gateway to life-long learning opportunities"
A.I.M. for Work
a unique ACTION oriented Employment Program
for Persons with Disabilities
aim is to promote the equality of employment opportunities
for persons with physical disabilities by providing a full
range of the highest quality Vocational Rehabilitation interventions
available, with a special focus on Employment Services.
- Have a chronic medical condition or physical disability
- Live in the area served by the Selkirk Human Resources
Centre and the Interlake Employment Centre
- THERE IS NO COST TO ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS
- Any medical condition that causes some restrictions in
day to day living
- Some examples of physical disabilities or chronic medical
- Crohn's Disease/IBS
- Back Injury
- Chronic Pain
- Hearing/Visual Impairment
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Work Related/Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
SERVICES ARE OFFERED?
- Transferable Skills Analysis
- Career Exploration
- Assessment of Vocational Interests and Aptitudes
- Exploration of Training/Education programs
- Assessment of Physical Capabilities
- Research Labour Market Trends
- Quality Resume Writing and Cover Letters
- Job Search Techniques
- Special Equipment and Technical Aids
- Ergonomic Assessments
- Access to Suitable Employment
- Individualized Job Placements
- Referrals to Community Resources
ARE OFFERED TO EMPLOYERS?
- Referrals of qualified employment candidates
- Employment Equity Consultations
- Assistance in arranging Wage Subsidies (if applicable)
- Ergonomic Assessments of Workplace
- Information on Workplace Accommodations
services call: (204) 482-2130 or 1-800-494-4179
A.I.M. for Work office is located at :
Robinson Avenue, Selkirk, Manitoba, R1A 1E5
is a community-based program funded by
Government of Canada, and Manitoba Advanced Education and
your empty inkjet and laser cartridges
help us earn money!
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre have enrolled
in a wonderful new fundraising program called InkBank Cartridge
Recycling. This program offers us an almost effortless
way to raise money to support our projects - and to protect
our planet. We earn money simply by recycling used printer,
fax and copier cartridges that were destined for the trash.
How You Can Help:
your inkjet or laser cartridges you use at home, workplace
friends, family, employers to help support our fundraising
only eligible cartridges.
off the empty cartridges to the Selkirk Learning Centre
or call to arrange for pick up (204) 482-2111.
Previously recycled or remanufactured cartridges cannot
& District Learning Centre
Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB
get a list of all eligible
ink cartridges click
here. For more information on InkBank, please
contact Janice at the Selkirk Learning Centre:
Course for Women
24, October 1, & October 8
Selkirk & District Learning Centre
Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB
Up your skills
Up teaches Manitoba women the basics of using a computer.
From turning the machine on to typing a word document to accessing
the Internet. Your Power Up instructor will take you through
it so you can understand how to make the computer work for
Up for opportunity
is estimated that at least basic computer skills are needed
in two-thirds of jobs in Manitoba - twice as many as 10 years
ago. If you want to try something new - perhaps a job with
more challenge, better pay or more responsibility - the skills
you learn in Power Up can increase the opportunities available
to you, and help you reach your goals.
Up for options
Power Up course will leave you feeling more confident using
a computer. You may even feel inspired to continue on to take
more advanced courses. Regardless of your goals or ambitions,
you will be more self-assured and comfortable with technology.
In short, you will be "powered up" with more knowledge,
information and options.
more information or to sign up for the computer course call
482-2111, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You Interested in
us know which type of computer course and level you would
be interested in. You can contact Janice at the Selkirk
River College - Gimli Campus:
Day Programs offered in Selkirk!
Care Aide Certificate - Sept. 7, 2005
Accounting & Management Certificate - Sept. 12, 2005
Childhood Education Diploma Program - Sept. 19, 2005
Counselling Skills Certificate - Sept. 26, 2005
learn more about these programs and available funding you
can contact the Gimli Campus:
Phone: (204) 642-5496
Registration Information for the above programs
is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere."
for the editor:
value your feedback, please send your questions or comments
to the "Learning Centre Connection"
& District Community Learning Centre Inc.
122-511 Robinson Ave.
MB R1A 1E5
Fax: (204) 785-1316
Selkirk Learning Centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:30
a.m. to 4:30 p.m.