Employment resources are available at the following locations Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm:
Sabathani Community Center
- 310 East 38th Street, Suite 120, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Hennepin-Carver Workforce Development Board CareerForce
A proud partner of the American Job Center network.
CareerForce Brooklyn Park
CareerForce Carver — coming soon!
CareerForce Minneapolis North
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City of Minneapolis
Minneapolis offers an employment and opportunity guide (PDF) for city youth.
Construction program for native youth
Little Earth YouthBuild Program: paid construction training for 18-24 year old members of the Native community. The program provides training, learning carpentry skills and job placement assistance. View the flyer for the Little Earth YouthBuild Program (PDF)
Education grants and scholarships
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).
Step Up connects Minneapolis youth ages 14-21 with training and paid internships at over 200 top local employers. Summer 2020 applications will be available in December 2019.
Job preparation and training
Accessibility Incorporated's Career and Educational Pathways program supports adults with criminal backgrounds seeking second chances as they reenter the community. Services may include assistance with housing, transportation, legal aid, budgeting and driver’s license reinstatement.
Ex-Offender Job Readiness assists ex-offenders living in the Twin Cities prepare to re-enter the workforce.
Step Ahead helps job seekers with felony convictions and other criminal charges know their work options, set goals, get training, and be successful in their job search.
Jobs for Felons Hub maintains lists of jobs for felons by city and state, lists of companies that hire felons, and links to job training resources.
The New Leaf Workshop combines a job search course with information on how, when, and why to disclose your record. Workshops are held at Minnesota Workforce Centers throughout the Metro area and are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. See New Leaf Workshop flyer for locations and dates (PDF).