Job Skills Training Collaborative

The Job Skills Training Collaborative is comprised of workforce development professionals from government, education and the private sector. The group meets on the odd months of the year in January, March, May, July, September and November from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm at United Way of Olmsted County. They discuss the latest employment and workforce trends and possible opportunities for United Way-sponsored training initiatives.

Join this dynamic group of professionals.

Framework Measurement Goal

By 2015 400 people at or below 280% poverty complete job training skills and gain employment working 30+ hours/week, 45 weeks/year, with health benefits, earning more than $10.00 per hour.

Purpose of Job Collaboration Team

  • Identify where employees are needed in Olmsted County
  • what industries are growing                                 
  • what skill sets are needed to meet that need      
  • what support structures are available for recruitment, screening, training, and placement