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ICA takes an individual approach to employment assistance services. 

Clients can expect to:

  • Develop effective job search tools such as:  resumes, cover letters, thank you notes, reference pages, etc.
  • Practice interviewing skills
  • Identify employment interests, skills, experience, and work history
  • Identify resources for finding available positions
  • Develop networking strategies
  • Explore career paths and build skills

For one-on-one employment assistance, contact Kerri Simafranca at kerri@icafoodshelf.org; (952)279-0286. 

Follow us on Twitter!  We have a Twitter handle just for Employment Assistance. You will be able to access job information quickly and easily via your smartphone or computer.  Go to @EAatICA

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New Information as of 4/18/2014!

Upcoming Job Events:

  • Prescription Landscape Hiring Day. Prescription Landscape is hiring for Seasonal Crew Members. Join us on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the St. Paul WorkForce Center (Fairview Ave). Click here for flyer.

  • 20-Minute Résumé and Job Search Assistance at the Ridgedale Library
    Thursday, May 8, 10 a.m. – noon
    In your 20-minute appointment, a certified professional résumé writer will work with you to make your résumé the best it can be. The appointment will also include job search advice and an overview of interview questions. Sign up at the library when you arrive and bring your résumé.  Click here for more information.


  • Apply for a job at a grocery store near you using this link!  Click here.  
  • Take another look at the training programs offered by Goodwill/Easter Seals.  Once you have completed one of the programs, Banking and Finance, Medical Office, Contact Center, Construction, Automotive Service, or Retail, Goodwill/Easter Seals will assist you in finding a job related to your training.   

New Training Opportunities:

  • Interested in a construction job?  There is some great training available through HIRED - 4-Week Green Construction Trades Course.  In 2013, the average wage for construction course participants who found a construction-related position was $15.43.

  • Cullinary SKills Training Program at Catholic Charities Opportunity Center in Minneapolis.  A 10 week class to prepare for food industry jobs.  Click here for more information.

  • Exciting (free) training opportunities available at North Hennepin Community College through IOCP.  Contact Kerri directly at (952) 279-0286 for information.

New Job Opportunities:

  • Servisair has Airport Ramp Agent and Airline Fueling Technician postions (full-time and part-time) available. (See Kerri for detailed job descriptions.) Send your resume to msp.hr@swissport.com, indicate the job title in the subject line of your email cover letter.  You can call Leslie at (612) 727-1565 if you have any questions.  
  • Many job opportunities at the Minnesota State Fair!  Online registration begins May 5th.  You must visit the Employment Center on the fairgrounds in person to activate your registration.  Click here for more information.  
  • Bus Drivers are in high demand.  Lorenz Bus Service is one of the firms hiring.  Click here for more information or contact Tyshonna Rodgers Newell at 612-221-4656; tyshonnaN@lorenzbus.com
  • Dairy Queen in Minnetonka (near 7 and 101) is hiring.  Stop by for an application or get one at ICA (see Kerri).
  • Volt has many assembly jobs in the west metro area.  Call Laryssa at 651-756-6887 or visit the website
  • Award Staffing is hiring production, assembly, bindery, food production and seasonal work positions.  Click here to complete an online application.  Once you have submitted an application, call 952-924-9000 or stop at one of the locations to speak with a staffing coordinator.
  • Many employment opportunities are available at Franklin Street Bakery.  Click here for online application instructions.
  • Summer job opportunities at Bayview Event Center in Excelsior - click here!
  • Seasonal job opportunities with the City of Minnetonka, click here.
  • City of Hopkins has current job openings, click here.
  • The West Side Community Organization (WSCO) is hiring for a Food Justice Project Coordinator!
    The position is currently half-time, with potential for expansion if fundraising efforts are successful.
  • Davanni's in Minnetonka is hiring Delivery drivers and Kitchen Help!  Click here for application information.
  • MN State Department of Human Services Multiple Job Openings. MN State Dept of Human Services, St. Paul 




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