Goodwill Easter Seals Offers No Cost Job Training

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Goodwill Easter Seals of Minnesota (GES) is offering free, job training and placement for individuals looking for careers in construction, automobile service, information technology and business.

“Our classes run year-round,” says Jacqueline Reding of Goodwill. “We start new classes approximately every 7-12 weeks, depending on the class.”

GES instructors will teach the technical skills needed to be successful in the industry, while “Career Navigators” assist students with resume writing, interviewing, job search and advancement, and provide mentoring services for at least one year after graduation.

“We are looking for students who want a career in the industry,” says Reding.

If you are interested in learning more, students can follow the links below each program. You can also contact Reding at 651-379-5837 or


  • 12 weeks
  • Monday-Friday: 8am-2:30pm
  • Goodwill Training Location – St. Paul, Job Site, Distant Learning  

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  • Driver’s license is required
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday-Friday: 8am-12:30pm
  • Distant Learning and Goodwill Training Location – St. Paul

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Information Technology

  • 10 weeks
  • Monday-Friday: 9am-1pm
  • Distant Learning with our staff at Goodwill

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YouthBuild is a 22-week program for 16-24-year-old individuals who are unenrolled in school and seeking their high school diploma or GED.  There are three components to the program: Academics, Construction and Leadership.  Call or text Interest to 612-424-1050.

Updated 7/22/21: Starting July 27th, 2021 attend an information session on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 2:00pm-3:00pm at our Automotive and Construction training facility at 635 Prior Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55104.

Last Updated on July 22, 2021

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