Office Specialist with Hennepin County

Monday, February 13, 2023 to Friday, March 31, 2023
Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2 Hour Self-Paced
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2 Hour Self-Paced
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2 Hour Self-Paced
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2 Hour Self-Paced
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2 Hour Self-Paced

PPL's free Office Specialist career pathway program prepares you for a mid- to upper-level administrative position with Hennepin County. This employer offers 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.  Application submission ends on January 23rd with limited capacity. This program is NOT for current Hennepin County employees.  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.

Online or Virtual Information
Hybrid - at least 3 in-person sessions during programming (Orientation, Government Center tour, and graduation). Learn more at our Information Session!

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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