Economic Development

The North End is a historic neighbourhood with unlimited potential for business. 

The North End Business Development Centre (Located at 607 Selkirk Ave) is responsible to work with local partners to create strategies and implement activities that support the business development plan through working with a local steering committee, representative of the business and local community.

Four key areas/objectives have been identified:

  1. Strengthening existing business/local business retention,
  2. Attracting outside business,
  3. Creating new business opportunities (private and/or social enterprise) and
  4. Creating a vibrant business environment.

For more please call Richard at 204 927-2344 or visit www.nebdc.org/

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EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT

The community within NECRC boundaries is an untapped resource for tomorrows workforce.  NECRC is dedicated to supporting meaningful sustainable employment for the North End Community.

PATH Employability Centre

Located at 627 Selkirk Avenue, PATH Employability Centre – NECRC is a storefront operation in the heart of Winnipeg’s North End that provides a range of resources and services for program participants to engage in a variety of employment related activities. Participants come to PATH Employability Centre – NECRC looking for assistance with career counselling, help with a professionally created resume, or to develop a job search action plan. Many clients also access our Centre for assistance with housing, health or other social issues that are barriers to employment.

PATH Employability Centre also has our Gateway to Learning program, located at 607 Selkirk Avenue, inside NECRC’s Economic Development Centre. Gateway to Learning is an educational program focusing on the 9 essential skills for work as identified by Canada’s Federal Government. In a classroom setting designed to assist clients increase their essential skills to a more employable level.

Whatever the need of our client PATH Employability Centre – NECRC staff try to provide the services directly in-house or will refer to other specialized services to meet the clients’ particular needs. At PATH Employability Centre – NECRC the staff is committed to develop partnerships with employers to assist in providing qualified candidates from the Centres’ employment ready client group. For more information or to register for our New Client Orientation please call: 204-927-2300 or email: path@necrc.org

Workshops Available – Job Search

  • New Client Orientation
  • Cover Letter
  • Targeting Resume
  • WHIMIS (2 days)
  • Job Search/Networking
  • Interview Skills
  • Adapting to Change
  • Communication/Customer Service
  • Online – Application (New)
  • Email/Intro to Computers

Workshops Available Milestones Program

  • Anger Management
  • Coping with Change
  • Coping with Emotions
  • Boundaries
  • Building Relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Assertiveness
  • Motivational
  • Goal Setting
  • Self Esteem
  • Budgeting with SEED
  • Rent Smart (new)

Citizens’ Bridge

Citizens’ Bridge is a one stop shop for supporting clients in acquiring Canadian birth certificates and assisting in the process of other identifications, such as MPI photo ID cards, SCIS cards, MMF cards, bank accounts, and driver licences. Its mission is to assist individuals with identification procurement, open bank accounts, financial  literacy workshops, and driver education course (CB does not produce photo ID of any kind).  We work in cooperation with 108 organizations who refer individuals to our program. Our goal is to connect with individuals who are looking for skills training, identification and financial literacy.

Our address: 607 Selkirk Ave.
Hours of operation: Monday to Thursday 9am-4pm, Friday 9am-12pm and closed daily for lunch from 12pm-1pm

Our phone numbers:

Reception and General Inquiries 204-927-2332
Identification, Bank Accounts & Community Outreach 204-691-9720
Identification and Bank Accounts 204 691 9719
Drivers Education Course 204 691 9718 or 204 691 9718
Manager 204-691-9717
Fax 204 691 9716

 

 

BCMP

Building Construction Mentorship Program (BCMP) is a partnership with Manitoba Housing and the local community as an employment and training program for NE youth and residents interested in the trade of carpentry and housing construction. It provides hands-on experience through the maintenance and repair of MH properties.   For more information please email rgilbert@necrc.org

 

North End Youth

North End Youth posts job opportunities in and around the North End. People of all ages are welcome to apply. http://northendyouth.ca/jobs.php