Join our workforce Development
Join our program
As a participant in Better Futures, success first depends on three commitments. Reuse Warehouse
• Commitment to the whole team. You are committed to yourself and the entire team working with you to build a healthier, happier life.
• Commitment to change and being compassionate and patient with the change along the way.
• Commitment to work, and being ready willing, and able to do it every day.
Better Futures Minnesota provides equal employment opportunities to all
employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, included recruiting,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,
compensation and training.
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY HIRING, BUT WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW PARTICIPANTS.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you interested in joining our workforce development program?
What are the requirments for joining better Futures?
In order to join better Futures MN as a participant you must be a resident of Hennepin or Ramsey County, at least 18 years or older and have been recently released from incarceration or on probation/parole for at least a year. You must be committed to work, being ready, willing and able to do it everyday. You must have a willingness to change while being compassionate and patent with the changes along the way.
Please note we cannot accept anyone with Adult sex or arson crimes.
What is the location and hours of the program?
We are located at 2620 Minnehaha Ave in Mpls and the day starts at 7am and ends at 3:30pm Monday - Friday. Please note there are times where weekend work is available if you choose.
Is a job provided with our workforce development program?
Yes, during the first two - three weeks you will go through our training and academy program. After you have successfully complete the paid training you will be ready to work in one of our various business lines which include deconstruction, property maintenance, appliance recycling or janitorial. We will rotate you through various business lines so you have a variety of work experience.
These must apply in order to join our workforce development
Reside in Hennepin or Ramsey counties.
Not be charged with adult sex or arson crimes
Be incarcerated and about to be released and working with a case worker.
Recently released (within the past year) or currently on probation/parole for up to a year.
Demonstrate a consistent willingness to change, via participation in a victim impact group or similar activities.
Shoe dedication to support your children and engaging in positive parenting practices.
Want to join our program, please answer every question below.
If you do not answer the incarceration question, we will assume you are not eligible for our program.
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