Career Mentor

Organization Details
Organization Name: Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Address: 110 Saskatchewan Ave W
Portage la Prairie MB  R1N 0M1
Organizational Description: The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is a not-for-profit organization providing individuals of the Central Plains region with opportunities to realize their education, employment, and life goals through a positive and supportive environment.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: -Attend group information workshops about Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Manitoba
-Be prepared to show initiative and assist with clients where needed
-Be a model of English language use
Skills Required: -Knowledge about current information on recognition requirements for careers
-Experience in specific careers e.g.: Nurses, Welders & Teachers etc.
-Assessment services
-Work experience hours calculation
-Ability to meet and build relationships
-Keep private client information confidential
Skills Gained/Related Careers: -The Volunteer Coordinator will match volunteers with appropriate clients and roles based on volunteer interest and availability
-Time commitment will vary depending on the event, volunteer role, and volunteer availability
-Assistance in completing necessary forms and documentation
-Communication assistance with Apprenticeship Manitoba
-Provide ongoing client support throughout the credentials assessment process
-Provide regular reports to the Volunteer Coordinator and Settlement Services Coordinator.
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Central
- Portage la Prairie
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Requires child minding
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: All languages
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Child minding
How to Apply: In Person
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2023