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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. 

Take advantage of walk-in hours with the Employment Specialist

Kerri, will be available Thursdays from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm for walk-in appointments/questions at the new K-Tel location. Get some quick help with your resume, cover letter, job application, job search, etc. Learn about new job opportunities, too!

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

Sign up for a Twitter account here

New Information as of 1/22/2015 

Access to computers for job search

The west suburban office of Hennepin County Human Services located at 1011 1st Street South, Hopkins in the Wells Fargo Building has 3 computers available from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm for your use. There is printing capability and someone available to assist you in navigating the computer.

New Training Opportunities

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

First Student will be recruiting at ICA!

Learn more about opportunities at First Student, visit a company representative at K-Tel from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday, 1/26/15First Student pays $15/hr for driving positions, allows your children on the bus during routes, and offers great benefits. Click here to access pre-application.

New Job Opportunities

  • Sears Imported Autos has positions open in the service area. Click here to download the application and/or stop by and talk to Riede Willemsen in Service. Good benefits and opportunity for advancement.
  • Hedberg Supply open positions - Accounting Assistant, Landscape Sales Rep, Yard Lead, Customer Service Associates, and other various marketing positions.  Click here for application information or contact HR at 763.392.5913.
  • There are many Leeann Chin job opportunities - call Chris @ 612.991.0677.  Click here to download an application.
  • Job Opportunities at Seward Community Co-op in Minneapolis. Click here to apply.
  • Program/House Manager opportunity at Dungarvin. Apply at dungarvin.com, requisition #14-0154 and attache your resume. Dungarvin encourages applicants of all minority backgrounds to apply. 
  • Genereux Fine Wood Products in Monticello is looking for line workers to assist in the production of cabinets. Call Pat at 763.271.6931, if interested.
  • Apex International has many openings for manufacturing positions.  Click here for website or apply in person and interview by stopping in at their office, 134 Columbia Court Chaska, MN  55318.  
  • Deli Express is hiring several positions in Eden Prairie.  
  • Lunds and Byerly's is hiring - they have many signs up in their stores!  Click here for website.
  • JCPenney has many openings in the Twin Cities metro area
  • Cub Foods at 101/7 is hiring for many positions.  Contact Brian at 952.938.1404.

Construction industry websites:  

  •   Click here to view state construction positions available.  Register on the Construction Hiring Connection here.
  • Tradesmen International - click here
  • Roofing and flooring positions at CentiMark and QuestMark. Click here for job opportunities, email at HR@centimark.com, or call Mark Frazier at  (952) 656-9973.


References are so important - have them lined up and ready before you apply and interview. How to choose the right references for your job search.  

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