Non-Traditional Opportunities for Women (NOW)
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 to Sunday, April 30, 2023
Self-paced program information
Schedule is dependent on school and training program selected.

Women who are residents of Minnesota and one of the following:

  • Age 50+
  • A person of color
  • Low income

Funds are available to pay for short-term training leading to work that is considered non-traditional for women, in-demand and good wages.

  • Work 1:1 with an employment counselor
  • Interest and values assessments
  • Career exploration and labor market research
  • Develop a training and job search plan
  • Financial assistance
  • Job search assistance

Training & Job Title Examples

  • Construction or commercial painters
  • Welders
  • Heavy-truck drivers (CDL)
  • Highway maintenance workers
  • CNC operators
  • Glaziers (specialty occupation in construction)

Average starting pay, metro area = $18.02

How to Participate

Call Angela

651-275-8685

Email

Angela.Plumbo@co.washington.mn.us

Outcomes

Training & Job Title Examples

  • Construction or commercial painters
  • Welders
  • Heavy-truck drivers (CDL)
  • Highway maintenance workers
  • CNC operators
  • Glaziers (specialty occupation in construction)

Average starting pay, metro area = $18.02

Program Costs

No fee to those who qualify.

Eligibility: Women, age 18+, Minnesota resident and eligible to work in the U.S. 

PLUS ONE of the following: of color, or low income, or age 50+

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