State Agencies and Local Workforce Development Staff Invite Minnesotans to “Follow Your Heart to a Caring Career”

1 Jun 2023


Minnesota's Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) along with the Department of Human Services (DHS) are among the state, regional and local organizations working together to raise awareness about the many employment opportunities now in home-, community- and facility-based care. The Follow Your Heart to a Caring Career campaign launching today encourages anyone who wants to make a difference in the lives of others – including recent high school graduates, students interested in exploring caring careers and New Americans who are learning English – to consider employment that serves Minnesotans with disabilities and elders across the state.

"Many of these positions can be started with a high school diploma or equivalent and no health care experience – employers often provide the necessary training," said DEED Temporary Commissioner Kevin McKinnon. "Some of the positions offer scheduling flexibility, to help people work more easily with their child care or class schedules. We invite job seekers to learn more about these positions which many people may have not considered."

Read the complete article from Minnesota Employment and Economic Development here.