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The Work Placement Program offers First Nations, Métis and Inuit students a chance to gain work experience in health-care settings.

Coordinated by WRHA Indigenous Health Workforce Development, students will be placed in one of the Winnipeg Health Region’s facilities to gain experience as an employee of a health region.

There are two types of Work Placements:

Summer Employment

Volunteer Placements

Benefits of a Placement
There are a number of reasons why you should consider applying for a placement with the Connecting Work Placement Program:

  • Work experience for your resume

  • A learning opportunity that can build your knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Develop business expertise and technical knowledge

  • Networking opportunities

  • References for future employment

  • Improved self-confidence

  • Working alongside established professionals

  • Competitive hourly wage for paid placements

  • Work alongside an Aboriginal Elder

  • Learn about Aboriginal Cultures and

  • Traditional Spirituality

  • Volunteers gain high-school credit

Contact us or download or Work Placement Program handbook for more information.

WRHA Indigenous Health Workforce Development
305-323 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2B 2C1
Phone: 940-8881 Fax: 940-2560
E-mail: connectme@wrha.mb.ca

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