Upcoming events

    • 10 Dec 2018
    • 30 Dec 2019
    • 111 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services Job Lab

    Are computers the worst part of your job search?

    Come to our basic computer skills classes at the Job Lab on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 am-noon.

    On Monday, a general workshop will include hands on assistance with any computer skills you are working on.

    On Wednesday, we will have three rotating classes available:

    Computer Basics

    • Mouse
    • Keyboard
    • Basic internet searches

    Microsoft Word Basics

    • Opening a document
    • Typing
    • Copying and Pasting
    • Changing the font and size of text
    • Saving and Save as

    Basic Email Course

    • Checking dierent folders
    • Opening emails
    • Sending emails
    • Replying, etc.
    • Attaching docs, etc.

    Contact Anabel at akapelke@esns.org or 612-787-4044 for more information!

    • 11 Dec 2018
    • 31 Dec 2019
    • 56 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services Job Lab

    Does filling out job applications online stress you out?

    Come to our job application class at the Job Lab on Tuesdays from 1:30-3:30 pm!

    Learn how to:

    • Fill out the fields on applications
    • Answer questions
    • Download and upload your resume/cover letter.
    Contact Anabel at akapelke@esns.org or 612-787-4044 for more information!
    • 09 Jan 2019
    • 17 Apr 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    Employer of the Day

    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. Please contact 612-787-4035 with any questions.

    January 9: Personnel Plus
    January 16: UPS
    February 20: SMX Staff Management
    March 20: UPS
    April 17: UPS

    Are you an employer interested in holding a hiring event at East Side? Fill out our online form!

    • 14 Jan 2019
    • 24 Jan 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services Adult Employment Department, Second Floor 1700 2nd St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    Become a Certified Nursing Assistant!

    East Side Neighborhood Services is beginning our FREE Nursing Assistant Plus Class in March! Participants will complete courses at Minneapolis College and East Side Neigh-borhood Services over 11 weeks. Classes are 4 days a week from 9am—3:30pm.

    North Memorial has shown investment in their community by partnering with East Side Neighborhood Services for this program. By providing resources, interview coaching sessions, and offering a pathway to employment at North Memorial, future nursing assistant students have an extra advantage once they receive their nursing assistant certification. 

    To apply, attend one of our information sessions at East Side Neighborhood Services Adult Employment Department, Second Floor 1700 2nd St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    Monday, January 14: 9-11 am
    Wednesday, January 16: 1-3 pm

    Tuesday, January 22: 9-11 am
    Thursday, January 24: 1-3 pm

    You will be asked to complete a TABE reading and math test at the information session, which usu-ally takes about an hour to complete.

    For more information, please contact Eblakemore@esns.org

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • 8th Grade Reading and Math Level
    • Able to fully commit your time for 11 weeks
    • Ability to pass a background check
    • Able to work in the United States
    • Can handle the sight of blood and bodily fluids
    • Have good time management
    • A passion to help others!
    • 23 Jan 2019
    • 27 Dec 2019
    • 98 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services Job Lab

    Come to our Minneapolis Employment and Training Information Sessions every week on Wednesday 2:30-4 pm and Friday 10 am-noon.

    Learn about the Minneapolis Employment and Training (MET) Program and other programs at East Side, complete intake paperwork, schedule a meeting with an employment counselor, and get your questions asked about our program.

    Sessions are open to the public and don’t require registration. To be eligible for MET you must be 18+, a Minneapolis resident, and be looking for 30+ hours of work per week.

    Please bring a valid form of ID/Social Security Card.

    Contact Allie at 612-787-4035 or at asmeeth@esns.org for more information!

    The Job Lab is located at:
    East Side Neighborhood Services, Second Floor
    1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis MN 55413

    • 07 Feb 2019
    • 17 Feb 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Trinity Apartments and Nativity Lutheran Church

    We’re on a mission to make Minneapolis more dementia friendly! With funding from the MN Board on Aging, East Side is offering informational sessions providing key messages about dementia and tips on how to support those in the community living with memory loss.

    Join us Thursday, Feb 7th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at Trinity Apts, 2800 E 31st St., or Sunday, Feb 17th from 9am to 10am at Nativity Lutheran Church in Saint Anthony to become a Dementia Friend. All are welcome.

    For more info, contact Nate Cannon, Dementia Education and Awareness Coordinator, at: 612-787-4007 or NCannon@esns.org.

    • 09 Feb 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Columbia Manor, 3300 Central Ave. NE

    Come for snowshoeing, sledding, tubing, a chili feed, snow sculptures, free family flannel photos, hot cocoa, crafts, and much more!

    $25 per family  |  Proceeds benefit Camp Bovey

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    • 19 Feb 2019
    • 11:30 AM
    • East Side Neighborhood Services

    Please join us to learn about East Side and share your own stories with a delicious turkey and all-the-­fixings meal, live music, and door prizes.

    Come early at 10 am to participate in an intergenerational Kairos Alive Dance Hall with people of all ages!

    Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at East Side Neighborhood Services. 

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    • 06 Mar 2019
    • 15 Nov 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services

    Receive your OSHA-backed forklifting certification with this 3 day course from East Side Neighborhood Services. Through classroom and hands-on learning, participants will become experts in both the sit down and stand up forklift. 

    Cost of the program in 2019 is $375. 

    • March 6th—8th
    • May 8th—10th
    • June 19th—21st
    • August 14th—16th
    • October 16th—18th
    • November 13th—15th
    Day 1 - Classroom: East Side Neighborhood Services 8:30am – 3:30pm
    Day 2 - Hands on: Herc-U-Lift (Meet @ ESNS 8:30am) 8:30am – 3:30pm
    Day 3 - Hands on: Herc-U-Lift (Meet @ ESNS 8:30am) 8:30am – 3:30 pm

    Contact eblakemore@esns.org or 612.787.4068 for more information

    • 17 May 2019
    • 19 May 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services

    East Side is once again hosting artists for the 2019 Art-a-Whirl. If you're a member of NEMAA but don't have your own studio space, we offer 10x10 spaces with 8 ft. tables for just $50 for the weekend. 

    Register for a table at East Side [PDF]

    Learn more about Art-a-Whirl and NEMAA


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