Adult Employment Services help 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 Wednesday from 2:30-4 pm and Friday from 10 am-noon 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.
To learn more about our training programs, please contact Elizabeth Blakemore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-787-4068.
As of January 2019 we are no longer offering forklift or ServSafe training classes.
Nursing Assistant Plus Training
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 College and North Memorial Health. Program participants will receive instruction from professors at Minneapolis College and professionals at North Memorial. East Side 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.
Upcoming classes: TBA
Leadership in Hospitality
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.
Employer of the Day Events
Looking for a job in customer service, hospitality, or janitorial and maintenance work? Our on-site hiring events are just for you! During each event, attendees will have an opportunity to get help with applications, hand their resumes to hiring managers, and ask questions about openings.
Some Employer of the Day events also offer on-site interviews. Be sure to bring your resume, your best smile, and a positive attitude! Please contact 612-787-4035 with any questions.
Are you an employer interested in holding a hiring event at East Side? Fill out our online form!