Friends of Career Solutions (FOCS) is a 501c3 Not-For-Profit collaborating with Career Solutions on workforce programs serving youth and immigrants. Thanks to sponsorships, donations, and grants, programs are FREE to participants. Donations are tax deductible.
Three-day, 10.5-hour program helps teens explore careers, discover their strengths and skills, and begin setting goals for their employment future. Sponsored by the Central Minnesota Initiative Foundation
CareerONE is a unique summer youth employability skills training opportunity which provides youth ages 14 – 17 with a realistic and positive work readiness training experience in a safe, nurturing and learning-rich environment; and prevents participants from regressing academically during the summer months.
CareerTWO is for teens 16-17 who have completed CareerONE. This summer program is designed for those who want a career in healthcare as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Or, expand readiness to enter the construction and manufacturing fields with OSHA certifications. More to come!
Central Minnesota Community Foundation DeZurik Express Employment Professionals Falcon National Bank Pipefitters Local 539 Simonson Lumber Women’s Fund of Central Minnesota Thomas Ritsche Foundation (CMCF)
Discovery Day Sponsors
CDL Brenny Transportation Performance Food Service Pilgrim’s Spee-Dee Delivery Coborn’s Knife River Rock On Trucks Bernick’s
Construction Horizon Roofing J-Berd Companies Rice Companies Simonson Lumber W Gohman Construction
Healthcare CentraCare Coborn’s NewPort Healthcare
Welding ATS CWMF DCI Inc Park Industries Polar Tank Trailer Rotochopper Geringhoff Louis Industries
FOCS Board of Directors: Dave Borgert–Chair, Crystal Lahr–Secretary, Jama Alimed–Treasurer, Tammy Biery–Executive Director
Friends of Career Solutions • 1542 Northway Drive • St. Cloud, MN 56303 • firstname.lastname@example.org • 320-342-3084