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Vocational Evaluation

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Vocational Evaluation

This program is intended for anyone with a diagnosed disability who is unsure of their specific job goals or career direction. We assess a person's interests and strengths and assist them in creating a plan consistent with that assessment and their own 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 am - 4 pm
Schedule and hours of services determined by individual need

Program Description & Details

This program is intended for anyone with a diagnosed disability who is unsure of their specific job goals or career direction. We assess a person's interests and strengths and assist them in creating a plan consistent with that assessment and their own goals. This program also serves as a way to determine what specific supports or accommodations are needed for employment success.

Evaluations are conducted in a community business in line with the person’s interests. Rise’s evaluator is able to assess a person’s general work skills and behaviors as well as the specific job skills and physical demands required for a particular type of work. This also helps an individual determine if work in this field is a good fit. People are paid minimum wage while undergoing the work assessment.

Primary Service Activities

  • Current career fields available for a customized evaluation include
    • Retail
    • Clerical/Reception
    • Production
    • Data entry
    • Food service
    • Activities (child care, senior care)
    • Janitorial
    • Customer service

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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