Junior Staff Mentorship Program

Introduction

We are accepting applications for the Junior Staff Mentorship Virtual Program (JSMP). 

JSMP invites Career Trek graduates, and other students in Grades 9 to 12, to take part in regular workshops and activities. These sessions teach participants practical skills, introduce them to careers related to their interests, and connect them with community organizations. Career Trek staff, who are post-secondary students, mentor participants. The program focuses on skill building, creativity, self-awareness, and career development.

Participants spend 14 weeks on professional development. They build their knowledge base, self-confidence, and leadership abilities.

We want many young Manitobans to be able to take part in JSMP. We have added the option to bring a friend to the program.

We invite you to apply, or to share this page with someone who might love this program!

 
 

What We Do

  • A 14-week online after-school program
  • Participants attend live video sessions once a week
  • The enrollment fee for the program is $25.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Increase your confidence and self-awareness
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Improve personal responsibility and accountability
  • Prepare to pursue post-secondary education
  • Develop a personal career path
  • Develop skills to help prepare for the workforce
  • Work with and empower younger participants – this is valuable work experience for your resume!

Through JSMP, you have the opportunity to meet new people from across Manitoba. The program opens the door to new education and career possibilities, as well as life-long friendships.

JSMP is part of the Wonder of Work Program, and is funded by the Manitoba government.

Team

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Lenya Wilks (Brandon)

Program Manager, Brandon Region

[email protected]
204-944-1800 ext. 155
Fax: 204-727-4006
Toll free: 1-800-693-3864 ext. 155

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Alex Klassen

Program Coordinator, Winnipeg Region

[email protected]
204-944-1800 ext. 120
Fax: 204-942-4912
Toll free: 1-800-693-3864

How Can I Get Involved?

Each year, 800 young people are nominated to attend our life-altering programming.

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Success Stories

In their own Words

Fiona

Long-time Career Trekker shares her journey with career learners
11 March 2021

Alex Klassen

Career Explorer turned Program Coordinator
3 November 2020