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WRHA Indigenous Health - Workforce Development

WRHA Indigenous Health - Workforce Development strives to develop a representative workforce within the Winnipeg health region that reflects the population of Winnipeg. Activities include promotion of employment within the Winnipeg health region, recruitment of qualified Indigenous people, and the development of retention strategies for existing Indigenous employees.


WRHA Indigenous Health - Workforce Development engages the community to inform, educate, mentor and support Indigenous youth through programming and promotions. Programs include opportunities for youth to learn about and gain hands on experience in health-care careers. Information is also shared through school presentations and career fairs.

WRHA Indigenous Health - Workforce Development also coordinates work experience opportunities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students with a goal of building a potential future workforce. From summer employment, volunteer placements and practicums, students gain insight and and hands-on experience in health region environments.


Through partnerships with community organizations and participation in career fairs, WRHA Indigenous Health - Workforce Development works to recruit Indigenous people for available positions within the Winnipeg health region. Recruitment initiatives include guidance for potential applicants as well as assistance in navigating the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority application process. The program also networks with Indigenous employment and education service providers in Winnipeg to ensure job seekers have access to any necessary resources needed during their job search.

Indigenous Health – Workforce Development
2735 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2H5
Phone: (204) 940-8880
Toll Free: 1-877-940-8880
Fax: (204) 943-1728

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Traditional Territories Acknowledgement
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located in Treaty One and Treaty Five territories, the homelands of the Métis Nation and the original lands of the Inuit people. The WRHA respects and acknowledges harms and mistakes, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
Click here to read more about the WRHA's efforts towards reconciliation

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