Got Dream Job Through NEARC’s ENWIN Program

I came to Canada with the mindset of getting a job instantly. I had experience of my home country, Nigeria. However, I was desperately looking for a job since last five months when I arrived in Canada. I searched for work but didn’t get any, in fact I had started losing hope, until one of my Aunties saw NEARC Inc. …

From internationally trained nurse to registered nurse in Canada

My experience with NEARC as an organization cannot be overemphasized. It has been a tremendous achievement for me in reaching my long-term goal. I am an internationally trained Nurse from Nigeria with no insight of workplace information and strategies. With the recently concluded internship, I was able to convince many employers. I got a Canadian workplace experience. Likewise, all the …

Oluwafemi Togun job’s placement at the great west life

For me, immigration was a complicated puzzle. Relocating to a new environment with an entirely new culture requires a substantial level of emotional readiness. I always thought I was prepared but unfortunately, preparation is more than just packing luggage and jumping on the plane. I arrived in Winnipeg in November 2018 as a Permanent Resident and started seeking job opportunities …

Seham Abbakar – Team Lead, NEEDS Inc.

I personally believe that in couple of years, Neighborhood Empowerment and Resource Centre (NEARC Inc.) will be one of the youth leading organizations in Canada. I joined NEARC in 2016 as part of their “Pilot Project-16”. I did four weeks of intensive employability skills training collaboratively rendered by NEARC Inc. and Boys and Girls Club of Winnipeg. After the training, …

Giving young Manitobans the skills and experience they need to launch meaningful careers

Canada’s continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, the Government of Canada is investing in its greatest asset—its people. Today, Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of …

Federal government grants money to help newcomers find employment

On Jan. 23, MP for Winnipeg Centre Robert-Falcon Ouellette, on behalf of Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced a funding of $95,867 for the Neighborhood Empowerment and Resource Centre under the Career Focus Program for the Enabling Work Force In Manitoba (ENWIN) project. ENWIN is a tri-party initiative of Employment and Social Development Canada, currently being …

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Letter

Bijaya Pokharel Executive Director Neighborhood Empowerment & Resource Centre Inc. 1655­400 Webb Place Winnipeg, MB R3B 3J3 To Mr. Bijaya Pokharel, Thank you for contacting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and for your continued support of this important work. We were extremely grateful for your letter of appreciation, and appreciate your willingness to move reconciliation forward. As the Commission’s work …