Students on the west side of the region are being encouraged to check out the youth job center that recently opening in Niverville for the summer.
On May 7, the doors of Manitoba Youth Job Center in Niverville will open with Katelyn Goertzen as the new office manager.
The program is sponsored by Manitoba Education and Citizenship and Youth, and is in partnership with the Niverville Town Office. Goertzen will be running the program which is designed to help students and youth aged 12 to 29 with their employment needs, as well as assisting employers fill vacant positions.
On average, about 75 students use the service each summer, and many continued their jobs into the following year. As well, each year, at least 50 employers are looking to fill numerous positions, including waitresses, cashiers, child caretakers, and mechanics.
The MYJC also runs the Odd Job Squad which hosts summer events such as barbeques, strawberry picks, perogy sales, labour lotteries and car washes are held by the youth with the office manager’s supervision. This gives youth under the age of 16 a chance to make money and gain work experience.
TheNivervilleManitobaYouthJobCenteroffers services to the communities of Glenlea, Grande Pointe, Ile-des-Chenes, Landmark, Lorette, New Bothwell, Niverville, and St. Adolphe.
The Manitoba Youth Job Center in Niverville operates out of the Town of Niverville office and is open daily from 9-5 and will be open for business as of May 7. Students or employers can contact Katelyn Goertzen at 388-6793.