Manitoba Youth Job Centres


Youth Engagement Leader Positions

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We’re looking for confident, energetic, post-secondary students looking for a challenge this summer working with youth in their local communities across Manitoba.

Manitoba Youth Job Centres are located throughout rural and northern Manitoba. As a MYJC Youth Engagement Leader, you’ll work in your home community and help youth make summer employment connections.

You’ll be helping local youth, working full-time for approximately 15 weeks, gaining valuable leadership experience on your resume, and you’ll have the opportunity to build supervisory, communication and event panning skills, which will all help you succeed in whatever career path you choose down the line.

We want candidates who are looking for a challenge to use their motivation, energy and leadership skills to network and partner with local business and organizations in your community to help develop and operate the local Manitoba Youth Job Centre.

Responsibilities include:

  • operating a local community employment referral program for students, youth and employers
  • organizing and operating youth first-work experience community programs
  • developing and delivering training and educational presentations to students and youth
  • making presentations on job search, career development and employability skills in local community classrooms and other venues
  • promoting and advertising MYJC programs and services throughout the community
  • providing information and access to other government and community programs

Are you Eligible?

All applicants must:

  • be a resident of Manitoba
  • be a student currently attending a post-secondary institution and planning to return to studies in the fall of 2020
  • have a valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle
  • register with STEP services
  • be bilingual for certain office locations (indicated in the “Office locations” section of this site)

Successful applicants must:

  • be available to start employment the second week of May and continue in the position until mid-August
  • attend a paid 3-day training session in Winnipeg (accommodations, meals and mileage/travel expenses are also paid) prior to beginning work at community MYJC offices

All offers of employment will be contingent upon submission of satisfactory criminal record and child abuse registry check.

How to apply

All applications for summer employment as an MYJC Youth Engagement Leader must be submitted on or before March 2, 2020.

Applicants must register with STEP services and must submit:

  1. a resume
  2. a cover letter
    • indicating their bilingual status (as necessary)
    • which location(s)* they are applying to
      *Please note that preference is given to local community residents/applicants.

Please submit applications via mail, fax or email to:

Manitoba Economic Development and Training
Attn: MYJC Program Coordinator
Application for: (insert appropriate office location)
Room 260 – 800 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB. R3G 0N4

Fax: 204-945-8115

The Manitoba government is committed to employment equity in order to create a civil service that is representative at all levels of four designated groups: women, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and visible minorities. Applicants are encouraged to indicate if they are from one or more of these groups so that government can gather data to monitor the effectiveness of its Employment Equity Program

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