Office Specialist with Hennepin County
Monday, August 15, 2022 to Friday, September 30, 2022
Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Free Training Program at PPL's Career Center as an Office Specialist with Hennepin County About the Program: - Develop your administrative skills to obtain a position as a Hennepin County Office Specialist. - Starting wage is $20.50 per hour plus benefits and career laddering. - Program includes Hennepin County’s own internal trainings and unique networking opportunities. - Earn certificates in Microsoft Office & Customer Service. Details: - August 15th - September 30th, 2022 - Virtual Training Classes - Classes run 9 a.m.-1p.m. Monday - Friday - Enrollment process must be completed by August 5st! - Enrollment ends on August 5th with limited capacity CONTACT US NOW Qualifications Include: High school diploma or GED - Must be at least 18 years of age - Legal to work in the United States - Need at least 18-months clerical experience - Proficient math and reading skills How to get started: The first step for all PPL training programs is to attend a virtual information session. Join via Zoom on your phone or computer every Monday from 10 a.m.–11 a.m. Request an invite by visiting our website: www.ppl-inc.org/career-readiness-programs **MUST HAVE ENROLLMENT STEPS COMPLETED BY 8/5/22

Online or Virtual Information
August 15th - September 30th
Virtual Training Classes run 9 a.m.-1p.m. Monday - Friday + 2 hour self-paced homework

How to Participate

The first step for all PPL training programs is to attend a virtual information session. Join via Zoom on your phone or computer every Monday from 10 a.m.–11 a.m. Request an invite by visiting our website: www.ppl-inc.org/career-readiness-programs

Outcomes

This program includes training in MS Office skills, the StrengthsFinder personal assessment, financial coaching, customer service, empowerment and workplace influence, business writing, and more. Many of these trainings are delivered by Hennepin County trainers and are part of the training curriculum for all new county employees. You will also receive support and feedback on resume and interviewing skills from Hennepin County hiring specialists. You will be prepared for a mid- to upper-level administrative position with Hennepin County, an employer offering competitive pay and benefits, a variety of work settings, and numerous internal career paths. Recent graduates have accepted positions in the county's medical examiner's office, behavior health clinic, human resources department, corrections department, information technology (IT), and more.

Program Costs

Free - Based on Household Income up to 200% to the poverty-line.

You are able to pre-screen yourself by referencing the Federal Poverty Guidelines here: https://www.projusticemn.org/fedpovertyguidelines/ or a PPL Intake Team member can talk through your household circumstance after attending an Information Session.

 

Sign up for an Info Session here: https://www.ppl-inc.org/career-training-info-session-signup

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