• Hannah Kamath

Resources, Events, Jobs & More: September 2022

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


Jobs & Paid Opportunities

  • Jewish Community Action is hiring a Communications Manager. Learn more and apply here.

  • The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is hiring part-time Zamboni drivers. Learn more and apply here.

  • The Family Partnership is hiring for a variety of positions including; communications coordinator, bus drivers, and more. See them all and apply here.

  • Reverie Café + Bar is hiring a Lead Line Cook. Learn more and apply here.

  • Artists! Apply to create murals celebrating the new Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Comprehensive Plan by September 19. Compensation for selected artists is a $6,000 artist fee and $3,000 materials stipend. Learn more and apply here.

  • Sabathani Community Center and Xcel Energy present a career and resource fair for members of the South Minneapolis community on Saturday, September 10 Noon to 4 p.m. at Sabathani Community Center -310 E. 38th St., Ste. 200. Meet representatives from Xcel Energy, Center for Energy & Environment (CEE), WCCO - CBS, Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis Community College and more! Sign up for the Career Resource Fair at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040449aaa62ca6fb6-xcel and learn more about Xcel Energy’s Day of Service at xcelenergy.com/DOSInfo.


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. 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.

  • 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.


Events & More

  • Powderhorn Porchfest is back on the block on Sept. 17th from 4-10 PM! Join us for FREE music and activities. Grab a bite to eat at a local food truck and a drink from the Reverie Beer Garden. Learn more here. Powderhorn Porchfest is a community collaboration, join us with a donation here.

  • Check out a pay-what-you-can performance of Iphigenia at Aulis at Powderhorn Park on Sept. 9th & 10th at 6PM. Learn more and get tickets here.

  • Hosted by the City of Minneapolis, the ninth annual Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit takes place Sept. 16 at Minneapolis College. The summit, which is free and open to the public, includes both virtual and in-person events. Learn more here.

  • The Taco Tour on Lake Street is back! Saturday, September 24 from 11AM - 4PM along Lake Street between Clinton Ave & 19th Ave S. Discover and visit the Taquerías/Cafes on a self-guided Tour, enjoy activities for all ages, and more! Learn more here.

  • Revealing & Healing Histories: Racial Covenants Then and Now will premiere Monday, Sept. 26 at the Parkway Theater. This inspiring event will feature an educational bike tour, live performances, music, and the premiere of a new TPT series, Jim Crow of the North Stories starting at 5:45 p.m. The evening will look at how Minneapolis residents have responded to the rising awareness of racist covenants, redlining, and other forms of damaging segregation. The films and live performances will explore the history of systemic racism while lifting up Black resistance and resilience in the past as well as present-day changemakers looking to right historical housing injustices. Reserve seats here.

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