Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services, Inc. Receives Support Services Grant from the State of Minnesota
CMJTS Will Provide Additional Training and Work Opportunities to Low-Income People
MONTICELLO, MN — September 26, 2019 — Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services, Inc. (CMJTS), the nonprofit employment and training partner of the local CareerForce System, has received a two-year, $80,000 grant from Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development. This grant will help low income individuals connect with satisfying and family-sustaining careers.
CMJTS’ Colorful Tomorrow project will provide employment preparation assistance, financial literacy instruction, career training, paid internships, and entrepreneurial skills exploration activities to 25 additional residents of Central Minnesota, particularly those receiving public assistance. All Colorful Tomorrow participants will be People of Color and CMJTS will focus recruitment on the Willmar and Southeast St. Cloud areas.
To learn more about this career training opportunity, contact CMJTS at (800) 284-7425. Employers interested in connecting with Colorful Tomorrow participants, to provide opportunities for workplace learning, consider candidates for employment, or provide other assistance with this initiative, are also encouraged to call.