, and you will see a special cameo.

Picture 1

Find the video, and others here (don’t forget to subscribe):

https://youtu.be/TBNVh0aN41w

Attention Permanent Residents: Free Summer English Classes

May 19, 2020

Living English for Employment (LEE) is a 7-week summer program. Classes
are from July 6th, 2020 to August 21st, 2020. LEE provides newcomers
(Literacy-CLB 4) with in class work-related English practice and weekly
work experience in the following areas:

  • Childminding
  • Sewing
  • Computers
  • Nutrition
  • Gardening

To register for the program, please call 204-944-0133 or
visit the website at www.alteredminds.ca/living-english 

Free Financial Literacy Workshops

May 13, 2020

Starting today, Assiniboine Credit Union is launching 4 free financial literacy digital workshops!
The workshops are every other Wednesday at 3:30pm.
Topics include:
  • Fraud prevention (May 13)
  • Loans (May 27)
  • Taxes (June 10)
  • Financial abuse prevention for seniors (June 24)

 

Register here: http://ow.ly/jPiJ50zEb4i