MB launches training, recruitment initiatives in disability services sector

December 3, 2020
Manitoba has launched new initiatives to train and recruit staff in the disability services sector in response to significant staffing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of this effort, MB is partnering with Red River College to develop a free one-week program that will teach participants about the fundamentals of disability support work. “This course and the additional micro-credentials that we have developed over the last two months continue to serve as rapid response tools that boost capacity in a number of important sectors, and keep Manitobans safe and supported as we respond to the ongoing challenges of the pandemic,” said RRC President Fred Meier. Additionally, MB will partner with Manitoba Possible and its online employment platform ‘envoyy,’ which is designed to connect eligible service providers with available positions. MB (MB)