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Need Help Finding A Job?

  Daily Work provides free one-to-one case management, along with coaching and technical help to struggling job seekers in the community.
  We can help you get a new resume, learn insider interview tips, connect to resources for housing, clothing, and our new job club training class, and so much more!   For more information on how to take the first step, and find gainful employment. Please download the flier below.

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The Faces of Daily Work

  Many of our community's job seekers are able and willing to work, but for a variety of reasons, are unable to successfully secure employment or gain the skills they need on their own.
  To help, our staff and interns are dedicated to working to fill that gap by providing one-to-one, personalized coaching and mentoring to help them address their immediate needs and craft a plan to achieve permanent, living-wage work.
  Watch our video to hear their unique stories.

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Jeff's New Purpose

  Jeff knew he would face some tough challenges in his job search. Last October, he was unexpectedly laid off after eight years as a warehouse laborer. Before that, he worked in construction.
   “Physically, I knew I couldn’t do that kind of work anymore,” said Jeff, who is in his late 50s.
   Today, Jeff is working as a human services representative with Hennepin County, and he has a whole new sense of purpose.
    Read Jeff's story to see the difference your donations make!

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Get Connected to Daily Work's Job Seekers!

Daily Work's vision for our community is that it is a place where all people have the time and financial resources to be connected...to their employers, their neighbors, their schools, their places of worship, to mainstream society. Work makes that happen. Our mission is about connecting our job seekers to work and resources, but our blog is about connecting YOU, our friends and supporters, to our job seekers and their unique talents, perspectives and needs. It's about helping you know and feel the impact of your support and how it is making a difference in our job seekers' lives.


The Bus Trip that Changed my Perspective

The Bus Trip that Changed my Perspective I rode the city bus once as an adult and I never used it again ever. That experience brings back anxiety-filled memories of when I was a kid riding the school bus and I missed my bus stop when I fell asleep on the bus. All of these emotions of sadness and fear flooded me again when I rode the city bus. The voices in my head overflowed as I wondered “Gosh, am I really lost? How am I going to go home? Where am I? Is this a safe neighborhood to get …
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What is Welfare?

What is Welfare? When we think of the word “welfare”, most of us are conditioned to picture social programs designed to aid poor people or people with disabilities; SNAP (Food Stamps), Medicaid (Medical Assistance in Minnesota), Free and Reduced School Lunches, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (aka Minnesota Family Investment Program in Minnesota), Social Security Disability Insurance. These programs are heavily stigmatized and most are subject to means testing, in which the recipients have to prove that they are poor below a certain threshold and/or disabled and unable to hold a job. However, there is a more helpful, more complete …
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