MVP Veteran Re-Careering Event

MVP Veteran Re-Careering Event

WHO: Military personnel in Transition from Service and Veterans
WHAT: Medtronic partner with MVPVets Second Veterans Re-careering Events
WHEN: August 17, 2017 11:30 Am – 2:00PM
WHERE: Medtronic Minneapolis 710 Medtronic Parkway Minneapolis MN 55432
WHY: to help provide career for transitioning Military Personnel
HOW: Contact Juliana Mercer, Managing Director MVPVets 619-363-1241


FREE Boots to Business Reboot Class Coming to Metro Area in July 2017

FREE Boots to Business Reboot Class Coming to Metro Area in July 2017

What: Free Entrepreneurship Training Course
Who: Veterans and their spouses
When: The first step of Reboot will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: At the Minnesota Bankers Association, 8050 Washington Ave South, Suite 150, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.
Why: Veterans who complete this one day course will then be eligible for step two: a FREE eight-week online entrepreneurship course.
POC: Sarah Swenty, 612-370-2316

Boots Business 2017 June.PDF

Minnesota Correctional Career Opportunities Career Fair

WHO: Military, Veterans and their Family

WHAT: MN Department of Corrections On Site Career Fair

WHEN: June 6, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: 7525 4th Ave, Lino Lakes, MN 55014

Explore exciting careers with the MN Department of Corrections. For questions prior to the event please contact Sarah Koivisto 651-717-6175

Please see attached for more information:

MN Dept of Corrections Career Fair Flier 2017

Minneapolis Service Platoon Leader Position Available – The Mission Continues

Subject: Minneapolis Service Platoon Leader Position Available – The Mission Continues

Twin Cities Veterans!

If you are looking for a way to give back to your community, and lead a team of volunteers through a series of projects and opportunities – then we encourage you to join us at THE MISSION CONTINUES!

This is your opportunity to report for duty in your community as a leader! The Mission Continues has an immediate need to select a new Platoon Leader for the Minneapolis Service Platoon that is serving North Minneapolis (see attached Operation North Advance description). The candidate who is selected would be required to attend Charlie Class 2017 Orientation in Boston, July 14-16, 2017; flight, room and board are covered! Your role as Platoon Leader would officially start after completing your training at Charlie Class.

Mission Continues Service Platoon Leaders are at the forefront of a movement of veterans continuing their service in their home communities. Service Platoon Leaders are responsible for organizing a Platoon, recruiting members, planning missions or service projects, and upholding The Mission Continues core values at all times. They’ll work directly with The Mission Continues staff to achieve these goals.

For more information and to apply to serve as a volunteer Platoon Leader, CLICK HERE:

Applications are due no later than MAY 15, 2017 – so apply today! IF you have applied to be a Platoon Leader in the past 6-months, then I ask instead of re-submitting an online application, notify me directly at  of your interest to apply.

To see how you can get involved in your Community: Charlie Mike

Platoons One Pager Minneapolis.pdf

In Service,

  • Lee Freeman
  • City Impact Manager
  • The Mission Continues | 1400 Van Buren St. NE Ste 200 | Minneapolis, MN 55413
  • M: 612-202-7958
  • Facebook | Twitter | Donate | CFC #46324

Don’t forget to check-out our new Calendar of Events page.

Family Assistant Center Specialist job announcements

We have openings for our Family Assistance Center Representatives all over the state, please see the PDF’s below for additional information.
JOB TITLE: Family Assistance Center (FAC) Specialist


OPEN PERIOD: Currently Open- Thursday 6 April 2017


VACANCY LOCATION: Various locations throughout the state of MN


1. Please go to our website “Careers” page for complete job description.
2. Click on “Job Announcements.
3. Use the search bar and type in the job location.
4. Click the “APPLY” button to complete an electronic application.
POINT OF CONTACT: Mrs Nancy Launderville or 651-282-4209






Top Senior Housing Companies Hiring Nationwide—New Jobs Available



Account Executive/Client Service Director
Creating Results
Woodbridge, Virginia

Chief Financial Officer
Immanual Lutheran Communities
Kalispell, Montana

Director of Health and Wellness-Saunders House
Senior Lifestyle
Wahoo, Nebraska

Sales Director
Legacy Lifestyles
Ocoee, Florida

Healthcare Adminstrator
Senior Living Communities
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Assisted Living Director
Continuing Life Communities

Visit the SHN Job Board for a complete list of opportunities


Child Youth and School Support Position Vacancy – Cottage Grove

job_vacancy-550x415Below and attached is a Child Youth and School Support (CYSS) job opportunity. This is a Full-Time civilian contracted position and we are looking for widest dissemination. Please share the attached information with Soldiers, Airmen and civilians.

JOB TITLE: Child and Youth Program Coordinator (CYPC)

EMPLOYER: Cognitive Professional Services

OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday 25 January 2017- Wednesday 8 February 2017



APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit resume via email

Point of contact for this position is: Ms Mary Orr at or 703-562-0553

Child Youth & School Support.2-8-2017.pdf

FAC position open in Rosemount


Job OpeningAttached is an announcement to fill a Family Assistance Center Position. There is a short deadline to apply and please note that while it will start in Rosemount, it has the potential to move to the Bloomington Armory. For more detailed information please see the PDF below. Let’s help gather some great candidates! Deadline to apply is 05 February 2017.

Specialist position advertisement-Rosemount MN.pdf

Build Your Dreams 5-Day Self Employment Workshop

What: Get a practical overview of the fundamentals required to start a small business in this FREE 5-day workshop for veterans and their family members.

When: Mondays Jan. 30 – Feb. 27, 2017 6:00-9:00 PM

Where: Women Venture 2012 E. Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55413

How: Space is limited to the first 30 registrants, so register now at:
or call (651) 632-8937


No cost to veterans


Hiring Correction Officers


career opportunityWHO: All Military, Veteran, families and the community

WHAT: Hiring Correction Officers
WHEN: Applications accepted December 12, 2016 – December 30, 2016
WHERE: Apply online at the Minnesota Careers website
WHY: Join a team with a national reputation for excellence
ABOUT: Salary: $17.17 to $20.37 ($35,851 to $42,533 annual) – Upon successful academy completion
$18.73 to $27.07 ($39,108 to $56,522 annual)- After one year
Work Locations: MN Correctional Facilities in Faribault, Lino Lakes, Moose Lake/Willow River, Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, Rush City, St. Cloud, Shakopee, and Stillwater


To stay connected on the latest and greatest events and resources for Service members, visit our Facebook page at and sign up for the e-postcard today!

Medtronic Career Awareness Day – January 25, 2017

career opportunity

On January 25th, 2017, Medtronic will be sponsoring Medtronic Career Awareness Day in partnership with and hosted by Minnesota National Guard Arden Hills Army Training Site. Medtronic leaders, recruiters and Veteran Employee Resource Group members will be discussing various career areas within the organization, and the skill translation of military experience into careers at Medtronic.

Please RSVP your attendance for the event before the event and send your questions to  Please see the PDF below for additional information.

Medtronic career day.pdf

Openings for RSP Contractor Positions – Bloomington and Rosemount

Job OpeningThe Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) has openings in Bloomington and Rosemount for RSP General Clerk II positions.

The RSP General Clerk II is responsible for administrative functions in support of Recruits in the Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP). RSP General Clerk IIs will perform all duties outlined in the Duty Task List to ensure successful execution of the contract. RSP General Clerk II are supervised by the contract RSP General Clerk III within their state. The National Guard Bureau, through the national contract Program Manager, will provide general and technical guidance.

See attached PDF’s for more information. Any questions can be directed to Mr. David Larson, contact information below.

MN RSP Contract Supervisor
Office: 651-268-8130

rsp general clerk in Bloomington MN

rsp general clerk in Rosemount MN

Coordinator of Veterans and Military Student Services position available

career opportunityA position is available through the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities for a Coordinator of Veterans and Military Student Services. More information can also be found on their website: . Please see the PDF below for additional information.
What: Position opening for Coordinator of Veterans and Military Student Services

Appointment: Full-time Tenure Track/Probationary

Where: St Paul Campus

When: Now through application deadline of November 28, 2016

How: To apply, go to


Contact: Carla Ballard
Human Resources

Minnesota Military and Veterans Career Fair and Networking Event


pbyr-unitedhealth-group-logo-fontWho: Military & Veteran
What: UnitedHealth Group month-long celebration of Veteran’s Day, onsite Military & Veterans career fair and networking event.
When: Thursday, November 10, 2016 – 5:30pm – 8:00 pm CT
Where: Optum Campus Building #1 (MN010) 11000 Optum Circle, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Why: To connect service members, veterans and their spouses to fortune 6 careers
How: Go to: and upload your resume prior to the event date 10 November 2016

military and veterans career fair and networking event.pdf

Veteran Service Officer position available- Wright County

great-opportunity-aheadSubject: Veteran Service Officer position available- Wright County

What: Wright County Service Officer Position available

When: Opening date: 10/11/16 Closing date: 10/26/16 04:30 PM

How: Applications may be filed on-line at:

for Location:
10 2nd Street NW, Room 235
Buffalo, MN 55313

Please see PDF below for further job description.


Job Posting & Application for Edible Arrangements

Help wantedBelow and attached are details for positions offered for Edible Arrangements, this Company would like to hire Military Veterans to fill these positions.

Attached are job descriptions for the different positions available at edible arrangements. All locations are in need of Customer Service/Fruit Experts, Productions team members, and delivery drivers.

Number to call with questions or to schedule interview: 763-420-3115, application form are available in the PDF below.

4 locations in the twin cities that are looking for part time help:

Maple Grove
13712 Grove Drive
Maple Grove, MN 55311
(763) 420-3115

1380 Duckwood Drive
Eagan, MN 55123
(651) 683-2067

5824 Lincoln Drive
Edina, MN 55436
(952) 935-2852

284 E. Travelers Trail
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 224-3640

application form

delivery job description

fruit expert job description

production job description


VA Veterans Job Fair – November 16

veterans-job-fairWhat: VA Veterans Job Fair

When: November 16, 2016 – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Where: Minneapolis VA Medical Center in the Auditorium (near the main entrance) One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417

Featured Businesses:
Health Partners, Comcast, Liberty Diversified, US Bank, UPS, Minnesota Orchestra, General Parts Group, Mains’l, Supervalu, Mall of America, US Post Office, Enterprise Holdings, Volt Workforce Solutions, Medtronic, Voigts Bus Company, Schmitty & Sons, MN Dept. of Employment, Minneapolis VA, MN Dept. of Human Services, Allied Barton, US Customs & Border Protection

No registration required, please come prepared for a potential interview and don’t forget your resume. For additional info please see the pdf below.


HRCI FAC Specialist position available in Mankato

Help wantedHRCI FAC Specialist position available in Mankato

Position Title: Army National Guard (ARNG) Family Assistance Center (FAC) Specialist
Location: Mankato Training & Community Center
100 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
Deadline for Application: 14 Oct 2016
Salary: $42,466 Annual
Availability: 11 Oct 2016

Please see PDF for attached application information for position.


Yolonda Von Itter
Military Family Assistance Specialist
HRCI ContractorMN National Guard Readiness Center
1536 Ben Franklin Dr
Arden Hills, MN 55112
Office: 651-282-4055
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