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WINNIPEG — Calling all students! Calling all students!
The province of Manitoba is now accepting applications for approximately 2,800 summer jobs in two provincial programs.
A variety of positions are available in the Green Team and STEP services programs and run through to the end of summer.
The Urban and Hometown Green Teams provide jobs for students aged 16 to 24 in recreation activities, tourism, park or trail enhancements, housing rehabilitation and public education. Work assignments begin either May 1 or June 14 and conclude Aug. 31.
As well, four $500 scholarships are available to the students who demonstrate how their participation in their project has benefitted a community.
The Conservation Green Team offers employment in provincial parks and nature areas in the positions of maintenance, wildlife, forestry and interpretation services. The jobs start either May 25 or July 2 and wrap up on Aug. 20.
The STEP Services program is for high-school and post-secondary students seeking work in government departments, special operating agencies and Crown corporations. The positions are available throughout the province and include jobs such as lab assistant, information technologist, clerical assistant, travel counsellor and groundskeeper.
For Hometown or Urban Green Teams, students can register online at www.studentjobs.gov.mb.ca or call 945-3556 or 1-800-282-8069, ext. 3556.
For Conservation Green Team, students should apply at the nearest Manitoba Conservation District Office, call 1-800-282-8069, ext. 7182 or visit: www.Manitoba.ca/conservation/wildlife/about/who.html.
Students interested in STEP Services position can apply online at: www.studentjobs.gov.mb.ca