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

Job Search Workshops

  • 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

Milestones Program Workshops

  • 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)

Gateway to Learning

PATH offers the Gateway to Learning Program. It features lessons built on the 9 Essential Skills for Work (click here for more information). It is an encouraging learning environment with convenient access to technology. The dedicated instructors provide PATH clients with multiple opportunities to practice the skills needed to improve employability. These include:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Numeracy
  • Document Use
  • Digital Technology
  • Oral Communication
  • Continuous Learning
  • Thinking and Problem-Solving

By attending regularly, learners see greater success in over-coming the multiple barriers they face when establishing and meeting learning and employment based goals. The classroom is located in the North End Economic Development Building at 607 Selkirk Avenue, at McGregor, features small class sizes and a one-to-one ration of learners to computers to ensure greater connection to online resources and computer based learning.