Carver County Workforce Services is now known as CareerForce in Chaska!
CareerForce is Minnesota's rebranded workforce center system supporting career development opportunities and talent recruitment needs. There are 50 Career Force locations around the state. All of our programs and services have improved to drive prosperous outcomes for career seekers, employers and all partners. CareerForce is here to help job seekers find a career that helps everyone strive, and to help Employers to find talent they need. Please feel free to stop by and visit us! We welcome all job seekers and employers!
CareerForce offers support and resources for job seekers. The staff oversees employment and training programs and provides workshops and training events. CareerForce also offers employer services and programs for local companies.
CareerForce in Chaska is now partnering with Metro Transit to issue Transit Assistance Program cards.
To find out more about the services at CareerForce in Chaska, check out this article by Megan Glenn from SunPatriot Newspapers.
CareerForce in Chaska wants to make available to you the following information & resources.
DEED Development Blog - Phase 3 What this means for Businesses and Minnesotans
If you are laid off and have questions about insurance, please review information posted by DEED
We are currently hosting Employers of the Day online, to find out more see below:
The CareerForce lab is located at 602 E. 4th Street in Chaska is open to the public five days a week from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Some of the resources available are:
- Computers to be used for job search or work related purposes.
- Reference books to research companies.
- Videos to assist in your job search.
- Job Leads from the Southwest Metro area.
- Printer, copier and fax machine that can be used for job search purposes.
- Resource Room Specialists who can help to answer your questions.
- Information on community resources for those who are homeless, low-income, or at risk of homelessness.
Minnesota Family Investment Plan (MFIP) / Diversionary Work Program (DWP)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Employment and Training Program
Referred to as SNAP - E and T this program is for individuals ages 18 to 50 who are currently receiving SNAP food support. For information on SNAP Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) call Intake at (952) 361-1600.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program is for adults who are low-income. It is designed to serve the "universal client" with priority given to certain target groups. A person must be screened for eligibility before receiving any training funding. For more information call (952) 361-1711.
It is essential that you fill out the application completely and provide all needed information and verification so that we can determine eligibility. May need to provide additional information or eligibility criteria.
Youth Summer Application deadline was May 22nd, 2020. If you are still interested in applying for the summer youth program please contact Michael Branscum at Mbranscum@co.carver.mn.us or (952) 361-1717 to find out more.
Please fill out application completely so we can determine if you are eligible.
Once your application has been screened for eligibility, Michael will contact you to schedule an appointment.