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Paid Work Experiences

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Paid Work Experiences

This program provides opportunities for people to test out jobs and work environments to see if they might be interested in it long-term. We have businesses all across the community who partner with Rise to provide these paid work experiences to anyone who is unsure of their career interests and goals.

Please note: if you are interested in this program, but are unsure if you qualify, have appropriate funding, or have other concerns, please contact us. We are happy to partner with you to explore all options.

Location: 2003 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis MN 55418

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Schedule and location of services determined by individual need

Program Description & Details

Rise provides opportunities for people to test out jobs and work environments to see if they might be interested in it long-term. We have businesses all across the community who partner with Rise to provide these paid work experiences to anyone who is unsure of their career interests and goals.

Primary Service Activities

  • Person-centered work experience based on each individual's skills, interests, and career goals
  • Supervised by a Rise team member, an individual will spend 1-3 hours working to see if this is a type of job the individual might be interested in
  • Rise will assist people in finding experiences in various industries and business locations around the metro, depending on the goals and skills of the individual
  • Individuals will earn minimum wage while completing these work experiences

Program Funding Information

Funding sources most commonly used for this program:

  • Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Program Transportation Options

Transportation most commonly used to and from this program:

  • MTC
  • Metro Mobility
  • Anoka County Traveler
  • Self-arranged / Private / Personal

Please note: if you are interested in this program, but are unsure if you qualify, have appropriate funding, or have other concerns, please contact us. We are happy to partner with you to explore all options.

Contact Us

Want to learn more about this program or work with a Rise staff member to see if this program is a good fit?

Click either of the buttons below to get connected with a Rise staff member who can answer all your questions!

Contact: Kathleen Voss, Lead Vocational Evaluator (763) 222-6730, KVoss@rise.org

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