Employment & Development
Explore programs provided by Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak and its community partners!
Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.
Future Is Yours
Are you aged 15 to 21?
Interested in developing skills for summer employment?
Want to increase your employment potential?
This program provides youth aged 15 to 21 with employability skills, volunteer experience, job shadowing, training and mentorship to improve employment potential! The program offers a variety of personal development and Aboriginal cultural awareness opportunities. The program prepares youth for City of Winnipeg and Province of Manitoba summer employment opportunities.
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Secretariat Inc.
Eagle's Nest Aboriginal Youth Employability and Education Program
Are you an Aboriginal youth aged 15 to 30?
Are you unemployed but interested in work or going back to school?
This program works with Aboriginal youth who are out-of-school or unemployed and offers them support and guidance to return to school, enroll in training opportunities or obtain employment.
Spence Neighbourhood Association Inc.
First Jobs 4 Youth Project
Are you 16 to 18 years old?
Do you live in the Spence neighbourhood?
Do you want to gain work experience and new skills?
FJ4Y is a paid summer and fall work experience and employment training program! During the summer work program, participants gain certificates, skills and experience while completing workshops and assisting with the organization’s programs or community gardens. The following fall when classes resume, successful participants are offered part-time work placements with local businesses, agencies or institutions.
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
Honoring Our Gifts
Are you an Aboriginal mom?
Are you 30 years or younger?
Want to explore career options and gain experience?
This program works with Aboriginal mothers to discover their gifts and talents and to create individualized life plans and set career aspirations. The program helps develop skills through training, employment or education and to explore career options, gain exposure to workplaces and educational options, complete on-site work internships and receive certification in a variety of areas. The program takes place in a safe environment including culturally authentic opportunities to connect to Aboriginal history and community!
Resource Assistance for Youth, Inc.
RaY works with street-entrenched and homeless youth to overcome obstacles to employment. The program provides assistance with addressing barriers such as lack of personal supports, relevant identification, education, experience and/or varied personal circumstances. Workers help youth identify their goals, seek training opportunities, find supportive work placements and sustain employment once it is obtained.
Aboriginal Youth Career Camps
The deadline for 2012 summer camps has now passed.
This year, the Winnipeg Police Service and the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service partnered with us to offer free one-week summer camps. Campers will have the chance to spend time with real police offers, fire fighters and paramedics to earn about what’s involved in the job!
Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak extends many thanks to all youth who applied to attend our summer camps. Parents and guardians will be notified shortly on the outcome of their applications. Reminder: this year summer camps take place in August.
Stay tuned for camp updates!
City of Winnipeg Careers Page
Interested in general city employment postings?
Click HERE to view the City of Winnipeg general current job openings.
Are you an Aboriginal youth under 30?
Interested in working for the City of Winnipeg?
In need of more experience but not sure how to get it?
Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak helps City departments engage Aboriginal youth in internships throughout the year. Check back here and on our blog often for internship postings!
Send an email to OshkiAnnishinabeNigaaniwak@winnipeg.ca and ask to be added to our distribution list to ensure you get all the postings sent right to you!
Are you interested in working with youth?
Do you have a gift, knowledge or talent that you want to share?
Interested in casual work?
We are interested in hearing from you! Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak is looking for program helpers, facilitators, community teachers, story tellers and cultural teachers. You could help in delivering Miyâwata – a fun, free, city-run recreation program for all youth to have fun. Contact Us for more information.
Training Supports for Recreation Technician Applicants
Are you an Aboriginal youth aged 30 and younger?
Interested in working as a City of Winnipeg Recreation Technician?
Need help obtaining your CPR and First Aid certificates?
Each summer many employment positions in Wading Pools, Facilities, and Children's or Youth Programs become available! Applications for these positions are accepted from January to April each year. Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak provides training supports to successful Aboriginal youth applicants who do not have their CPR or First Aid certificate at the time of their interview. Contact Us for more information.
Supports for Auxiliary Cadet Applicants
Are you an Aboriginal youth aged 30 or younger?
Applying to be an Auxiliary Cadet?
Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak can provide partial or full financial support to assist applicants in meeting the financial requirements of applying. All financial assistance requests are handled in a confidential and independent fashion. For information on Winnipeg Police Service Auxiliary Cadets, click HERE. For more information please Contact Us.