Adult Employment Services
The Adult Employment Department works with low-income, unemployed, or underemployed job seekers who would like to earn a livable wage and achieve their career goals though full-time work.
Participants get support to build upon skills needed to secure and retain full-time permanent employment though training, coaching, career exploration, and retention counseling.
We can help you:
Any individual interested in using our services must attend an information session, which is held every Tuesday at 9:30am and Wednesday at 3:00pm in our Job Lab.
NOTE: Self-pay registrants must make payment at time of registration in order to reserve a space in the class. Agencies will be invoiced.
What does a CNA do? Certified Nursing Assistants assist children, adults or seniors in a variety of settings, such as nursing homes and hospitals providing a variety of services to their clients.This program is in partnership with Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) and Augustana Feeny Manor. Program participants will receive instruction from professors at MCTC and professionals at Augustana. ESNS will provide supportive services to all participants in the areas of transportation assistance, resume and cover letter review, and job placement assistance.Upon completion of this free program, participants will be rewarded with a financial stipend and will be able to take the state certification test free of charge to them.
Eligibility requirements:Clean background
Forklift Operator Training
This FREE DEED-funded, Leadership & Management program is designed for adults with experience working in the customer service, sales, food service, and hospitality fields that have the potential to move into supervisory and leadership positions. Applicants from other employment backgrounds are also eligible.
Participants will receive training, certification and Continuing Educations Units (CEUs) from ESNS and Normandale Community College including ServSafe® Food Safety Manager, Supervision & Management, Intro to Microsoft Word & Excel, and a certificate of participation.
To learn more about our training programs, please contact Elizabeth Blakemore at email@example.com or 612-787-4068.