Employment & Training
COVID-19 Status Update
All Hiring Events and in person meetings are cancelled until further notice. We will continue to work during this time, and all appointments and orientations will be done over the phone. All paperwork will be processed as it is received, as usual. If you need to drop off paperwork, you may place it in our secure 24-hour drop off box that is located right outside of our office door at 752 Canterbury Road South in Shakopee. Items will picked up every top of the hour during our normal business hours. You may also use our fax at 952-496-8675. You may call your Employment Counselor direct or call 952-496-8310 and leave your full name, case number and a detailed message. All calls will be returned within 24-48 hours. Thank you for your patience during this time.
Scott County Employment and Training is a division of Health and Human Services Department and a Dakota/Scott CareerForce partner.
Are you unemployed or underemployed? Are you looking to update your current skill set? You can complete and return a Contact Record to our office and call us to discuss your options at 952-496-8310.
The Dislocated Worker Program offers free services to help eligible individuals that are 18 year of age and older find suitable reemployment. The Adult Program provides employment and training services to eligible adults 18 years of age and older.
The Diversionary Work Program (DWP ES) is a short-term (up to 4 months) work-focused program which requires immediate participation with employment services.
Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP ES) is Minnesota's welfare reform program for families with children.
The Senior Community Service Employment Program provides part-time community service jobs for people 55 years of age or older who meet income guidelines.
The purpose of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP E & T) is to help Food Support recipients find employment.
The Youth Program provides summer and year-round work experience and academic enrichment activities.