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Updates on Your Downtown Businesses

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is encouraging Winnipeggers to support local downtown businesses, even if they are unable to visit in person. Many businesses are taking extra steps to ensure their spaces are clean and safe for customers, are offering alternative …

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Updates for BIZ Members

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is here to support members. We’ll be providing updates here and in the MEMO enewsletter regarding programs and supports for businesses as they develop.

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BIZ Job Posting: General Maintenance

Full Time Term Position (ending December 31, 2020) Reporting to the Manager of Maintenance & Cleanliness, this role contributes to making Downtown Winnipeg a vibrant and welcoming district through the continuous upkeep of outdoor public and private spaces. As a …

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BIZ Job Posting: District Operator

Reporting to the Manager of Maintenance & Cleanliness, this role contributes to making Downtown Winnipeg a vibrant and welcoming district through the continuous upkeep of outdoor public and private spaces. As a part of the Enviro team, District Operators perform maintenance and cleaning tasks, helping create an environment that is clean year round for those that live, work, and visit downtown.

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BIZ Job Posting: Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) Outreach Coordinator

C.H.A.T. Outreach Coordinators facilitate individual transition from homelessness to enhanced stability, including housing, employment and educational support. This position involves case management with focus on collaboration with key social service agencies. C.H.A.T. Coordinators meet and follow up with participants in a consistent manner and ensure that they receive services specific to their needs, empowering individuals to make changes to improve their well-being and quality of life.

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BIZ Job Posting: Downtown Watch Ambassador

Downtown Watch Ambassadors are responsible for promoting a safer and friendlier downtown by helping with directions and promoting events and business downtown. They help monitor streets, sidewalks and the skywalk systems, and serve as extra “eyes and ears” to assist the Winnipeg Police Service, Emergency Medical System, Outreach services and the community.

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BIZ Job Posting: Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) Outreach Support Worker

The Community Homeless Assistance Team (C.H.A.T.) is dedicated to performing comprehensive outreach to individuals at-risk of, or experiencing homelessness downtown. The CHAT Outreach team pursues a unique preventative outreach approach that will address the dynamic barriers and complexities faced by the homeless population in downtown Winnipeg.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Business Continuity and Crisis Recovery

As part of our ongoing support during the pandemic, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is offering a free live business continuity and crisis recovery webinar this coming Monday, March 30 from 9:45 a.m to 10:45 a.m.

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BIZ Job Posting: Manager, Public Spaces & Activations (Public Realm)

Under direction of the Director of Operations this role is responsible for the leadership Public Realm projects and initiatives. The Manager collaborates with a variety of stakeholders to execute innovative projects that enhance and transform public spaces, creating a vibrant and inclusive Downtown for all. This position involves a mix of office work, site visits and engaging with Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Members and other stakeholders.

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Think Local, Buy Local and Support Downtown Businesses

MEDIA RELEASE March 16, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THINK LOCAL, BUY LOCAL AND SUPPORT DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is encouraging Winnipeggers to support local downtown businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. “Many downtown stores and restaurants are independent or …

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