Do you care about people and want to help in some way?
Human services workers help individual and families meet their personal needs. You might work in a government office, hospital, nonprofit agency, nursing home, spa, hotel, or school. Or, you might work in your own home.
For example, you might help students with career and education choices at a high school, cut and color hair in a salon, or manage funeral services at a funeral home
COMPANIES HIRING IN WRIGHT COUNTY
Careers that you will find in the ZoomTour are opportunities located in Wright County MN. These opportunities include business that are a part of the Human Services Career Cluster.
Pathways in Human Services
The consumer services pathway includes occupations related to helping individuals with decisions and problems relating to finance, real estate, insurance and consumer goods.
More Information: Consumer Services Pathway | Minnesota State CAREERwise (minnstate.edu)
The counseling and mental health services pathway includes workers who assist people with personal, family, educational, mental health, and career decisions and problems. Might work in hospitals, clinics, schools or private settings.
The early childhood development and services pathway includes occupations related to the nurturing or teaching of infants and young children in child care centers, nursery schools, preschools, public schools, private households, and before- and after-school programs.
The family and community services pathway includes occupations related to helping disabled, elderly, impoverished or other underrepresented populations to secure housing, employment, financial assistance or other social services.
The personal care services pathway includes occupations provide services related to an individual’s physical care, including cosmetic, spa, fitness, and funeral services.
More Information: Personal Care Services Pathway | CAREERwise Education (minnstate.edu)
Wright Tech Center
Wright Tech Center offers courses that will earn you CTE credits.
For more information on Annadale School’s go to Annandale Public Schools / Homepage (isd876.org)
For more information on Buffalo – Hanover – Montrose School District go to The Place to Dream, Believe and Achieve | Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools (bhmschools.org)
For more information about Dassel – Cokato School’s go to Dassel-Cokato Schools / District Home (isd466.org)
For more information about Delano School’s go to Delano Public Schools District
For more information about Howard Lake – Waverly – Winsted School’s go to Howard Lake Waverly Winsted Public Schools (MN) (hlww.k12.mn.us)
For more information about Maple Lake School’s go to Maple Lake Public Schools / Homepage
For more infromation about Monitcello School’s go to Monticello School District / Homepage
For more information about Rockford School’s go to Home – Rockford Area School District 883
For more information about St. Michael/ Albertville School’s go to St. Michael-Albertville Schools / Homepage (stma.k12.mn.us)
Education & Training
A Minnesota community and technical college, Ridgewater offers more than 100 educational programs in transfer and technical education. In fact, some of our programs are unique in not only Minnesota, but also the nation.
With campuses in Willmar, Hutchinson, and online , Ridgewater serves more than 5,500 students. For 2020 and 2021, Ridgewater has been ranked as Minnesota’s #1 Community College based on value, strong academics, student life, facilities, diversity, student experiences, location, and safety! (Source: www.niche.com)
St. Cloud Technical & Community College is located in the heart of Central Minnesota. Founded in 1948, SCTCC offers programs of study that lead directly to employment opportunities in the region as well as transfer options to four-year universities and colleges to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
Nearly 5,600 students are enrolled in credit-based classes annually. More than 70% of the student population comes from the surrounding six counties, with the remaining students hailing from around the globe. More than 96% of the College’s graduates find employment in their fields of study or successfully transferred to another college or university to continue their education.
At the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, we seek new knowledge that can change how we all work and live. We prepare students to meet the great challenges facing our state, our nation, and our world. And we apply our expertise as students, faculty, and staff to engage with communities across Minnesota.
Other Employment Search Resources
MinnesotaWorks.net is an internet-based self-service system where employers and job seekers can find each other. Registration is encouraged because it allows full access to all the features of the system. This site is supported by Employer tax dollars and there is no additional fee to use this service.
Job seekers can post up to five resumes to be searched by employers. They can also search for job openings and be contacted by e-mail when new job postings meeting their search criteria are found by the system.
Employers can post job openings. They can also search for job candidates, recruit job seekers online, and elect to receive emails when new resumes are found that match their requirements.
MinnesotaWorks.net is a service provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). DEED is responsible for administering various state and federal programs that provide workforce development services. For more information about DEED, please visit http://mn.gov/deed.