Manitoba Theatre for Young People has been creating and presenting professional theatre productions for children and families since 1982. MTYP has grown to become one of the most respected professional theatre companies in Canada, for children or adults.
Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration is an annual celebration of Canada’s National Aboriginal Day and the summer solstice. The event features some of the most accomplished Indigenous musicians, including award-winning and up-and-coming artists; it showcases talent from all genres, regions and nations; and ensures the recognition and inclusion of all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.
The aboriginal health and wellness centre is committed to offering a continuum of holistic traditional and contemporary healing resources within aboriginal community of Winnipeg.
Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program (AMP) was launched in 2004 to help First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people develop sustainable careers in Manitoba’s music industry. The program delivers projects and services that respond to the needs of the industry as identified by a steering committee.
Check out this Facebook page to view or post jobs, recruitment sites, business or training opportunities for Aboriginals.
Alpha House provides protective, affordable, longer term housing for women and children leaving abusive relationships.
Welcome Canada’s premiere Aboriginal jobs referral website.
Assiniboine Community College’s Winnipeg Training Centre is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba and offers the Practical Nursing program and continuing studies courses. The Practical Nursing program provides its students with an opportunity to make a difference in the health care profession.
The Health and Social Development team continues to work closely with the Grand Chief’s Office, the Chiefs Task Force on Health (CTFoH) and the Manitoba First Nations Health Technicians Network (MFNHTN) and Manitoba First Nation Communities. In doing so, we have continued to build on these collaborative relationships to address and prioritize First Nation health issues, discussion of potential governance structures, unification of First Nations in Manitoba and networking opportunities.
An official document issued to record a person's birth, including such identifying data as name, gender, date of birth, place of birth, and parentage.
Beads, fur, leather, cloth and needles and much more.
The Canada Learning Bond is free money offered to families with young children to help them save for their child's university or college education. It is a program offered by the Government of Canada for low-income families. View Canada Learning Bond Brochure
At CancerCare Manitoba, volunteers team up with medical professionals to work toward the common goal of providing excellent patient care.
CreativeManitoba - Volunteer Opportunities is The Arts and Cultural Industries Association of Manitoba. We are a not for profit organization dedicated to supporting the arts and cultural industries of Manitoba and helping to develop sustainable careers for those working in arts and culture.
The Children’s Advocate ensures the voices of children and youth involved with the child welfare system are heard. Their vision is a safe and healthy society that hears, includes, values, and protects all children and youth.
The Children of the Earth High School program believes in the dignity, value, and worth of each individual.
The CEC is mandated to advise the Mayor and Council on equity and diversity issues as they impact on City of Winnipeg policies, procedures and services. Providing information, recommendations, and monitoring the progress regarding equity and diversity is the ongoing role of the Committee.
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Build a career and make a difference to your community. We offer a competitive salary, pension and benefits package, a wide range of challenging career choices, and a respectful, diverse, safe and healthy workplace.
CAHRD is a non-profit, human resource development organization that delivers Literacy, Education, Training and Employment services to the urban Aboriginal population of Winnipeg. CAHRD does this by enhancing the services and programs it provides through successful partnerships with Community, Government, Industry and other Post-Secondary institutions.
To support people with intellectual disabilities to work and participate in the community.
A Winnipeg-made online cultural sensitivity video, developed for community centre volunteers, that captures Winnipeg's unique and rich cultural diversity to enhance awareness and help to build cultural bridges.
We’re always looking for volunteers at the BIZ to help with our numerous programs and events. It’s a fun way to meet people, acquire new skills and have fun while you’re at it!
An official document that states that a person may operate one or more types of motorized vehicles, such as a motorcycle, car, truck, or a bus, on a public roadway without in-vehicle supervision.
Epic Opportunities exists to provide holistic, person centred supports to people with intellectual disabilities and to promote inclusive communities.
In 1999, with the guidance of Elders, they Eyaa-Keen Healing Centre was co-founded as a not-for-profit charitable organization. The Co-Directors created a series of victim-oriented Indigenous Mental Health Services called Being Me, Being Free™.
The vision of Family Dynamics is for healthy families and strong communities. Their mission is to bring programs, partnerships and resources together to empower and strengthen families and communities. Family Dynamics offers a range of services from family and individual counseling to home-base support for families who want to improve their parenting and home management skills.
Volunteer out here in the "wild", only 5 minutes south of Assiniboine Park, and experience Mother Nature’s four seasons first-hand.
Explore advertised jobs throughout the country using Canada’s Job Bank.
Grace Hospital is a community hospital, and has always relied on community support. Volunteers have been the cornerstone of Grace Hospital since its inception more than 100 years ago. Volunteers contribute their unique talents, skills, and knowledge to the facility and our community to provide personalized attention to the patients, to enable employees to concentrate on the work for which they are trained and to foster good relations between the hospital and the public which it serves.
Every year, Habitat for Humanity Manitoba relies on hundreds of valuable volunteers to help fulfill its mission of building safe, decent, affordable housing for low-income working families to purchase.
Health Sciences Centre has a variety of volunteer opportunities divided into five main areas: Direct Adult Patient Contact, Hospitality Service, Direct Pediatric Patient Contact, Retail, and Support Service.
Ikwe Widdjiitiwin’s mission is to support Aboriginal women and their children end family violence, by offering shelter during crisis and nurturing hope, change and empowerment for tomorrow.
The Immigrant Centre depends on volunteers to enhance its services to newcomers. Click the title for a list of some of the ways volunteers are involved at the Immigrant Centre.
An individual recognized by the federal government as being registered under the Indian Act is referred to as a Registered Indian (commonly referred to as a Status Indian).
Indigenous Health Group Inc. is a privately owned and operated Aboriginal health care company based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The company provides professional health care and health management services for national, regional and local governments as well as the private sector.
This guide is a librarian-curated list of links to local, provincial and national resources designed to help you prepare for and conduct a successful job search.
Just TV provides youth with opportunities to express themselves through multimedia in a safe, fun, creative environment.
Provides non-profit affordable housing to First Nations Families.
We provide Aboriginal identified programs and services that focus on wholeness and wellness and that build on the strengths and resilience of Aboriginal peoples. We do this to help people to help themselves, to build healthy relationships and to create a sustainable future for our community.
Provides non-profit affordable housing to First Nations Families.
Knowles Centre is a non-profit treatment centre for young people with emotional and behavioral difficulties.
Saturday from March 9, 1870, to June 24, 1870, with Louis Riel as its president, and a council representing French and English communities equally. It was formed during the Red River Resistance and ratified the Manitoba Act in June of 1870, allowing Manitoba’s entry into Confederation.
Do you love nature? Do you like working with children and the public? If you answered 'yes' then the Living Prairie Museum is for you! Volunteers play an essential part at the Living Prairie Museum. From prairie management to conducting nature hikes or extension programs, volunteers are actively involved in environmental education and preservation of the tall grass prairie.
The Louis Riel Institute Adult Learning Centre strives to offer an academic atmosphere where learners experience a sense of belonging in a supportive, self-directed and teacher mediated environment.
lyndaLibrary is a version of the popular lynda.com service tailored for libraries. lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
Youth Resource Centre. Short term shelter for youth 12-17. Drop in counseling, clothing and food.
Main Street Project provides a safe, respectful and accessible place for individuals at risk in the Winnipeg community. They offer emergency shelter services and a transitional housing program.
We are a community mandated, Aboriginal directed and supported human service organization, delivering children in care and community based programs and services to Aboriginal families.
Manito Ahbee is recognized as a leader in transforming relationships to share Indigenous culture and heritage with the world.
It is important to note that the key goals of the MASRC continue to be focused on advancing and promoting sport and recreation activities to improve the quality of life for all First Nations, Inuit and Métis people through: capacity development and human resources; research; better services; increasing understanding and awareness; promotion and facilitation; developing relationships; and traditional knowledge.
Check out Manitoba Government’s Resource for Residents search engine to help you find programs and services to assist your needs.
Find the job or career you want with the Manitoba Government.
Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors is a department within the Government of Manitoba. The department operates under the provisions of the legislation and responsibilities of the Minister of Health. The legislation, as well as emerging health and health care issues, guide the planning and delivery of health care services for Manitobans.
Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre is a non-profit educational organization with a mandate to promote awareness and understanding of Indigenous cultures to all interested people.
Established in 2005, the MMF Health & Wellness Department plays a leadership role in its vision of 'A Well Metis Community' by developing and using knowledge that is culture-based and holistic.
The Manitoba Identification Card is a voluntary, government-issued, secure photo identification card that you can use to prove your identity, age and Manitoba residency.
We’re dedicated to helping you launch your first career, your next career… or explore a lifetime passion in more depth. Whether you’re 15 or 50, Canadian, or an international student looking to study in Canada – MITT can equip you with the skills in sought after fields that employers want.
The MIA board has long been concerned with the health and wellbeing of long-term Inuit residents, as well as new arrivals.
This page shares upcoming projects, activities, and events that aim to increase opportunities for Inuit cultural connections and share Inuit knowledge amongst Inuit by conducting specific workshop and activities to build and sustain Inuit culture, language and values.
This guide is intended to assist individuals, families, friends or professionals to access information on a variety of services and supports available in community of Winipeg
Metis Resource Centre of Canada Inc.
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The MIA board has long been concerned with the health and wellbeing of long-term Inuit residents, as well as new arrivals.
Address: 506-63 Albert Street, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1G4
Phone: (204) 956-7767
The Metis Culture & Heritage Resource Centre provides cultural, education and social programming for Métis peoples and all others who are interested in Métis culture and history.
NADA is a not-for-profit members-led organization established in 1995 as a result of the rising rates of diabetes in Aboriginal communities. NADA envisions diabetes-free people.
Native Reflections is an organization that produces school, office and business products - our target market is the Aboriginal population so all products are illustrated with images from Native Culture and all models are of Aboriginal decent.
Since 1979, the Native Women’s Transition Centre Inc. (NWTC) has worked to support and strengthen Aboriginal women and mothers on their journey of healing and recovery from family violence, addictions, intergenerational issues and institutionalization. The Native Women’s Transition Centre offers two housing services: Memengwaa Place and Kihiw Iskewock (Eagle Women) Lodge.
Short term shelter for youth 11-17. Provides meals, clothing, and access to medical assistance.
Neechi is greatly expanding its North End tradition as a well known Aboriginal grocery and specialty store. It is truly a community store, based around the principles of an Aboriginal owned and operated worker co-operative. Neechi Foods is open to the public seven days a week. We are well-known for our oven-fresh bannock, fresh and frozen wild blueberries, wild rice, local fruits and vegetables, Manitoba-caught fish, specialty jams, hand-crafted moccasins, Aboriginal artwork and children’s books.
New Directions provides supports to children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. Individuals may have an intellectual disability and/or physical disability and/or use American Sign Language to communicate. The range of supports we provide include day services to 24/7 staff residential settings to independent living where staff provide assistance only in identified targeted areas.
These are the 5 Main Categories of NorthEndYouth.ca. They provide a wide range of information, links and assistance with many issues in the North End. The Categories include Careers & Learning, Health, Family & Safety, North End Youth Council, Sports & Recreation, and Our Neighbourhood Places
To provide culturally based restorative justice practices to those in conflict with the law, while assuring that healing occurs for those harmed and our society is safer through prevention of recidivism.
Since 1996, Opportunities for Employment has offered a range of services for Winnipeg job seekers and employers alike. Our mandate is to prepare individuals for meaningful employment and connect them with employers who are actively recruiting.
Explore the different employment and Employment Development programs provided by Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak and its community partners!
Patal’s community, employer and labor sector relationships, combined with the caring, experience, and professionalism of the staff enables our students to forge new paths in their world and become community role models, good employees and good family members.
To provide a safe, Co-operative living environment for Aboriginal Families.
The Aboriginal Cultural Initiatives Program provides funding assistance to Powwow celebrations recognized as being signature community events. The program supports the cultural component of each event.
To promote, facilitate and maintain the employment of people with physical disabilities or health conditions by providing diverse and customized employment, training and consultation services.
The School of Indigenous Education works cooperatively with the community, students, and staff to ensure Aboriginal students have access to the supports and services needed to successfully complete their program at Red River College. The division offers a number of academic programs including the ACCESS Model Program and an Aboriginal Student/Resource Centre that offers students a home away from home.
The Residential Tenancies Branch can help you by providing information on matters such as rent, repairs and deposits and mediating disputes between tenants and landlords. They provide information on your rights and responsibilities during a tenancy, investigate problems, and hold hearings to make decisions and issue orders on certain issues.
Provides access to emergency and long-term affordable housing for youth up to age 29.
The Salvation Army’s Booth Centre Ministries offers short and long-term accommodations and meals for up to 250 men and women in a clean, safe and secure environment. Care for an additional 60 persons is offered through Booth Centre Ministries’ SonRise Village Family Shelter.
A connecting point between the compassionate and Winnipeg’s less fortunate, Siloam Mission is a Christian humanitarian organization that alleviates hardships and provides opportunities for change for those affected by homelessness.
- Statistics Canada, Projections of the Aboriginal Population and households in Canada, 2011-2036
- The Daily – Topics related to Aboriginal Peoples
- Statistics Canada, Aboriginal Peoples
- Aboriginal Insights Newsletter, Winter 2017
- Aboriginal Insights Newsletter, Autumn 2015
- Aboriginal Insights Newsletter, Spring 2015
Aboriginal Insights Newsletters
Volunteers are an important part of St. Boniface Hospital (SBH) and have a long-lasting impact on the patient’s experience. St. Boniface Hospital is fortunate to benefit from the talent and expertise of over 350 volunteers who donate over 40,000 hours of their time to the Hospital each year.
To reduce poverty and assist in the renewal of primarily inner city communities by providing capacity building services that assist low-income individuals, groups, organizations and economically distressed neighborhoods to improve their social and economic vitality.
Teekca’s Aboriginal Boutique is a unique Aboriginal shop catered to provide gifts crafted by the first peoples of North America. The artisans incorporate the history, geopgraphy and culture into their beautiful wares and artwork by drawing upon the natural resources from the land.
The Wah-sa Gallery, located in the Johnson Terminal at The Forks, is devoted to Canadian Aboriginal art.
Volunteers at The Winnipeg Humane Society are special people who give their time to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals.
Learn how to pronounce the names of all the First Nations communities in Manitoba with this series of helpful videos. The 30 second videos created by the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre feature a member from that community to teach you how to pronounce the community name and explain the meaning and origin. The adjustable map lets you display communities from a specific culture: Cree, Dene, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, and Dakota; to show where the different cultures are located.
United Way relies on hundreds of volunteers to guide their work and carry out important tasks. Depending on the time of year, there may be a volunteer opportunity that fits with your interests and schedule.
Providing student support in a manner consistent with the culture and values of Aboriginal Peoples for the purpose of increasing/enhancing the accessibility and retention of Aboriginal students. The Indigenous Student Centre is dedicated to the creation of an educational environment that includes the affirmation of Aboriginal cultures, values, languages, history, and way of life by virtue of increasing the knowledge foundation offered at the University of Manitoba.
The Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC) has been created to maintain a safe, educational and culturally sensitive environment for all Aboriginal students (First Nation, Metis and Inuit) as they pursue their academic studies at The University of Winnipeg. The ASSC strives to provide continuous student support and resources that will foster resilience in students to succeed from the application process to Convocation.
At Urban Circle, our goal is to provide culturally appropriate education and training to First Nations, Metis, and Inuit women and men in Winnipeg. Since 1991, we have offered certified programming that connects to both our cultural teachings and labour-market demands. At our Centre, students are provided with a sense of belonging and community, and we are committed to enriching the quality of their educational experience by providing them with opportunities for personal growth and success.
Urban Shaman is an Aboriginal artist-run centre dedicated to meeting the needs of artists by providing a vehicle for artistic expression in all disciplines and at all levels by taking a leadership role in the cultivation of Indigenous art.
Volunteer Manitoba's goal is to provide information, training and resources on all aspects of the voluntary sector and to build strong communities with working partners including governments, researchers, non-profit/charitable organizations, volunteers, funders, donors, labour and businesses.
Nonprofit organizations in Winnipeg post their volunteer opportunities and positions, and individuals (e.g., youth, seniors, persons with disabilities) browse and choose what opportunities interest them. Individuals interested in volunteering will be able to contact nonprofit organizations directly through email.
The Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival is the 3rd largest festival in North America dedicated to showcasing the best new indigenous film and video from across Canada, the US and around the world. Both on and off screen, WAFF’s mandate is to celebrate and cultivate indigenous storytelling.
WASAC ensures that all participants have the necessary “tools” required for active participation. These “tools” remove the barriers that hinder participation and will have an impact on Aboriginal people’s quality of life.
Volunteers work with dogs that have been deemed suitable for adoption. Volunteers perform a valuable service by spending time with the dogs that are waiting for someone to take them to a permanent home! In doing so, these kenneled animals receive the TLC they deserve, become or continue to be accustomed to being with people and are easier to adopt out.
Volunteering with the Winnipeg Folk Festival is a rewarding experience and a great way to support the festival!
Volunteer orientations run regularly each month at Winnipeg Harvest. If you are interested in participating, you will learn about our mission, vision and goals. You will also have the opportunity to learn how Winnipeg Harvest functions on a daily basis and how you can help out! All are welcome to attend. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Winnipeg Housing’s vision is to lead the way to bring positive change to the lives of individuals and families throughout Winnipeg neighborhoods by providing affordable housing.
Winnipeg Public Library has several opportunities available to volunteer for adults. Volunteer needs fluctuate and placements may not be immediately available.
The Winnipeg Police Service has two separate and distinct volunteer programs: The Community Volunteer Program and The Victim Service Volunteer Program.
The Winnipeg School Division Volunteer Program enables interested parents and members of the community to assist administrators, teachers and other school personnel in helping young people more fully develop their skills, their potential as individuals, and their mastery of subject matter.
Winnipeg Trading Post takes pride in showcasing the work of our supportive artistic community. All products are handcrafted, making each and every item exclusive and unique. Stop in today to shop our inventory or, simply place a custom order.
A warm, welcoming place where you are treated with dignity and respect while being supported in the achievement of your personal learning goals.
A Youth Advisory Council is a group of Winnipeg teens who want to help keep Winnipeg's libraries lively and interesting. You'll get impressive work experience for your resume, volunteer hours and you'll have tons of fun doing so!
Volunteers work alongside staff members – leading fitness classes, teaching children, encouraging youth leaders, providing guidance through YMCA boards/committees and more..
To empower Manitoba’s Youth in order to secure meaningful employment and contribute to our province’s growth and prosperity.