Employment & Training
WE HAVE MOVED!Scott County Employment & Training is now located at the Government Center West building. See our new address and contact information to the right of this page.
* A 24-hour drop box is located in the circular driveway off of Atwood Street
COVID19 Status Update
Scott County offices are open to the public. The Career Lab will be open weekdays from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. No appointments are necessary to use the Career Lab. All onsite hiring events and workshops will remain suspended at this time. For information on virtual hiring events and virtual workshops go to: Careerforcemn.com.
Scott County Employment and Training is a division of Health and Human Services Department and a Dakota/Scott CareerForce partner.Are you unemployed or underemployed? Are you looking to update your current skill set? You can complete a Contact Record and drop it off at: Government Center West, 200 Fourth Avenue West, Shakopee. Contact Records can also be mailed or faxed to 952-496-8675. Or call to discuss your options at 952-496-8310.
The Dislocated Worker Program offers free services to help eligible individuals that are 18 year of age and older find suitable reemployment. The Adult Program provides employment and training services to eligible adults 18 years of age and older.
The Diversionary Work Program (DWP ES) is a short-term (up to 4 months) work-focused program which requires immediate participation with employment services.
Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP ES) is Minnesota's welfare reform program for families with children.
The Senior Community Service Employment Program provides part-time community service jobs for people 55 years of age or older who meet income guidelines.
The purpose of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP E & T) is to help Food Support recipients find employment.
The Youth Program provides summer and year-round work experience and academic enrichment activities.