Job fairs and hiring events
Teen job fair
- Saturday, April 21, 2018
- Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - teen prep rally: build your resume and get ready to meet with employers
- 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. - interactive workshop: hear from industry professionals as they discuss their road to success and talk about trending industries.
- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - job fair
- Read more about the teen job fair (PDF)
Employer of the Day – InterContinental Minneapolis St. Paul Airport Hotel
Employer of the Day – Delaware North
Job development career fair
NorthPoint Eviction Prevention Pilot
Hennepin County residents who are concerned about being evicted or unable to pay rent may be able to get help from a new program. Services include case management services, referrals to mediation or legal assistance to resolve landlord/tenant disputes and cash assistance to help stabilize housing. There is also help for people who already have an eviction filing. For more information, go to the Community Resources, education and training drawer, and scroll down to the Homelessness/Housing section. (Posted 3/10/18)
Crisis Text Line: Text MN to 741 741 for free help for people across Minnesota who are having a mental health crisis or are contemplating suicide. The Crisis Text Line is available 24/7.
In the Twin Cities metro area, call **CRISIS (274747) from a cell phone to talk to a team of professionals who can help you, 24/7.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a toll-free number: 800-273-TALK (8255). The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
Free roofing construction training, green technology specialization
Learn how to install a green roof or living roof in two weeks. A green roof is a roof that can grow grass or other vegetation.
Training covers basic tool handling skills, detail work knowledge, blue print reading and safety. May be hired after completing training. Will learn to drive forklift. Must be able to work out doors year-round. Free lunch and gift cards. Training is within one mile of bus stop.
Free one-day computer basics training
Build computer knowledge about computer hardware and software at Takoda Institute of Higher Education. This course is preparation for entering Takoda’s IT Fundamentals 6 week course or 9 month Computer Support Specialist certificate program. Classes run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Classes begin April 13, 2018 and are offered on Fridays, every two weeks.
- 1845 E. Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
- Contact Steph Nick, 612-341-3358 (ext.126), email@example.com
Free evening classes for in-demand occupations
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid Clinics – free legal consultations on civil matters
Free Criminal Expungement Workshop
Sponsored by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid.
Expungement means that your arrest or conviction record will be destroyed or sealed from the state or Federal repository, making it unavailable to the general public, employers and background check agencies. To see if you may qualify for expungement, attend the workshop or call Volunteer Lawyers Network at 612-752-6677. (Posted 4/4/18)
Deaf and hard of hearing traffic card
New traffic card can help people who are deaf communicate with law enforcement officials. The Minnesota Department of Human Services has developed a two-way communication card to provide guidance to officers and can help with communication. Deaf and hard of hearing traffic card (PDF). (Posted 4/5/18)