Taking Jobs!

Taking Jobs! provides women with the support and necessary skills to explore suitable occupations and find meaningful employment.

Services offered under Taking Jobs! are:

  • Employment Counseling 

  • Transferable Skills Assessment

  • Resume/Cover Letter Preparation

  • Job Search Assistance

  • Internet Access

  • Practicing Interview Skills

  • Increasing Networking Skills

  • Computer Skills Enhancement

Program Criteria

To be considered for the Taking Jobs! Program, participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be willing to job search immediately

  • Have a realistic employment goal that does not require additional training

  • Have reliable child care arrangements in place, including back up care

  • Be unemployed or underemployed (working less than 20 hours a week)

  • Live in Winnipeg or the nearby surrounding area

  • Be able to attend regular appointments at Taking Charge!

  • Have a minimum level 7 Canadian Language Benchmark

“I wanted to let you know how much I appreciated your help in the job search. I really couldn’t have done it without you. Your help was of much assistance. You really did help motivate me and keep my spirits up. Thank you again!!”

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