TRAINING OPTIONS

Introduction

Wright County has many resources to assist students, adults and employers with training assistance.  Below is a list of some of the resources that we have located right here in Wright County.

Introduction

Wright County has many resources to assist students, adults and employers with training assistance.  Below is a list of some of the resources that we have located right here in Wright County.

Student Training Options

Young and emerging Adult Programs

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Youth employment specialists work with schools, nonprofits, private businesses, and other agencies to assist young people by connecting them with career pathways and increasing their employability and earning potential. This is achieved by providing or connecting participants with the services they need, such as:

  • Tutoring and study skills development
  • Career pathway and post-secondary training exploration
  • Paid and unpaid work experience opportunities and internships
  • Job shadowing
  • Occupational skills training
  • Apprenticeship and/or pre-apprenticeship
  • Leadership development
  • Adult mentoring
  • Financial literacy and budgeting assistance
  • Entrepreneurial skills development
  • Alternative secondary school services
  • Financial assistance
  • Follow-up services to ensure continued success

 

Adult Education & Training

Dislocated Workers

Losing your job can be a very scary experience affecting both confidence and sense of security. You don’t have to do this alone! With over 30 years experience serving jobseekers and dislocated workers in Minnesota, we can help. CMJTS specializes in individualized and professional career guidance, training assistance, and job placement. Let us help you get back to work in a job that is right for you!

“Dislocated workers” include those who have been laid off or have received notice of termination from employment, are self-employed but unemployed due to general economic conditions, are the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty who is unemployed due to relocation for permanent duty reassignment, are a military reservist returning from active duty within the last three years, or are displaced homemakers.

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Public Assistance Programs

Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services, Inc. (CMJTS) provides employment services to individuals eligible for county assistance through DWP (Diversionary Work Program), MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program), and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).  Participants are referred to CMJTS by their county of residence. Eligibility varies by program.

Professional CMJTS staff provide case management services for individual assessment, vocational counseling, employment plan development, placement assistance, support/coordination of services, completion of High School Diploma/GED, and referral to other programs and services.

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TANF Innovation Project

This program is a result of a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. TANF Innovation serves young parents, up to age 24, who are receiving cash assistance through the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP). It also serves children (ages 14-18) from families receiving this assistance. This program focuses on paid work opportunities as well as short-term training opportunities (e.g. nursing assistant certification training, forklift training, etc.) that will elevate the participant’s level of employability.

For more information contact 800.284.7425

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Adult Training Programs

CMJTS offers a variety of program services including career counseling, education assistance, and support services to those in transition. Programs are funded via the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) so there is no cost to you.

ADULT PROGRAM

The WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Adult Program is available to help unemployed or underemployed individuals find meaningful, family-sustaining work. The adult program includes a priority of service for public assistance recipients and other low-income individuals, as well as individuals who are basic skills deficient. Also, veterans are a priority population as a result of the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002.

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Ticket to Work

Employment Network (more commonly known as the Ticket-to-Work Program)

The Ticket-to-Work and Self-Sufficiency Program was created to give Social Security disability beneficiaries an avenue to achieve economic self-support through work.  CMJTS is an employment network and, as such, is able to accept social security or social security disability beneficiaries’ tickets.  CMJTS staff provide career guidance, assessment completion, and assistance to ensure a successful transition to employment.  One goal of the program is to eliminate dependency on social security benefits.  CMJTS has certified work incentive counselors on staff who are able to provide participants with a detailed analysis and explanation of how employment will affect social security benefits.  The Ticket-to-Work program is for 18-64 years of age individuals that are “ticket eligible.”

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Disability Employment Initiative

Are you at risk of being homeless or are homeless?

Experiencing mental illness?

Have a disability expected to last a year or more?

If any of these apply to you, CMJTS staff can help with the application process for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) though SOAR services. SOAR, which stands for SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery services, is assistance that can help you to apply for social security benefits to meet your basic needs. To inquire if you are eligible for SOAR services, please connect with Leslie Wojtowicz.

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Adult Education & Training

Dislocated Workers

Losing your job can be a very scary experience affecting both confidence and sense of security. You don’t have to do this alone! With over 30 years experience serving jobseekers and dislocated workers in Minnesota, we can help. CMJTS specializes in individualized and professional career guidance, training assistance, and job placement. Let us help you get back to work in a job that is right for you!

“Dislocated workers” include those who have been laid off or have received notice of termination from employment, are self-employed but unemployed due to general economic conditions, are the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty who is unemployed due to relocation for permanent duty reassignment, are a military reservist returning from active duty within the last three years, or are displaced homemakers.

Read More

Public Assistance Programs

Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services, Inc. (CMJTS) provides employment services to individuals eligible for county assistance through DWP (Diversionary Work Program), MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program), and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).  Participants are referred to CMJTS by their county of residence. Eligibility varies by program.

Professional CMJTS staff provide case management services for individual assessment, vocational counseling, employment plan development, placement assistance, support/coordination of services, completion of High School Diploma/GED, and referral to other programs and services.

Read More

TANF Innovation Project

This program is a result of a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. TANF Innovation serves young parents, up to age 24, who are receiving cash assistance through the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP). It also serves children (ages 14-18) from families receiving this assistance. This program focuses on paid work opportunities as well as short-term training opportunities (e.g. nursing assistant certification training, forklift training, etc.) that will elevate the participant’s level of employability.

For more information contact 800.284.7425

Read More

Adult Training Programs

CMJTS offers a variety of program services including career counseling, education assistance, and support services to those in transition. Programs are funded via the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) so there is no cost to you.

ADULT PROGRAM

The WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Adult Program is available to help unemployed or underemployed individuals find meaningful, family-sustaining work. The adult program includes a priority of service for public assistance recipients and other low-income individuals, as well as individuals who are basic skills deficient. Also, veterans are a priority population as a result of the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002.

Read More

Ticket to Work

Employment Network (more commonly known as the Ticket-to-Work Program)

The Ticket-to-Work and Self-Sufficiency Program was created to give Social Security disability beneficiaries an avenue to achieve economic self-support through work.  CMJTS is an employment network and, as such, is able to accept social security or social security disability beneficiaries’ tickets.  CMJTS staff provide career guidance, assessment completion, and assistance to ensure a successful transition to employment.  One goal of the program is to eliminate dependency on social security benefits.  CMJTS has certified work incentive counselors on staff who are able to provide participants with a detailed analysis and explanation of how employment will affect social security benefits.  The Ticket-to-Work program is for 18-64 years of age individuals that are “ticket eligible.”

Read More

Disability Employment Initiative

Are you at risk of being homeless or are homeless?

Experiencing mental illness?

Have a disability expected to last a year or more?

If any of these apply to you, CMJTS staff can help with the application process for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) though SOAR services. SOAR, which stands for SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery services, is assistance that can help you to apply for social security benefits to meet your basic needs. To inquire if you are eligible for SOAR services, please connect with Leslie Wojtowicz.

Read More

Employment Opportunities

Minnesota Works.Net

 

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.

Award Staffing

In 1988, Award Staffing started with only one office and a couple of team members with a committed approach: provide clients with unsurpassed service and associates with a clear career path, all while serving the communities in which we work and live.

Today, Award Staffing has grown to a nationally-recognized staffing agency with six locations throughout the Twin Cities. Though much in the world has changed since our launch, our service approach with a local focus has not. By using innovative technologies and inspired processes, we have expanded our quality of service making Award Staffing a premier staffing company.

CareerForce

CareerForce is here to help you

We’re Minnesota’s career development and talent matching resource.  We guide people toward rewarding careers, connect individuals to opportunities and help employers find the workers they need to grow and thrive.  

We are committed to continually working to enhance our services to employers, prioritizing equity at the center of everything we do, leveraging technology and innovation to meet our customers where they are and always striving to serve them better.

Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals is one of the top staffing companies in the U.S. and Canada. Every day, we help people find jobs and provide workforce solutions to businesses. Albertville, MN Express provides a full range of employment solutions that include full-time, temporary, and part-time employment in a wide range of positions, including Professional, Light Industrial, and Office Services. We’re here to support you.

 

Business Training Services

Business Services

Connect with Qualified Workers
From youth to seniors, entry-level to experienced, our jobseekers are ready for work. Many have recently completed  a training program, taking place in a public or private training institution, and earned an industry-recognized credential. These trainees gained the skills necessary to demonstrate competencies necessary to address your business needs. Contact us today for placement assistance.

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Business Training Services

Business Services

Connect with Qualified Workers
From youth to seniors, entry-level to experienced, our jobseekers are ready for work. Many have recently completed  a training program, taking place in a public or private training institution, and earned an industry-recognized credential. These trainees gained the skills necessary to demonstrate competencies necessary to address your business needs. Contact us today for placement assistance.

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Address: 3650 Braddock Ave NE, Suite 1300

Buffalo, MN 55313

Phone: 763-496-5632

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