• Hannah Kamath

Resources, Events, Jobs & More: May 2022

Check out new and returning resources, jobs, community events, and more each month.


Jobs & Paid Opportunities

  • United Renters for Justice / Inquilinxs Unidxs Por Justicia (IX) is hiring an Operations and Bookkeeping Organizer. Learn more and apply here.

  • The Minnesota Historical Society is now hiring for Program Facilitator positions at Historic Fort Snelling. Learn more and apply here.

  • The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is hiring for multiple positions. See all positions and apply here.

  • Hired is offering FREE Career Training in Medical Call Centers and Office Administration. Learn more and sign up here.

  • Fresh Energy is hiring a Senior Associate, Advocacy Campaigns. Learn more and apply here.

  • The Family Partnership is hiring for several positions. Learn more and apply here.

Resources

  • HomeHelpMN is offered through Minnesota Housing to help if you have fallen behind on your mortgage or other housing-related expenses due to the pandemic. Learn more and apply here.

  • Minnesota has a streamlined application for benefits such as cash, food, emergency housing, and child care assistance. Learn more and apply here.

  • Utility assistance is available through the Energy Assistance Program. Learn more and apply here.

  • Free Vehicle Diagnosis Parts and Repair Outdoor Event to help Minnesotans in need Saturday, May 21 from 8AM to 8PM - Neill Park in Burnsville - 13501 Upton Ave S. Learn more and register here.

  • All youth programs and sports are free beginning this summer at 17 Minneapolis parks and facilities. Learn more and register here.

  • Minnesotans can order two test kits per home (for a total of four tests) at Order your free at-home rapid tests. The website includes information on at-home rapid testing, a video demonstration and FAQ on how to use the iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test, and a link to place orders with the state’s fulfillment partner, Care Evolution.

  • Find free COVID-19 Vaccines and community testing sites here.

  • SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program is now accepting applications in the greater metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Emerging Leaders is a 6-month intensive training program that helps small business owners get unstuck and take their business to the next level. Learn more here.

  • CURA's Neighborhood Organizing and Leadership program is looking for Black, Indigenous and People of Color to participate in a free training to support and assist them on their journey toward leadership. Learn more here.


Events & More

  • Longfellow Community Council is presenting a series of community conversations to bring the community together to share ideas for the 3rd Precinct site. Register here.

  • HOURCAR is expanding its two-way carshare service through the Multifamily EV Carshare Pilot Project. Are you interested in providing two EVs in a carsharing program as an amenity to your building and community residents? Check out the information here to see if your property would be a good fit! Applications are open now through our priority deadline of June 30, 2022.

  • Hennepin County staff are doing strategic planning to identify priorities for county efforts supporting educational success and youth well-being. They want to hear about your lived experiences and the concerns of educator and youth advocates. To share your knowledge and expertise in supporting educational success for children and youth, complete this survey by Friday, May 13th.

  • Learn more about serving on the Seward Co-op Board of Directors! Candidate information sessions will be held prior to board meetings on May 31, June 28 and July 26. Learn more here. Register for the May Info Session here.

  • A new exhibit at Hennepin History Museum(HHM), Separate Not Equal: The Hale-Field Pairing, examines the themes of legal precedents and landmark rulings leading up to school desegregation; community support and opposition; racial boundaries in South Minneapolis; the lived experience of students, parents, and teachers during the pairing; measurable outcomes of success; and what it means for today. The public is invited to an opening reception on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Members of the project team will participate in panel discussion throughout the day. Admission is free or pays as you can; reservations are required.

  • Save the date: The 2022 Community Connections Conference will now be held Saturday, May 21. Learn more and make plans to attend here.

  • After a break in 2020 and a limited run in 2021, Open Streets Minneapolis is back with a full season of events for 2022, including Open Streets East Lake on Saturday, Aug. 13.! Learn more and find all dates here.

  • Vote for a Powderhorn business in the Star Tribune's 'Minnesota's Best' competition! It’s time to choose Minnesota’s best professionals, businesses, restaurants, and cultural institutions. Learn more and cast a vote here.



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