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!
    • 04 Mar 2019
    • 23 May 2019
    • 24 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413


    Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balance

    Mondays & Thursdays

    10 - 11 am

    March 4 - May 23

    This Tai Chi class reduces risk of falls by improving balance, muscle strength, flexibility, and mobility through mindful movements in a slow, flowing motion. This exercise class meets twice a week on Monday and Thursday afternoons for 12 weeks. 

    To register, email VitalLiving@esns.org or call 612-787-4045.

    • 12 Mar 2019
    • 17 Dec 2019
    • 41 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services


    Drop by for East Side's Vital Fitness group! The group meets weekly in East Side's gymnasium for a variety of exercises that improve balance, strength, and coordination.

    First time participants are always welcome! There is no cost to participate.

    Contact Carmel with questions at 612-787-4086. 


    • 15 Mar 2019
    • 20 Dec 2019
    • 10 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services


    For people who are caring for an older adult with a health condition.

    Get ideas and encouragement from other caregivers.

    Parichay Rudina, LISW, 612-787-4085 or prudina@esns.org


    • 04 Apr 2019
    • 05 Dec 2019
    • 9 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services


    For people with dementia and their care partners.

    Spend time having fun with people who get what it’s like to live with memory loss and care for someone with memory loss.

    Parichay Rudina, LISW, 612-787-4085 or prudina@esns.org

    • 10 May 2019
    • 14 Jun 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services


    Living Well with Diabetes covers many topics including techniques to deal with symptoms of diabetes: fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, depression; healthy eating; exercise; medication usage; and working effectively with health care providers. Participants will set goals, share experiences, and help each other to solve problems they encounter. This class meets two hours a week for six weeks.

    Contact Carmel at 612-787-4086 to learn more

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


    We're throwing a party during art-a-whirl weekend, and everyone is invited! Stop by and enjoy live music and performances by local comedians, storytellers, and poets while you snack on a delicious dish from the food truck on the lot!

    Performances will be held on Saturday between 12pm and 10pm, but be sure to swing by all weekend to check out some amazing art! This is a free, all ages event!

    Learn more about The Junction Function event on Facebook

    • 22 May 2019
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • East Side Neighborhood Services

    East Side Neighborhood Services is holding a grand opening for our newly renovated child development center on Wednesday, May 22. We’re celebrating our center’s renovation and kicking off our development of a new STEAM curriculum nature play area.

    From 4-5:30 pm outside the NECDC - 1700 2nd St. NE on the north side of the building - we’ll have tables outside with nature activities for kids of all ages (including adults)! You can make caterpillar food, button trees, and wind rattles, grow your own tomatoes, create coffee filter butterfly crafts, do some mud painting, and more. And at 4:30 pm, we’ll have a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Chamber of Commerce.

    We still have openings for all ages in the childcare center. To schedule a tour of the facilities on the 22nd, please contact Kris O’Dell at 612-787-4048 or kodell@esns.org. Tours will be available throughout the day.

    • 23 May 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • 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 612-787-4054 with any questions.

    May 23: Award Staffing 

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

    • 04 Jun 2019
    • 12 Jun 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services Adult Employment Department, Second Floor 1700 2nd St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413


    Free Nursing Assistant+ Class!

    East Side Neighborhood Services is beginning our FREE Nursing Assistant+ Class in early July! Participants will complete courses at Minneapolis College and East Side Neighborhood Services over 11 weeks. Classes are Monday—Thursday from 9:30am—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. 

    If you are interested in applying you must attend an information session. Dates for the information sessions:

    • Tuesday, June 4th 1:00pm—3:00pm
    • Thursday, June 6th 9:30am—11:30am
    • Monday, June 10th 1:00pm—3:00pm
    • Wednesday, June 12th 9:30am—11:30am

    Location:
    East Side Neighborhood Services
    Adult Employment Department, Second Floor
    1700 2nd St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    You will be asked to complete a TABE reading and math test at the information session, which usually 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!
    • 28 Jun 2019
    • 27 Dec 2019
    • 27 sessions
    • East Side Neighborhood Services


    Looking for a safe, engaging and fun place for the person you're caring for so you can take a break and get some respite?

    At NE Day Spot, people with early to moderate memory loss and other health conditions make new friends, exercise their bodies and engage their minds!

    This group respite program starts on Friday, June 28th and will be occurring every Friday from 10AM-2PM at East Side. A pre-assessment is required to determine eligibility, and the program cost is on a sliding fee scale based on income (around $0-$45 per day).

    For more info, contact our Caregiver Coach Parichay Rudina, LISW, at 612-787-4085 or email prudina@esns.org


      


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