Meet Hanover's Young Inventors!

HSD's first-ever Invention Convention will be held on Monday, April 23 at CMS. Learn More...

It's a sign that summer holidays aren't far away for students in Manitoba. Youth Job Centres opened this week across the province, including ones in Steinbach, Niverville and St.Pierre.

The Youth Job Centre in Steinbach has moved back to 321 Main Street this year. Mia James-Thiessen is Youth Engagement Leader.

"I have done a lot of work with youth in previous jobs and really enjoyed it," she says. "I also want to help the teenagers in our community find work and to build their careers."

James-Thiessen explains Youth Job Centres are a free service offered to students aged 12 to 29. This job referral service allows youth to submit job applications and also accepts job orders from local businesses and homeowners.

"Our main goal is to facilitate employment for youth and students and to provide them with valuable job experience," she says.

And, according to James-Thiessen, work experience is the biggest obstacle preventing young people from being job ready. She notes that can be difficult for students when they are applying for a job.

James-Thiessen says the Centre gets all kinds of job offers, including casual, part-time, temporary and full time. She adds they also are hoping to host some Odd Job Squad events including a strawberry pick, barbecue and Mom's Pantry fundraiser.

Youth Job Centres will remain open until August 18.

More Local News

Students Pitch Recreation Idea To Ritchot Council

It was back to school on Monday for the Mayor and his council for the Rural Municipality of Ritchot. Mayor Chris Ewen says one of his goals is to get younger people involved in municipal politics.…

Niverville Teen Caught Stealing From Vehicles

A teenager was arrested in Niverville early Monday morning for stealing from vehicles. St. Pierre RCMP were notified around 1:00 a.m. about a suspicious person who appeared to be going through…

Meet Hanover's Young Inventors!

HSD's first-ever Invention Convention will be held on Monday, April 23 at CMS. Learn More...

Seeding Could Start This Week

After a prolonged winter when it seemed we might never make it to spring, warmer weather finally arrived last week. And, it appears some farmers in the Steinbach area will begin spring seeding later…

La Broquerie Waiting On Funding For Capital Projects

The RM of La Broquerie is hoping to hear back from the province soon on road upgrade funding. Reeve Lewis Weiss says both Carriere Road and Gerard-Tetrault Road are on the list of projects they're…

Burning Brush Kept Fire Crews Busy Monday

Smoke could be seen from over ten miles away as brush burned about seven miles south of La Broquerie Monday afternoon. Crews were notified of the blaze shortly after 1 p.m. and an hour later more…

Crews Work On Ste. Anne Overpass

According to Manitoba Infrastructure, motorists can expect delays at the Highway 1 and Highway 12 overpass while crews do bridge inspection and maintenance. Traffic is down to one lane on Highway 12…

Alcohol A Factor In Sunday Morning Crash

A 28-year-old male from Steinbach was arrested after an incident early Sunday morning. RCMP were notified at 2:30 a.m. that a minivan had run off the road and into the ditch at the corner of Hespeler…

Steinbach Man Charged With Four Counts Of Indecent Exposure

Steinbach's Bethesda HospitalA 46-year-old man from Steinbach is being charged with four counts of indecent exposure. Steinbach RCMP say between April 17th and April 19th they received several…

RCMP Release More Details Regarding Serious ATV Collision

RCMP say Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the serious side-by-side ATV collision near Kleefeld this past weekend. Police say they received a report of a single-vehicle off-road collision…

Police Pursuit Results In Charges-Update

Four youths are facing a number of charges after a police pursuit in Steinbach early Sunday morning. RCMP say at about 3:00 a.m., officers spotted a speeding vehicle. They say the driver sped through…
2017 12 la broquerie fire

Burning Banned In La Broquerie

The RM of La Broquerie has announced a burning ban due to the very dry conditions. Fire Chief Al Nadeau says it is a ban on all burning that is in effect from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day until…

RCMP Investigate La Broquerie Storage Unit Break And Enter

Steinbach RCMP are searching for information regarding a break and enter in the La Broquerie area approximately two weeks ago. Police say at least two individuals cut the locks of a number of storage…

Steinbachonline.com is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in Cancer Care. 8 Week Program

05 March 2018 6:00 pm - 07 May 2018 6:00 pm

Bethesda Hospital Crocus Room





Out With Friends - Electric Musuem

25 April 2018 1:15 pm

Pat Porter Active Living Center, Steinbach





Spaghetti Dinner

26 April 2018 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Steinbach Legion Community Hall, Steinbach





Volunteer Orientation

26 April 2018 7:00 pm

Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach





Login