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Volunteers Sought for Vacancies on Workforce Investment Board

This 27-member board develops and studies programs to provide jobs for unemployed persons in suburban Hennepin and Carver counties.

 

Editor’s Note: The following announcement comes from Hennepin County.

 

The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for four vacancies on the Hennepin County Workforce Investment Board.

This 27-member board develops and studies programs to provide jobs for unemployed persons in suburban Hennepin and Carver counties, by increasing the involvement of the business community in employment and training. The board also analyzes needs for employment and training services, makes recommendations about program plans and basic goals, evaluates employment and training programs, recommends strategies to increase private-sector employment opportunities for economically disadvantaged residents, and appoints and oversees a local Youth Council.

Members serve a three-year term and meet monthly, usually on the second Tuesday of the month from noon to 1:30 p.m. at various locations.

There are two vacancies in the business category for persons in management level positions who live or work within suburban Hennepin or Carver counties; one vacancy for a member from a public economic development agency; and one vacancy for an individual in rehabilitation services. There are no incumbents seeking reappointment for these vacancies.

The deadline for applications is May 23. Interviews will be held at the following board committee meeting.

For more information about this vacancy or other advisory board appointments, and to apply online, visit the Hennepin County website at www.hennepin.us/volunteering.

 

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