Located in southern Manitoba, Altona/Rhineland has a long history of welcoming immigrants into the social fabric of the community.
Altona/Rhineland is one of the participating communities in the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) that creates a pathway to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers who want to work and settle in the community.
- Candidate must intend to live within the boundaries of the Town of Altona or Municipality of Rhineland.
- Only a Candidate who has successfully created a “Candidate Profile” will be able to apply for qualified job postings through the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot.
- Only qualified positions by employers located within the boundaries of the Town of Altona or Municipality of Rhineland that meet the Employment Requirements will be posted on https://www.seedrpga.com/immigration-pilot
- Qualified positions must also be posted on jobbank.gc.ca and/or www.localjobshop.ca
- Employers interested in the pilot must contact SEED to arrange an employer pre-screening meeting
- SEED ensures that the employer & job position meet the pilot eligibility criteria
- SEED then uploads the approved job posting onto SEED’s website for applicants to review
- Applicants must create a “candidate profile” on SEED’s website prior to applying to any job postings
- Applicant applies to job postings that meets their past work experience and education and ensure they have the ability to carry out the job duties and responsibilities listed.
- SEED forwards applicant’s resume to the employer
- The Employer then conducts normal hiring practices, such as reviewing the resume, conduct interview & reference checks
- Upon satisfaction, the employer provides an Offer of Employment to the successful applicant & provides a copy of the offer to SEED
- SEED will provide the applicant with Schedule 1 – Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot and Community Recommendation Questions documents to complete and upload online in “candidate profile” in addition to all supporting documents in order apply for community recommendation
- SEED will verify the Offer of Employment & Community Recommendation Application documentation
- Once SEED ensures all the documentation is in order, the Vetting Committee assesses the priority factors and the top-ranking candidates move onto further assessment including an applicant interview to ensure they intend to reside in the community.
- those applicant who have received a positive assessment from the Vetting Committee, will receive a community recommendation from SEED
- The applicant then submits a Permanent Residence application to IRCC & is assessed against federal selection criteria & admissibility requirements
- Once IRCC confirms that the application is complete, the applicant and their family members (if applicable) can apply for a work permit and, if approved, may come to Canada while the application for permanent residence is being processed
- The employer and community welcomes the applicant and provides services to support their settlement and integration