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Resources, Events, Jobs & More: October 2022

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

Jobs & Paid Opportunities

  • Nicollet Island East Bank Neighborhood Association is hiring a Neighborhood Coordinator. Learn more and apply here.

  • The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) is hiring a Community Outreach Specialist and Projects and Grant Specialist. Learn more and apply here.

  • The Minnesota State Arts Board is hiring a Grant programs assistant and a Program officer. Learn more and apply here.

  • Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) is seeking a Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership (GGAL) Program Facilitator. Learn more and apply here.

  • African Career, Education and Resource (ACER) is hiring a Director of Organizing, Non-Partisan Voter Registration Canvasser, and an Economic & Community Development Intern. Learn more and apply here.


  • 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. Note that the income cap is extended to $50,000/per year and the deadline has been lifted.

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

Events & More

  • Draft Concepts: Powderhorn Park Improvements Meeting - Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 at Powderhorn Park. After gathering feedback from the community during the summer, the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) has developed draft concept plans for improvements at Powderhorn Park. The draft concepts are also based the park's approved master plan. Join MPRB at at Powderhorn Recreation Center to learn more and share your feedback on the draft concepts.

  • Participate in a Walk Bike Roll Audit 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at Lake Street and Blaisdell Avenue near the former Kmart location. Share your feedback and vision for the new Nicollet Avenue with City of Minneapolis staff and representatives from Our Streets Minneapolis. The project represents a unique opportunity to help reshape the future of the site and contribute to an increased quality of life for people living and working in the immediate area. Learn more here.

  • Indigenous People Day at Midtown Global Market - Everyone is invited to attend this free, family-friendly event on Saturday, October 9, 2022, from noon until 2 p.m. in the Central Court.

  • Join PPNA, CANDO, Bancroft, and Bryant neighborhoods for Anti-racism Call to Action Part II on Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at Sabathani Community Center.

  • Powderhorn Annual Community Gathering - Thursday, October 13th from 6 - 7:30 PM. Join us on Zoom to learn more about the work of PPNA in 2021 and elect the 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Learn more here and vote early here.

  • 29th Annual Bare Bones Extravaganza! Friday, October 28th - Monday, October 31st from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. each night. BareBones Annual Extravaganza is a community-created spectacle pageant of larger-than-life puppetry, drama, stilting, dance, fire, song, and music that honors the circle of life by celebrating its seasonal arc of death in the Fall.



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