Our Workforce Strategies program prepares participants for employment in livable-wage jobs. The program is anchored around individually tailored, culturally responsive case management. Services include career counseling, goal setting, skill building, resume development, lifestyle assessment, and interview practice. We also offer forklift certification and recruitment fairs.

Interested in Workforce Strategies? Complete the form below.

Workforce Resources for Everyone

  1. Workforce Strategies Room: This dedicated space in Suite 120 at Sabathani is equipped with computers, a printer, and job postings. It’s available to you Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Feel free to drop by whenever you need a peaceful environment to work on your job applications. 

  1. One-on-One Assistance: Maria Sorensen, our Career Coordinator, has open hours weekly, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 1 to 3pm in the Workforce Strategies Room. Stop by for personalized assistance without the need for an appointment. 

  2. Free Forklift Training & Certification: Sabathani offers a free forklift training and certification, generally on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month. In one day, you get certified to run a forklift, and our Workforce Strategies program will refer you to suitable employment opportunities. Call us at 612-821-2308 to sign up for an upcoming session or to learn more. 

Workforce Programs for Youth

If you’re under age 24 or 25, you may be eligible for our new youth programs that offer additional workforce training options:
  • Environmental Sustainability Academy: For ages 18 to 24, this paid 13-week training session puts you on the path to become a certified home energy auditor or insulation installer. First session begins October 17, 2023. Click here to learn more. 
  • Open Doors: For ages 16 to 25, this program offers an opportunity to learn drone operation, a licensed drone pilot, opening up exciting opportunities in this expanding field. Click here to learn more. 


Email our Career Coordinator Maria Sorensen at msorensen@sabathani.org.

Workforce Strategies Interest Form

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