41 Main Street East, P.O. Box 2227, Neepawa, MB R0J 1H0
Phone: 204-476-7699              Fax: 204-476-2188
Website: https://westlakeemployment.weebly.com/
Facebook: Westlake Employment Skills & Services Inc.

SERVICES PROVIDED TO CLIENTS

  • Job search assistance
  • Referrals for jobs and/or training opportunities through the Manitoba government
  • Local employer application forms
  • Employment/career counseling
  • Pre-employment preparation
  • Verify transferrable skills:

-to help clients identify abilities that can be used in many different jobs and career paths; acquired through employment, school, hobbies, and volunteer experiences

  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Resume faxing services to prospective employers
  • Interview preparation
  • Computer classes
  • Group workshops
    • Job search, the hidden job market, resume development, and interview preparation
  • Job Referral Service (JRS) for northern Hydro generating stations
  • Referrals to community agencies

INFORMATION ON:

  • Local job opportunities
  • Manitoba’s labour market
  • Educational institutions
  • Career options
  • Community Organizations

ACCESS TO COMPUTERS

  • Update resumes and cover letters
  • Internet job search
  • Online application for employment opportunities, schools, and student loans

REFERRAL SERVICES

Additional employment services available by referral to Skills and Employment Partnerships, a branch of Manitoba Economic Development and Training include:

  • Essential skills identification
  • Skills training/upgrading assistance
  • Work experience/upgrading assistance
  • Training for self-employment
  • Wage subsidies
  • Apprenticeship training assistance
  • Financial assistance for training/upgrading

SERVICES PROVIDED TO EMPLOYERS

  • Job advertising on our local job board, Facebook page, and website
  • Information on possible Wage Subsidy programs through referral to Skills and Employment Partnerships
  • Information on other Skills and Employment Partnerships programs
  • Job postings forwarded to the Town of Neepawa and all rural municipal offices within our service area
  • Employee referrals
  • Fill a need for casual/temporary workers
  • Interview room available

GOVERNMENT FORMS AVAILABLE  

  • Applications for Manitoba Birth Certificates
  • Manitoba Health Card applications
  • Manitoba Housing Rental Forms
  • Tax credit information for seniors
  • Canada Child Benefits applications
  • Disability Tax Credit forms
  • Medical Certificates
  • Old Age Security Application forms
  • Canada Pension Plan Application forms

SERVICE CANADA

A Service Canada representative is at the Westlake Office weekly on Tuesdays* from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to assist with the following:

  • Social Insurance Numbers
  • Information regarding Employment Insurance
  • Old Age Security
  • Canada Pension Plan

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the above outreach program by Service Canada has been temporarily suspended.

Funding Provided by:

The Government of Canada
The Manitoba government

Town of Neepawa – RM of Rosedale – Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne
Municipality of Westlake-Gladstone – Municipality of North Cypress-Langford