New Leaf offers workshop January 19
The New Leaf Workshop is for offenders and former offenders and who are seeking work and need help addressing their criminal records and other barriers.
Interested participants must pre-register for this workshop on-line or by calling the North Minneapolis WorkForce Center at 612-299-7200.
- Friday, January 19, 2018
- 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
- North Minneapolis WorkForce Center
800 West Broadway Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55411
- New Leaf Workshop flyer (PDF)
Free warehouse training January 22–February 2
Gain skills and certifications in logistics, bobcat and forklift operations. Read more about the warehouse training (PDF).
José Santos Jr.
612-341-3358 ext. 119
1845 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Educational opportunities through the SOAR Program
The SOAR Program works with youth between the ages of 18 to 24, who have had run-ins with the law and are seeking educational opportunities. SOAR offers grant and scholarship opportunities to youth to help them get their GEDs and additional training. Must live in zip codes listed in the attached flyer.
SOAR is a program of OIC of America. Learn more about SOAR (PDF).
Energy Assistance Program
The Energy Assistance Program can help low-income people pay energy costs – such as a heating bill – between October 1 and May 30 each year. There is also assistance available to help people save energy and keep their apartments and homes warmer.
Read more about the energy program (PDF).
Transit Assistance Program (TAP) from Metro Transit to help low-income riders
Metro Transit has developed a new program called the Transit Assistance Program (TAP) to help low-income riders. Qualified commuters will be able to ride the bus or train any time for $1. To enroll, applicants must verify that they are low-income, and an ID. Read more information on Transit Assistance Program.
Job fairs and hiring events
Job opportunities at the Super Bowl
Work at the tailgate festivities for Super Bowl LII. Various event positions are open.
Minneapolis Manufacturing Career and Training Expo
Everyone is welcome to attend a unique Minneapolis Manufacturing Career and Training Expo. In addition to employers, there is a Wunderkammer -- a Cabinet of Curiosity! Attendees can learn by experiencing manufacturing work hands-on, learn about real jobs from real people, and find out what skills are needed to work in manufacturing. The Wunderkammer is recommended for teens aged 14-18.
Job development career fair