County Employment Services

County Employment Services
We are here to get you where you want to be!

The Minnesota Family Investment Program, or MFIP, is the state’s welfare reform program for low-income families with children. MFIP helps families move to work.  MFIP encourages participant employment by vigorously promoting the financial, social, and psychological advantages of employment. Financial workers, employment counselors, managers, and support staff encourage work by providing easy access to materials and equipment that facilitate job search and promote positive work messages and success stories.

Our knowledgeable and experienced MFIP Employment Counselors offer MFIP participants opportunities to connect with our college’s extensive business and educational partners to provide unique employment and educational opportunities. With our offices located in our community campuses, participants enjoy the experience of meeting directly on campus and utilizing internet and computer access and the ability to team up with our college staff about career, technical and degree programs.  In addition to employment service counseling, an extensive two week workforce readiness program that covers the entire job search process from resume development, maintaining a positive attitude to networking techniques is available. We invite all county human service departments to meet with us to discuss their employment service needs and to allow us an opportunity to discuss how we can provide our unique but effective approach to self-sufficiency to your MFIP community.

Please contact us for more information:

Mike Knapp
mike.knapp@advancedmn.org

218-322-2459 Office
218-259-4440 Cell

 

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